Vendors, Students Take Part In Health And Community Awareness Fair

Monday, April 21, 2014
“Georgia Northwestern Technical College nursing students speak with representative at the Belhaven University exhibit at the Health and Community Awareness Fair held Thursday on the GNTC Walker County Campus.”
“Georgia Northwestern Technical College nursing students speak with representative at the Belhaven University exhibit at the Health and Community Awareness Fair held Thursday on the GNTC Walker County Campus.”

Vendors from across Northwest Georgia and the Tennessee Valley spoke with hundreds of students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College Thursday in the school’s annual Health and Community Awareness Fair.

GNTC served as the host for the Northwest Georgia event. Among those taking part were Costco, Center4SAVA, Blood Assurance, Chattanooga Allergy Clinic, Avon, Primary Healthcare Center, Bethel University, Youth Workforce Investment Act Services, GNTC’s Medical Assisting Program, GNTC Bobcat Athletics, Walker County Fire Department (Safety Kids), Belhaven University, GNTC’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter, and GNTC’s Student Leadership Council.

Representatives from these organizations provided information, giveaways, and services to all participants. The college’s Medical Assisting program provided blood pressure and glucose checks at the event.

Approximately 16,000 people benefit from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs, making it the largest college in Northwest Georgia and the fifth largest technical college in Georgia. For more information on the Practical Nursing program, call 706-764-3851 or e-mail to dcarson@gntc.edu.

 



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