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Make a healthy start to the New Year.

Make a healthy start to the New Year. 

Saturday, January 11, 2020

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.

• Take time to play at the Imagination Playground.

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

• Check out your lab numbers by utilizing the Healthy Living lab service (be certain to fast).

• 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.

• Check out the latest home equipment and services to help you stay mobile.

• 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 


List of Speakers

8:15 - Christina Hayes, City of Great Bend Community Coordinator - Welcome to the First Central Kansas Health and Wellness Expo

8:30 - Sgt. Gary Davis, Great Bend Police Department – Health, Wellness and a Better You!

9:00 - Family Crisis Center – The Dynamics of Domestic Violence

9:30 - Dr. Mark Fesen, Central Care Cancer Center

10:00 - Dr. Pike, family medicine and obstetrics care, The University of Kansas Health System Family Medicine - The Importance of Exercise and How You Can Incorporate It into Your Routine

10:30 - Barry Bowers, Spectrum CPA Partners – What You Need to Know About New Tax Changes and How to Organize Your Personal Documents

11:00 - Lt. Heather Smith, Great Bend Police Department – Personal and Property Safety

11:30 -Jan Morton, Essential Elements, LLC - CBD Education with Q&A

12:00 - Potter Plastic Surgery and Med Spa and Allergy Clinic of Western Kansas

1:00 - Liz Bowman, NKT, CMT, Symmetry Massage – Neuromuscular Compensations: Habits, Scars and More

Participating Vendors

1    The University of Kansas Health System

2    ElderCare, Inc.

3    TLC Pet Salon

4    The Center for Counseling and Consultation

5    Rosenberg Family Dentistry

6    Rush County Memorial Hospital and Medical Clinic

7    Central Kansas Orthopedic

8    Beugelsdijk Chiropractic

9    Central Care Cancer Center

10  Barton Community College - School of Nursing

12  Great Bend Recreation Center

13  Great Bend Appliance and Sleepsource

17  The Reserves at Trail Ridge

18  Early Detection Works a program of KDHE

19  DAT HIIT Performance

20  Ellinwood Hospital and Clinic

21  HearingLife

22  Browns Shoe Fit Co.

23  Custom RE-BATH & My Kitchens

24  Central Kansas Partnership

25  Barton County Health Department

26  Potter Plastic Surgery & Med Spa

27  Allergy Clinic of Western Kansas

28  Nex-Tech Wireless

29  AlternaCare Home Medical Equipment

30  10th Street Eyecare Center

31  Monat

32  Golden Belt Bicycle Company

34  Angels Care Home Health

35  Rosewood Services

36  Essential Elements

37  Heart of Kansas Family Health Care

38  Armar Boutique

39  Stueder Contractors & Ecowater Systems

40  Golden Years Home Care

41  TOPS

42  Kindred Hospice

43  TNT Renovations

44  Hempworx

45  Diversicare of Larned

46  Spectrum CPA Partners

Central Kansas Health and Wellness Expo Map

Download Central Kansas Health and Wellness Expo Vendor List and Map HERE.