Baton Rouge, La. – Members of the Southern University Land-Grant Campus will participate in the Faith Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church’s Weekend of Wellness Baton Rouge (WOW BR) Expo. The event will be held at the church’s location, 7330 Mickens Rd. in Baton Rouge.
This marks the second year that the church’s Health and Wellness Ministry Department has sponsored the event, which will feature the Healthy 2k18 Wellness Expo on September 8 from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. and ‘Hoops in the Glenn Oaks Neighborhood’ on September 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Communities of Color Network Regional Coordinator Frankie Poland and SU Ag Center Extension Associate for Community and School Gardens, Stephanie Elwood will make presentations on September 8. The two program areas, along with the Family and Human Development Unit will also have booths to provide participants with additional information about their respective programs.
The goal of the event is to highlight the importance and benefits of healthy lifestyles through health education, interactive games, activities, live cooking demonstrations, and entertainment.
For additional information about WOW BR, contact James or Margaret Evans at 225-367-8174.
The Southern University Ag Center and the SU College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences together are called the Southern University Land-Grant Campus.