Nonprofit hosting health fair

Nonprofit hosting health fair

GARY — The Gary Community Partnership Corporation will host its third annual “Back2Health and Back to School Fair” Aug. 12.

Held in conjunction with the Decay Devils’ Flavors of the Region event, the fair will take place at Gateway Park, 350 Broadway. The free event will feature a few fitness classes, fresh produce, food vendors, live entertainment and complementary school supplies. 







NWI Flavors of the Region event to offer taste of Northwest Indiana

A mural near Gateway Park in downtown Gary. The Gary Community Partnership Corporation will host its 3rd annual “Back2Health and Back to School Fair” at the park Aug. 12. The fair will be held in conjunction with the Decay Devils’ NWI Flavors of the Region event. 




The morning will kick-off at 7:30 a.m. with a check-in for the 3K run, walk and jog. At 9 a.m. there will be a series of Zumba, yoga and step sessions. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., healthcare professionals will be administering free COVID vaccinations as well as blood pressure and other health screenings. 

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At 11 a.m., the NWI Flavors of the Region event will begin. Hosted by Decay Devils in conjunction with the NWI Food Council, Faith Farms and the Gary Historical Society, the event will feature live musical performances, food, interactive art stations, karaoke, self-guided mural tours and more. 

The day will end at 5 p.m. with a performance by Dominique Hammons, a violinist who specializes in hip hop, pop and R&B. 

The event is sponsored in part by the city of Gary, the Legacy Foundation, U.S. Steel and Indiana Humanities. 

For more information visit www.garycommunitypartnership.com or call 219.427.2421.