NVFC Booth to Feature Health Screenings, Firehouse Chef at Firehouse Expo
|Tuesday, 08 July 2008|
Will you be at Firehouse Expo in Baltimore July 24-26? Stop by the NVFC booth (#4702), to receive your free health screenings and sample heart-healthy cooking, as well as learn more about the Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program and other key NVFC initiatives.
Visit Booth #4702 to find out your blood pressure, cholesterol, and body composition numbers. These free screenings are conducted by L&T Health and Fitness, an award-winning fitness management and health promotion company. In just minutes, firefighters, EMS personnel, and their family members can find out if they are at increased risk for heart disease. Since the Program launched in 2003, over 14,000 people have been screened.
Chef Joseph Bonanno Jr. will provide cooking demonstrations and samples of tasty, heart-healthy meals. Well-known as the Firehouse Chef, Bonanno is the author of The Healthy Firehouse Cookbook and The Firehouse Grilling Cookbook. He is a 21-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department and is a certified fitness trainer and nutritionist. Learn more about Chef Bonanno at www.chefbonanno.com.
In addition to the Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program, stop by the NVFC booth to learn how to increase your department’s capacity through Fire Corps, find valuable resources for your department, and learn more about the National Junior Firefighter Program. Find out more at www.nvfc.org.