Health, wellness fair to be held in Milford

MILFORD – St. Joseph Healthcare and the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce are partnering to bring the first St. Joseph Healthcare Health & Wellness Fair to the Milford Armory, 154 Osgood Road, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 2.

The fair will feature exhibits, demonstrations and health screenings for all ages. Admission is free, but organizers will accept donations for Share Outreach of health and wellness items such as toothpaste, feminine products, diapers, soap, shampoo and other necessities. There will be door prizes and raffles.

Cooks can enter the Healthy Recipe contest to showcase their skill in building a healthy recipe around seasonal ingredients. There will be two categories: an entree, appetizer or salad category and a dessert category.

Contestants are asked to use asparagus as an ingredient in the entree category and rhubarb in the dessert category. Entries will be judged for the healthiest recipe and the tastiest, with the winning recipes featured in the St. Joseph Healthy News magazine.

Amateur cooks and restaurant or professional cooks are welcome to enter.

Health professionals interested in having a table may contact the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce at 673-4360 or tracy@souhegan.net.

The fair is sponsored by St. Joseph Healthcare, as well as Family Dental Care of Milford, The Arbors of Bedford and Mike Bonacorsi LLC.