The first Mind, Body and Soul Retreat Women's Health Fair is slated for Saturday, February 1 at the Girls Inc. Baker Center from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The event is free and will include blood pressure screening, HIV testing, breast exams and bone density testing. Lunch will be provided.
The event will also include a performance by the Girls Inc. National Championship Jump Rope Team, their cup stacking team and step dance team.
The fair was designed specifically to encourage women to get regular checkups. It is open to all women in the community between the ages of 15 and 100.
Workshops will also be offered on topics such as "Taking Ownership of Your Body." Other topics include domestic violence, alcohol and drug abuse, exercise and relaxation tips.
The event is sponsored by Girls Inc, South Columbus United Methodist Church, Dr. Kamesha Fair and Skitch Danielson, RN.
For more information call (706) 683-0809.