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Make a healthy start to the New Year.

Make a healthy start to the New Year. 

Saturday, February 27, 2021

10 AM - 4 PM

Great Bend Events Center – 3111 10th Street, Great Bend

Admission is FREE


Attend the Health & Wellness Expo presented by The Great Bend Tribune.

The Central Kansas Health & Wellness Expo is a family friendly event focusing on community health and wellness. 

• Attend a free information session on a variety of topics related to your health and financial wellness.

• Talk to area experts that can help you achieve your goals.

• Bring your teddy bear or doll for a free checkup at the Teddy Bear Clinic.

• Discover products and services designed to help you live better.

• Sign up for a fitness or staying active program.

• Learn about new developments in medical care.

• Find treatment alternatives designed specifically for you.

• Join a support group!

• Grab a delicious breakfast or lunch prepared by Great Bend Coffee.

• Be certain to stop by the CVB office for a cup of coffee!

Your hosts are committed to promoting a healthier community by building partnerships with organizations and businesses to provide information and motivation empowering individuals and families to take action to improve wellness and financial health.


Special presentations and demonstrations will take place throughout the morning. The event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, call 620-792-1211 or send a message to advertising@gbtribune.com


Participating Vendors

Angels Care Home Health

Barton Community College Nursing Program

Barton County Health Department

Beugelsdijk Chiropractic

Comfort Pro

Country Place Senior Living-Hoisington

Great Bend Dairy Queen

Great Bend Recreation Commission

Inspire Fitness

Iron Therapy

JK Intentional Nutrition/Brenda's Beauties

Magna Dry

Nex-Tech Wireless

Spectrum CPA Partners, LLC

Star of Hope

State Farm Insurance-Landon Erway

Stueder Contractors

The Center for Counseling and Consultation

University of Kansas Health System

Visual/Mind/Behavior Training, LLC

Xpress Wellness Urgent Care


Central Kansas Health & Wellness Expo

11:00: Spectrum CPA Partners, LLC   -  Barry Bowers, CPA-Tax changes you should know, w/Q&A

11:45: University of Kansas Health System  -  Melanie Schroeter, DPT-How stress and pain are related

1:00: The Center of Counseling and Consultation  - Julie Kramp, director-#ZeroReasonsWhy community impact campaign to prevent teen suicide

1:45:  University of Kansas Health System  -  Megan Donecker, RPSGT, RST-Sleep medicine, diagnostics and treatments for a better night's sleep. How sleep can impact your overall health

2:30: University of Kansas Health System - Gina Westhoff, PA-Know your numbers! (blood pressure, cholesterol, etc.)