Oct 21, 2008    #101
Contact: John Austin

Mark your calendar for Communiversity Wholistic Health Fair Event includes expo, workshops and silent auction

Communiversity — the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) adult education program — will hold its bi-annual Wholistic Health Fair from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2008, at the UMKC University Center, Pierson Auditorium, 5100 Holmes, Kansas City, MO. Since 1999, the Fair has provided the opportunity for Kansas City-area health and therapeutic professionals to get together to share ideas and techniques with each other and with the public. The Wholistic Health Fair includes a free Expo with more than 60 exhibitors, as well as 22 Wholistic Health workshops available to attendees for a nominal fee.

“The goal of the Health Fair is to not only offer attendees a showcase of great products and services, but to provide a meaningful educational component as well,” said Communiversity Director Rick Mareske. “The Fair gives people an opportunity to see demonstrations and learn a variety of valuable techniques for getting healthy and staying healthy.”

Along with the educational workshops and the diverse offerings of local vendors, the Wholistic Health Fair will also feature a huge Silent Auction offering a wide variety of healthy products and services.

Admission to the Wholistic Health Fair Expo is free and open to all. Visit the Communiversity Health Fair Web site ( for more information and to print out a coupon for free admission to one workshop, or call the Communiversity office at 816-235-1448.

About Communiversity

Communiversity is an adult education program sponsored by UMKC's Student Life Office. All classes are taught by volunteer teachers. Class topics range from cooking classes to financial planning seminars, from belly dancing to wholistic health. Since 1970, Communiversity has offered the community a world of classes, seminars, events and services. For the complete catalog of Fall classes, visit For more information, call 816-235-1448.

About UMKC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), one of four University of Missouri campuses, is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Celebrating 75 years, UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a four-part mission: life and health sciences; visual and performing arts; urban issues and education; and a vibrant learning and campus life experience.

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This information is available to people with speech or hearing impairments by calling Relay Missouri at (800) 735-2966 (TT) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).


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