World Heart Day To Be Celebrated On Wayne State Campus Thursday

WAYNE –  All are welcome to the campus of Wayne State College for World Heart Day activities this week.

According to a release from WSC, on Thursday, October 10 campus and community members can join visiting students in a variety of Heart-Hero activities from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will take place in the Kanter Student Center.

Morning activities from 9:15 until 11:30 a.m. include a tribute to Frank LaMere and understanding health disparities discussion. LaMere was a Winnebago civil rights advocate.

Afternoon activities from noon to 3 p.m. will feature Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Screening; Heart Art T-shirt printing (bring your own T-shirts); Healthy Spanish with Native Speakers; Heart Health Information and Activities; Mental and Behavioral Health Information as well as Service-Dogs and VetSETS – Supporting Military Personnel and Veterans.

Free visitor parking is available in Lot #10 on the east side of campus.

For more information, contact Barbara Engebretsen, Ph.D. professor in the Health, Human Performance and Sport Department at 402-375-7044.