Korah Konopke, a first year nursing student at Thompson Rivers University’s Williams Lake Campus demonstrates a fun game of balloon volleyball over a net made of streamers that was one of many displays and activities held during the community health fair held at the Williams Lake and District Credit Union Health Clinic located at TRU.
The health fair was organized by a group of third year registered nursing students who took their first two years of training in the lakecity and are finishing their training at the Kamloops campus, but wanted to come home for this part of their practicum work.
The fair offered all sorts of information on heathy eating, the importance of exercise, as well as information on childhood obesity, diabetes and other health issues. The students were also taking visitor’s blood pressure, and doing blood sugar level tests. They also had healthy snacks available.