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Spring Into Wellness Fair is taking place May 11
May 10, 2018 — Human Resources

Wellness

Join us to enjoy free health and educational information, local farmers market and food trucks, entertainment, fun activities, contests, giveaways and much more at the Spring Into Wellness Fair.

The fair is free and takes place on May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 NW 1st St., Miami, FL 33128.

One Blood will be onsite (inside SPCC lobby) looking for potential bone marrow donors. That’s where you come in! In order to be identified as a possible match, you need to first join the Be The Match Registry.

Joining the Be The Match Registry is Easy!

  • A simple swab of the inside of your cheek is all it takes to join the registry
  • The swab will collect cells that will then be tissue typed and added to the registry
  • If you are a match for a patient in need a representative with the Be The Match Registry will contact you

The fair will be supporting the Be Bold. Be Gold. pediatric cancer initiative with special fundraising activities. Proceeds will be donated to local care centers.

Event Highlights

7 a.m.
Come out to the Power 96 zone on your way in to work. It’s fun and you can win prizes. Tricycle race competitors will be warming up around the fountain area outdoors too.

9 a.m.
Biometric Screenings open at the Employee Wellness Center. This is a chance to earn $20 and 25 wellness points. Bring your AvMed card. This is for employees only. Massages will be available.

10 a.m.
Fair is open. Stop by to learn, shop and exchange information with over 40 different groups outdoors. Gladiator Battle and Zorbing will be open. Sign up for Salad Wars at the Giardino Gourmet Salads booth. There is a $100 gift card available for the fastest eater. It’s Cesar Salad on the menu. Contest starts at 1 p.m.

Indoors, visit with the Be Bold. Be Gold. partners, donate blood, learn about air quality and so much more. Map available listing all participants.

11 a.m.
Live entertainment starts. Come out to hear Soul of Brass perform.  Get a good spot for the Be Bold. Be Gold. campaign kick-off with Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez.  Presentations start at 11:30 a.m.

12 o’clock
Meet the Biggest Winner and then join the fun at the tricycle races around the fountain. Root for your favorite among the sweet 16. Bragging rights and a new adult bike are the prize.

12:30 p.m.
Live entertainment continues with Mariachi Fiesta Grande. Soul of Brass will play indoors again. 

1 p.m.
Salad Wars commence in the lobby. No, it is not throwing salad, it is eating salad. Cesar Salad to be specific. See contestants chew their way to $100 gift card. More prizes for 1st and 2nd runner-ups too.

2 p.m.
Live entertainment continues with the Pro Elite Saxophonists.  There is still time to play, shop and grab lunch from food trucks and the farmers market.

Big thanks to our event sponsors including the Dade County Federal Credit Union and Sprint Works providing live entertainment from Creative Entertainment Group.

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