LSC-Montgomery’s “Healthier U” Event for Community, Students is April 3-6

Published on: March 25, 2013

Lace up your sneakers and stretch out your legs for an event that’s sure to get your heart pumping! Healthier U, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual wellness expo and job fair, is set to take place April 3-6.

The proceeds raised from the four-day event provide scholarships for students in health-related and other academic programs at LSC-Montgomery. All events are open to the community, and no registration is required (except for the golf tournament).

Here’s the line-up of events:

Wednesday, April 3
Crock Pot Cook-off & Sweets Bake-off
Sampler Sale: $3 per person, includes food, drink, and dessert
All sale proceeds go toward student scholarships.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Silent Auction
Bid on items from a variety of local merchants, restaurants, and organizations.
All sale proceeds go toward student scholarships.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Blood Drive
To schedule an appointment, contact Suzie Solomon at (936) 273-7494
9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Thursday, April 4
Wellness Expo & Job Fair
Enjoy demonstrations, exhibits, products, and presentations from a variety of vendors.
Plus, several businesses will seek candidates, so bring your resume and be ready for informal interviews. There is no cost to attend.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Awards Ceremony
The scholarship recipients for 2012, as well as upper-level and long-running sponsors will be recognized.
12 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Silent Auction continues
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Health Science Center, Bldg. B)

Friday, April 5
Maverick Open Golf Tournament
Advanced registration is required.
River Plantation Country Club

Saturday, April 6
5K Fun Run and 1-Mile Walk
The event is free, but donations for student scholarships are accepted. Jogging strollers and leashed dogs are welcome.
Registration is at 8 a.m.; race starts at 9 a.m. (5th Floor of Campus Parking Garage)

Sponsors for the event include HCN/The Courier/The Villager serving at the Platinum ($1,500) level and Title Boxing Club-The Woodlands serving at the Gold ($1,000) level.

The Silver ($500) levels sponsors are Architectural Floors/The Mohawk Group; Hawkins Drywall; Ideal Finishes, Inc.; JobSparx; Life Fitness; LSC-Montgomery Office of the President; PBK; Texas Waffle Company, Ltd.; and WFF Facility Services.

The Bronze ($250) level sponsors are A Hug Away Health Care, Inc.; Abundant Life Chiropractic; BrightStar Healthcare; Connect 2 Health Chiropractic; Convergint Technologies, LLC; Core Power; Exer-Tech; Homewatch Caregivers; Juice Plus+; Letsos Company; NightBright USA, LLC; Redd’s Progressive Therapy; Sam’s Club; Signs By Tomorrow; Tri-County Services; and USE Credit Union.

For more information about Healthier U, visit www.LoneStar.edu/HealthierU.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.