LUMBERTON — Touchdown for Health, a free health fair hosted in conjunction with the Vonta Leach Foundation and Southeastern Regional Medical Center, will be held July 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation in Lumberton.
Vonta Leach, a Rowland native and fullback for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, will sign autographs at the event from noon to 1 p.m.
Free sports physicals will be offered to the first 75 students who participate. A $10 fee will be charged for all other physicals, with the proceeds benefiting the Robeson County High School Athletic Association. A parent or legal guardian must be present in order for students to receive a sports physical.
Individuals 18 and over can participate in free health screenings, which include checks for total cholesterol and HDL; blood sugar; height, weight and body mass index; blood pressure; and peripheral vascular disease or PVD.
Children of all ages can enjoy bounces houses, a bungee run and healthy snacks during the event.
Sponsors for the event include: The Vonta Leach Foundation and the following Southeastern Regional Medical Center departments — Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation; Southeastern Regional Medical Center Foundation; Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation; Community Health Services; and Southeastern Regional Physician Services.
For information, call 910-738-5433.