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Barnes & Noble to Host BestHealth Day on June 26

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – All Triad residents interested in improving their health are invited to attend BestHealth day at Barnes & Noble on Saturday, June 26 from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m.

All BestHealth members will receive 20 percent off all purchases during the day. Staff members from the BestHealth program will be on hand to offer information, answer questions and enroll people in the membership program, which is open to adults age 18 and older. Lifetime membership in BestHealth costs $15 per person or $25 per couple.

Activities during the BestHealth Day at Barnes & Noble include:

10 a.m. - Express Workout demonstration with YMCA fitness instructor Lynette Hendrick

11 a.m. – Cooking demonstration with Kathie Cooper and Lynn Campbell of Wake Forest Baptist’s Diabetes Care Center

Noon – Barnes & Noble Café nutritious beverages tasting & demonstration

2 p.m. - Music Red Dot demonstration

4 p.m. – Children’s Story Time with Little Theatre actress Patricia Oldis. A craft activity for children 10 and younger will be provided.

5 p.m. - Dr. Linda Nielsen, author of Embracing Your Father: How to Build the Relationship You’ve Always Wanted with Your Dad. Healthy hors d’oeuvres will be provided compliments of Whole Foods Market.

7 p.m. – Gardening lecture with Toby Bost, N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, master gardener & author of NC Gardener's Guide.

Part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, the BestHealth family of programs is designed to help individuals improve their health. Health seminars, cooking classes, screenings and fitness opportunities are available monthly at the BestHealth store located in Hanes Mall and other locations throughout Forsyth County. Also offered is BestHealth Kids, a free program for ages 12 and younger.

No registration is required to participate in BestHealth Day at Barnes & Noble. Call 716-2255 or 1-800-446-2255 for more information.

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Media Contact: Rae Beasley (336) 716-6878, rabeasle@wfubmc.edu; Shannon Koontz, shkoontz@wfubmc.edu, (336) 716-2415; or Karen Richardson (336) 716-4453, krchrdsn@wfubmc.edu.

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