11 Dec Health Expo & Career Fair Recap
The Valley Economic Alliance and Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) hosted the 2019 Health Expo and Career Fair at LAVC’s Student Union Plaza on Tuesday, April 23rd.
A special morning program kicked off the eventful day with remarks by Kenn Phillips, President and CEO of The Valley Economic Alliance, Denise F. Noldon, Interim President of LAVC and Dr. Douglas Marriott, Dean of Adult/Community Education and Workforce Development at LAVC.
The Health Expo promoted good nutrition, healthy eating and adopting an active lifestyle and offered free onsite health screenings such as blood pressure, BMI and HIV. Premier health providers and wellness based businesses were onsite offering resources, services, products, samples and giveaways. Exhibitors included AIDS Healthcare Foundation, American Red Cross, City of Hope, Tarzana Treatment Center, Hello Fresh, DaVita, Arbonne and many more.
“We really enjoyed being at the event and were able to screen 54 participants,” said Kelly Santen, Senior Manager of Business Transformation, DaVita.
The Career Fair offered attendees and Valley College students the opportunity to meet and network with employers and explore a variety of career paths and industries including H&M, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, Sears Operation Center, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and many more.
Event sponsors were Maximus and Daily News.