Activities and attractions at the Health & Wellness Expo

Updated: October 03, 2019 09:59 AM
Created: September 20, 2019 11:57 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — News10NBC is joining MVP Health Care to bring the Greater Rochester community a FREE Health & Wellness Expo at RIT's Gordon Field House on Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Experience an obstacle course inspired by the hit NBC show American Ninja Warrior, climb a rock wall, show off your putt-putt skills, or take your shot at a fast-paced alpine skiing game.   


Here's a list of more attractions and activities:

  • Action for a Better Community - Information on opportunities for low-income individuals and families to become self-sufficient    
  • American Heart Association - Stroke Vehicle inside. Hands-only CPR. Giveaways. F.A.S.T. Interactive selfie station    
  • American Kidney Fund - Information about kidney disease, blood pressure screening, and possibly fingerstick glucose testing    
  • American Medical Response of Rochester - Ambulance, hands-only CPR    
  • Atlas Chiropractic Care - Spinal EMG machine to test how the nerves are working up and down the spine    
  • AXA Advisors        
  • BEMER Group - Blood flow and circulation    
  • blink fitness - Fitness equipment    
  • Breast Cancer Coalition - Information on women's health, breast and gynecological cancers
  • Charleton Financial - Financial Retirement Readiness Checkup    
  • Clear Captions - Captioning services demonstrations    
  • dentadiva/Get It Straight Orthodontics - Info, outreach, and education on oral care and early orthodontic treatment for kids
  • Elite Choice - Learn more about home-care options and enter a raffle for a TV   
  • First Student - Recruitment of potential bus drivers, information about First Student    
  • Five Star Bank        
  • Foodlink - Samples of a simple, healthy, low budget recipe; information and resources on our various programs    
  • Gallas Cosmetics - Hair styling tools, demos, and sales    
  • GCode Nutrition - Samples of recovery beverage, sales of sports performance supplements    
  • Girl Scouts of Western New York - Promotion of Girl Scouting    
  • Hart Hearing and Balance Centers - Balance and hearing testing demonstrations    
  • Hustle for Health Programs - Fitness programs and demonstrations    
  • Inclusion Spa - Chair massage, Vela Shape 3 Fat Reduction, Botox demonstration, skin tightening information, skincare

  • LeafFilter - Gutter products 
  • Main Stage - Demonstrations every 30 minutes    
  • Max Effort Training/STAR Physical Therapy - Body fat assessments, flexibility testing, fitness experts to answer questions    
  • Monroe County Medical Society - Asthma education, Naloxone/Narcan training, Narcan kit giveaways, info on New York state's program to provide FREE Narcan kits from any pharmacy in the state    
  • MVP Health Care - Medicare and Medicaid insurance information, fitness ambassadors showing workouts, putting green, giveaways, information on staying fit and healthy, fitness demos
  • NAMI Rochester - Mental health information    
  • New York Apple Association - Apple iPad raffle    
  • News10NBC Seminar Room - Seminars every hour    
  • O'Dell Family Chiropractic - Computerized infraRed nerve scan    
  • Oak Orchard Health - Blood pressure screenings, a registered dietitian and nutritionist will be on hand to answer questions   
  • Pace Windows & Doors - Promotion of windows and doors    
  • Pearle Vision - Information and eye chart screening    
  • Pettis Pools - Promotion of home saunas    
  • Renewal by Anderson - Demonstrate Renewal by Andersen Windows and Patio doors    
  • RIT Hockey - Information on the men’s and women’s hockey games and the Gene Polisseni Center   
  • Rochester Regional Health - Radiology offering scheduling for mammograms and cancer screenings, Behavioral health psych evaluations for mental health and chemical dependency
  • Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care - Information and giveaways    
  • Rock Climbing Wall sponsored by Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care - A four-station rock climbing wall with varying levels    
  • Ski & Snowboard Simulator Sponsored Van Bortel Subaru - Ski and snowboard simulators    
  • The Northfield - Information about senior living at the Northfield
  • The Warrior Factory - Ninja Warrior obstacle course
  • Trillium Health - Leading a seminar, HIV care, STD testing, transgender care, harm reduction, opioid treatment (Narcan), services related to the deaf
  • Van Bortel Subaru - Present a vehicle brand that is all about safety, adventure, and longevity while shining a light on ways that the company supports health and wellness locally as part of the Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment. Van Bortel Subaru is also the sponsor of the Extreme Alpine Ski Dome. There will also be Subaru vehicle displays and an informational booth.
  • Wegmans Pharmacy - flu shots (insurance)    
  • News10NBC station booth    
  • YMCA of Greater Rochester - Fitness demonstrations and fun activities    

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