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Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Sponsors Health-Related Exhibits at Wilkes-Barre Health and Wellness Festival

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September 2, 2010

Screening and wellness information available at Blue Cross Pavilion

September 2, 2010, Wilkes-Barre, PA- Area residents will have the opportunity to receive free screenings and wellness information thanks to Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s sponsorship of the Wilkes-Barre Health and Wellness Festival this weekend.

The Health and Fitness Festival, organized by 3:16 Athletic Wear, includes the Blue Cross Health and Wellness Pavilion, which be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, September 3 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, September 4 on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre.

The Blue Cross Pavilion will feature free screenings, health-related information from local nonprofits and children’s activities.  A nutritionist also will be on hand to offer information on the importance of healthy eating.

BCNEPA will be providing wellness tips and health management information from representatives of the company’s Blue Health Solutions program.  BCNEPA members can also receive information about getting started with Blue Health Solutions. Members in the program work with health coaches on an individual basis to develop a personal wellness plan that incorporates diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices.   

For more information on the Health and Fitness Festival, visit

Media Contact:
Anthony Matrisciano