College to hold health and wellness carnival today


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  • Saturday, 06 Sep 2014

JOHOR BARU: Sunway College Johor Baru will be opening its gates for the public to join in the fun at their Health and Wellness Carnival, which will be conducted at the college campus here.

The event’s organising chairperson Ong Mei Mei said that a series of activities catered for visitors of all ages have been planned out for the carnival day, which is organised in conjunction with the college’s 10th anniversary.

“Members of the public are welcomed to join the staff and students in their effort towards the pursuit of personal wellness at the campus today from 10pm right up to 2pm.

“Visitors can anticipate a wide range of activities including from exhibition, health screening and wellness checks, blood donation drive to fun-filled activities such as laughter yoga, martial arts and a zumba latin dance workout,” she said.

Ong added that organisations including the National Stroke Association of Malaysia, Breast Cancer Support Group Johor Baru, Diabetics Malaysia Tanjung Putri Johor, National Transplant and Resource Centre would also be participating in the event.

“Regency Specialist Hospital will be providing consultation services to the public and a cooking demonstration will also be conducted by dieticians from the hospital.

“Free HPV vaccinations will also be given to the College’s eligible female students where almost 200 have already signed up for this benefit,” she said.

Ong also said that visitors who wish to know how they can qualify for the vaccination programme should approach the staff from the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN) for more information on that day.

“Through this carnival, we hope to raise the awareness on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and that personal wellness is not too difficult to achieve,” she said adding that early birds can expect to bring home a bag full of goodies.

She said that other fun-filled activities for the family include children’s colouring contest, simple quiz games, lucky draw and the Nestle Challenge Bungee Trampoline.


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