Rush to Host Spring into Motion and Fitness Health Fair, Feb. 9
RU Caring, Rush University’s student-run organization, and Rush University Medical Center, will host their ninth annual Spring into Motion Fitness Health Fair on Saturday, Feb. 9 starting at 9 a.m. at the Benito Juarez Community Academy, 1450-1510 W. Cermak. Registration closes at 12:30 p.m. Rush collaborates with local sponsors to provide better access to health care for underserved communities from across the city of Chicago. This year, Chicago Bulls personalities will be on hand to encourage participation.
The Spring Into Motion and Fitness Health Fair offers free physical health screenings, immunizations, dental and vision assessments and mental health services. Blood glucose, blood pressure and body mass index screenings are performed at the fair. In addition, the event features an “aerobics marathon.” People will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including yoga and other relaxation workouts, dance demonstrations and kickboxing. Organizers hope to reach more than 1,000 people with services at the fair.
For information about signing up, contact Sharon Gates, Senior Director, Multicultural Affairs and Community Service, at (312) 942-3670.
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For more information about Upcoming Events, contact Sharon Gates
, Senior Director, Multicultural Affairs and Community Service at (312) 942-3670.
Visit the Rush Blog for information on past community outreach events.