Concord University to Host Annual Wellness Fair

ATHENS, W. Va. – Concord University will hold its annual Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 6th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ballroom located on the third floor of the Student Center on the Athens campus. This event is free and open to the public.

The Wellness Fair, cosponsored by the CU Wellness Committee, The Master of Arts in Health Promotion, and Master of Social Work program, will feature a variety of activities including mindfulness meditation throughout the day, a 30-minute yoga class, as well as vendors, flu shots, giveaways, chair massages, and more.

The yoga class will begin at noon and will be instructed by adjunct Concord University Instructor Jeri Elmore.  There will be three mindfulness classes, beginning at 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m., all led by the Concord University Social Work Club in the AB Conference Room, across from the Ballroom.

Groups that will have informational tables at the event include: Concord University Master of Social Work, Death by CrossFit, the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, Southern West Virginia Road Runners, Let’s CU Quit, Adventures on the Gorge, Pipestem Spa, and more. The Concord University Title IX office will be raffling off a bike at the event. Health and Physical Education students will also be hosting games of cornhole for attendees.

The Mercer County Health Department will be on hand to provide flu shots. Those wanting to receive a flu shot can provide insurance for a flu shot or pay $25. If there is anyone who would like a flu shot, but is either uninsured or cannot afford one, the Mercer County Health Department will offer them for free at the event as well.

The coordinator of the Wellness Fair, Dr. Jill Nolan, encourages all CU students, faculty, and staff, as well members of the community, to attend the event.

For more information about this event please contact Dr. Jill Nolan at or 304-384-6327.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086 if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

This press release was written by Corey Carvelli, a Concord University student.


Sarah M. Pritchett
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312,

After 4 p.m.
Office: 304-384-5211
Cell: 304-320-6405

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