On Saturday, June 19, 2021, the Brothers of the Psi Alpha Alpha Chapter, Third District of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.’s conducted their third annual community Health Fair. This year they continued their partnered with the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc-Omicron Theta Zeta chapter to expand the reach to the communities they serve. As a result of the current COVID-19 environment, the health fair was hosted VIRTUALLY. Health Initiatives is a primary area of focus for both of their organizations. It is designed to provide uplift to our communities by facilitating and coordinating activities that both inform and promote good health practices.
The Psi Alpha Alpha Chapter along with the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc-Omicron Theta Zeta chapter coordinated this event to provide relevant healthy informational topics, instructions on nutrition and healthier activities, and exercise. The event was a huge success demonstrated by the 300 plus people being reached during and post the event. The health fair was hosted via Zoom and shared via both the Psi Alpha Alpha and Omicron Theta Zeta chapters by streaming the event via Facebook live. The service organizations did an outstanding job at providing our community residents, families, and friends with valuable information they can use to empower themselves and becoming more knowledgeable regarding how to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle. Some of these Health services included but not limited to breast cancer, mental health, nutrition, healthier eating tips, diabetes, and Zumba. Additionally, they included a special informational insets on Juneteenth as it was declared a national holiday..
Both chapters pray everyone found this event to be uplifting and beneficial as it relates to improving your fitness goals, knowledge, and health. Special appreciation goes out to all our partners, service provides, volunteers, sponsors, and attendees, without you this event would not have been possible. We look forward to seeing you at future events.