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The Escapees Care Center in Livingston is hosting its 28th Annual Health Fair March 10-15. Health Fair is a week-long event and open to the public. CARE’s main goal is to provide health awareness and education, as well as low-cost and/or free health screenings.

The event will kick off with the popular Soupfest on Sunday, March 10 from 3-5 p.m., where attendees sample a variety of soups. Soupfest will also include a raffle and a bar serving beer and wine. Monday is screening day with free blood pressure and blood glucose checks, along with Stroke Scan Plus screenings at a reduced rate and more.

Tuesday, blood drive and health-related seminars will be given by local medical professionals. Wednesday, Health Vendor Market will provide attendees an opportunity to meet healthcare professionals from the local community, and the annual dessert auction and lunch will be available for purchase. Thursday evening’s fundraiser dinner will serve the CARE Director’s award-winning smoked brisket barbecue plates. Tickets are $25

Escapees CARE Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization who caters to seniors offering a service, which allows them to live independently. All proceeds from the Health Fair will benefit Escapees CARE Residents and Respite program. To acquire dinner tickets or more information, call 936-327-4256 or find and follow them on Facebook.

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