HAP Community Health & Fun Fair is a success

This tortoise from the petting zoo was “jumping” through hoops.

This tortoise from the petting zoo was “jumping” through hoops.

FLINT TWP. — Health Alliance Plan held the HAP Health & Fun Fair on Aug. 3 at 2050 S. Linden Road, at the southwest corner of Linden and Corunna roads.

More than 40 mid-Michigan community partners were there sharing information about available resources for kids, families and seniors. There were free immunizations from the Genesee County Health Department, free MIChild ID Cards from the Michigan Masons, free haircuts for the first 50 people over age 5, entertainment including a DJ, dance groups and a mariachi band and fun games and activities, including petting zoo, basketball, cornhole, coloring, water balloon toss, a photo booth and more

New for 2019 was a “Senior City” tent with health screenings, chair aerobics, chair yoga, healthy food demos and a barbershop quartet. — G.G.

A pot belly pig was part of the petting zoo animals.

A pot belly pig was part of the petting zoo animals.

From left, Rory and Linda Cordova from the HAP Flint Pharmacy Department were showing off their team spirit.

From left, Rory and Linda Cordova from the HAP Flint Pharmacy Department were showing off their team spirit.

Bowling was just one of the games available at the Health and Fun Fair. Photos by Gary Gould

Bowling was just one of the games available at the Health and Fun Fair. Photos by Gary Gould

Flint Township Police Community Resource Ofc. John Chisa greeted those attending the event.

Flint Township Police Community Resource Ofc. John Chisa greeted those attending the event.

Flint Township firefighters were on hand at the HAP Health and Fun Fair to talk about fire safety and to display their fire trucks and equipment.

Flint Township firefighters were on hand at the HAP Health and Fun Fair to talk about fire safety and to display their fire trucks and equipment.