The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

Health Fair turnout exceeds expectations, organizers say


August 23, 2016

CHUCK LEWIS, right, watches as Sweet Home Family Medicine Physician’s Assistant Meaghan O’Connor conducts a blood pressure test on him during the health fair.

It looked like a mid-summer version of the Sweet Home Rock and Mineral Show Saturday, Aug. 20, as a steady flow of Sweet Home residents browsed displays and booths sponsored by area healthcare providers in the Activity Gym at Sweet Home High School.

Organizers said the inaugural Sweet Home Community Health Fair was a success.

“I’ve gotten nothing by positive feedback,” said Bob Dalton, who chaired the organizing committee.

“I personally went around to every vendor that participated. They were all excited, all looking forward to next year.”

Others said the attendance, on a hot...

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