Sixth annual CFISD Health Expo draws 1,300-plus guests

October 17, 2019

Hamilton Elementary School third grade student Sebastian Gomez was among the numerous patrons to enjoy the blender bike attraction provided by CFISD’s nutrition services team, “Power Up Café,” at the sixth annual event Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.
Hamilton Elementary School third grade student Sebastian Gomez was among the numerous patrons to enjoy the blender bike attraction provided by CFISD’s nutrition services team, “Power Up Café,” at the sixth annual event Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.

Oct. 17, 2019—More than 1,300 patrons visited the sixth annual CFISD Health Expo, benefitting the Health Organization of Physical Educators (H.O.P.E.), on Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.

The expo is a partnership between the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce and CFISD and was underwritten by Memorial Hermann Cypress. The event sponsor was Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Expo sponsors were CHI St. Luke’s Heath-The Vintage Hospital; Face to Face Spa; KSF Orthopedic Center, P.A.; MD Anderson Cancer Center; MedExpress Urgent Care; Texas Dermatology Specialists; Texas Vein & Wellness Institute; and VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa.

Health demonstrations were among the numerous activities featured at the sixth annual Health Expo on Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.
Health demonstrations were among the numerous activities featured at the sixth annual Health Expo on Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.

The event featured on-site health screenings and massages and included health demonstrations such as the blender bike attraction provided by CFISD’s nutrition services department. The event featured a total of seven student performances.

Students and parents participated in a health walk on the concourse facilitated by elementary PE teachers to encourage movement.

Tipps Elementary School fourth grade student Jacklyn Spencer receives a flu shot, which was among the numerous services available during the sixth annual Health Expo on Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.
Tipps Elementary School fourth grade student Jacklyn Spencer receives a flu shot, which was among the numerous services available during the sixth annual Health Expo on Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.

The expo benefits H.O.P.E., which raises scholarships to support physical education and promote lifelong physical fitness.

“We’re so thankful to have everyone come out,” said Tania Gaubert, CFISD health services coordinator. “It’s been overwhelming to see the amount of sponsors that have come out and set up their booths for the community to see. It’s been a great success.”

The Cypress Lakes High School Sterling Stars were among the student groups to perform for visitors and patrons at the sixth annual CFISD Health Expo on Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.
The Cypress Lakes High School Sterling Stars were among the student groups to perform for visitors and patrons at the sixth annual CFISD Health Expo on Oct. 12 at the Berry Center.

Health Expo visitors participate in the health walk, which was held on the concourse to encourage movement for students and guests.
Health Expo visitors participate in the health walk, which was held on the concourse to encourage movement for students and guests. 

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