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Monroe Township Green/Health and Wellness Fair set for Sept. 28

The Monroe Township Environmental Commission, in cooperation with the Monroe Township Library, will host the 10th annual Green/Health & Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 28 at Monroe Township High School, 200 Schoolhouse Road, Monroe.

NOTE: The date was changed from Sept. 10.

This year’s event offers more than 100 exhibitors and speakers who will provide information, products and services to help attendees stay healthy and save money while protecting the environment.

Attendees are invited to check out exhibits on green and sustainable living products, recycled/upcycled creations, organic food and environment and wildlife protection programs. An electric car booth will offer test drives, a children’s wing will offer environmentally friendly crafts and activities and a health and wellness area will provide free flu shots and wellness checks.

Guest speakers will present their expertise on a variety of topics throughout the day. Jaclyn Lithgow starts the lecture series talking about essential oils at 10:30 a.m. followed by a discussion about climate change with New Jersey State Climatologist, Dr. David Robinson, at 11 a.m. For those interested in oceanic efforts, John Dohanic of Aquatic Performance Training will host a lecture on aquatic rehabilitation at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Maria Choy is back
again this year and will present The Medical and Environmental Applications of Hemp at 12:30 p.m. For the children, there will be the Zoo Jersey Animal Show at 1 p.m. The day wraps up with Michael Lewis of NJ Clean Energy presenting on NJ’s Clean Energy Program at 1:30 p.m.

The Shade Tree Commission will hand out seedlings.

For more information, call Kathy Budge at 732-521-4400, ext. 130.

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