Save the date for Springfield’s second annual Wellness Week

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Save the dates for the second annual Springfield Wellness Week! Sunday, March 24 through Saturday, March 30, the Springfield community will be hosting a series of health and wellness related activities – free and open to the public! Activities will take place at various locations, including the Springfield Town Library and the Edgar May Rec Center.

We’re excited to, once again, bring this collaborative event to the community to showcase the many health and wellness resources available in our area. Attend fun and engaging activities, classes, and presentations. Learn and experience more about what health and wellness means for you. Tai Chi, healthy food options, financial wellness, art, live music, and spiritual wellbeing are just some of the offerings featured at this year’s Springfield Wellness Week.

Join us for a keynote presentation by Dr. Scott Durgin, director of Lifestyle Medicine at Springfield Medical Care Systems Monday, March 25, at 5 p.m. at the Great Hall. Lifestyle medicine is a personalized approach to “helping you improve you.” Healthy snacks will be available for sampling. We’ll have free giveaways. There will be a smoothie bike for the kids too!

Look for the second annual Springfield Wellness Week’s calendar of events to come out in February.

Interested to get involved? Consider applying to be a presenter or activity leader! Or volunteer to help with the event planning. For more information, or to request a presenter application form, please contact kate.roome@vermont.gov.

  Written by Kate Roome, R.N., public health nurse and chronic disease prevention specialist.

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