The Keene Chamber of Commerce and Southwestern Adventist
University have decided that good business is healthy for the community and
good health can be good for business.
The two entities are joining forces with the North
Central Texas WorkForce for the 11th annual chamber Business Expo, Job Fair and
Health Fair scheduled for Sunday, April 27, on the campus of Southwestern
Adventist University in Keene, Texas.
Admission to the fair is free.
The WorkForce will host a job fair and have its 13-work
station mobile laboratory on hand to assist with employment applications.
The SWAU Nursing Department will conduct comprehensive
The Texas Health Resources Mobile Health Unit will also
be on site to provide well-woman exams, mammograms, and colon cancer
screenings. Women without insurance may qualify for sponsored screening. Women
who have insurance will have their insurance direct billed.
Hot food prepared by a yet-to-be-determined nonprofit
organization will be available. For the children, there will be face painting,
balloon animals and entertainment by acrobats. There will be CPR classes for
adults and door prizes.
“The Keene Business Expo is a wonderful opportunity for
all businesses in Keene and surrounding areas to gain exposure in the
community,” chamber president Roy Robinson said. “Members of the community
enjoy browsing the aisles of the Expo and seeing what each business has to
“The Keene Chamber of Commerce board of directors looks
forward to show casing Keene area local businesses, promoting physical and
business health while visiting with guests in a casual, informative
environment,” Robinson said.
To register for a booth, contact the Keene Chamber of
Commerce at 817-556-2995, or Robinson at 817-517-5353 or [email protected].