Free health fair Sept. 7
Fishermen's Community Hospital will present a free health fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7 in its lobby.
Nurse practitioners, registered nurses, certified medical technicians, dieticians and other medical professionals will perform tests and evaluations, including those for blood pressure, height/weight analysis, body mass index with body fat analysis, and a private/personal health evaluation review.
Cardiac risk profile testing for cholesterol and triglycerides also will be offered; do not eat or drink anything besides water for eight hours before these tests. Also available will be blood sugar testing. Fishermen's is at Mile Marker 48.7.
Healthy Start Coalition meets
The Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition's quarterly board meeting will be 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St. It's open to the public; anyone interested in maternal and child health is welcome to attend. The board of directors will be voting on new officers and changes to the coalition's bylaws.
The group promotes the health and well-being of all pregnant women, infants and young children in the Florida Keys. If special accommodations are needed to participate in the proceedings, including materials in an accessible format, email email@example.com or call 305-293-8424, where RSVPs will also be taken.
Street Fair lottery Aug. 27
The lottery for food vendors' booth location at the Fantasy Fest 2013 Street Fair Oct. 25 and the promenade Oct. 26 will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 27 in the Mangrove Room of the DoubleTree Resort, 3990 S. Roosevelt Blvd. Each vendor will draw a number to determine their order for choosing spaces. Vendors must pay at the time of selection.
Representatives of state licensing agencies and local safety and security agencies will be there to give setup information.
Arts and crafts vendors for the street fair must send in an application. Items must be handmade, and no T-shirts are allowed. Include photos of the work plus booth fee and deposit. For applications and more information, go to www.fantasyfest.com.