Wellness fair will pack hall in Qualicum Beach

The Oceanside Volunteer Association presents second annual Wellness Fair on Sept. 27 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

The Oceanside Volunteer Association is presenting its second annual Wellness and Volunteer Fair on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre.

The association said in a news release it has arranged for a large number of local vendors, support groups, practitioners and healthcare providers to be available to share information on the wellness products and services they offer.

Several notable guest speakers will also be giving presentations throughout the day.

Representatives from Service Canada and Service B.C. will be available throughout the day to provide information and answer questions on various federal and provincial programs, including OAS, CPP, GIS, Rental Assistance Program, Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters.

Admission is free and the association will be accepting non-perishable food donations on behalf of the food bank.

For more information, call Yvonne MacGregor, 250-594-2672 or e-mail: oceansidevolunteer@shaw.ca

— NEWS Staff