July 18, 2008
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Volunteers needed for Hispanic Wellness Fair
More than 15,000 North Texas are expected to attend the 10th annual Hispanic Wellness Fair on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Will Rogers Memorial Center.  The UNT Health Science Center and other area health organizations will provide free health education and screenings.  Volunteers – especially bilingual — are needed for everything from setting up booths to translating. The UNT Health Science Center co-founded the Hispanic Wellness Fair in 1998 and continues to sponsor the event. The fair is free and open to the public from 9 am to 3 pm.

Dr. Richard Kurz, dean of the School of Public Health, serves on the board of the Hispanic Health Coalition, the group that organizes the event. He is also a member of the Hispanic Wellness Fair steering committee.

Volunteer information
Volunteers are needed to assist with screening services, translating (if bilingual in English and Spanish), distributing information, registering volunteers, filling out forms, and setting up and breaking down booths.

Volunteer shifts available:

  • 8 am to 3:30 pm (breakfast and lunch provided for volunteers working a full-day shift)
  • 8 am to noon
  • Noon to 3:30 pm

Volunteer forms:

Single volunteer form
Group volunteer form

For more information on services offered at the fair click here, or contact Miriam Frias, Hispanic Wellness Fair Steering Committee chair, at 817-250-7677. UNTHSC logo


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