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Health Fair hosted at Silver Springs school

Michael Matteson of Acro-Yoga, works with students Siena Bratt, below, and Noah Lifland Friday during the third annual Health Fair at Silver Springs High School. The fair highlights nutrition, physical activity and emotional health. Nevada County Public Health’s “NEOP” program also collaborated with the Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Leaning (SAEL) high school to offer the event to the public.
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Silver Springs High School hosted its third annual Health Fair Friday, highlighting nutrition, physical activity and emotional health. Nevada County Public Health’s “NEOP” program (nutrition education and obesity prevention) also collaborated with the Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Leaning (SAEL) high school to offer the event to the public.

Many classes were led by local organizations such as NEO, Aikido’ Ka, Hooping, Yoga Well, Form is Function, DVSAC, CORR, Public Health’s Nutrition program cooking/nutrition classes, Pearson’s Jiu Jitsu-self defense, Public Health Drug and Alcohol Prevention, Sierra Harvest container gardening, Oaks Counsel, Kimberly D’Urso-body image/social media.

Snacks were donated by Grocery Outlet, Raley’s, Safeway and SPD. A Mexican buffet with food from Public Health, New Covenant Church and Silver Springs’ Kitchen.



Informational booths were offered by Western Sierra Medical Clinic, Sierra Harvest, California College of Ayurveda, UC Davis Cooperative Extension, the Wholesome Beet, PFLAG, NEO and The Outreach Team. Raffle donations are from a variety of local businesses and food places, including South Yuba Club, Fit Culture Studios, Calla Lily Crepes, the Break Caffe, Los Mineros, Tess’ Kitchen, the Wooden Spoon, SPD and Briar Patch.


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