Sunday, January 21, 2018
News Roundup

Health offerings and countywide marketing update

Health offerings

Market to Menu: Incorporating Seafood into your Heart-Healthy Diet: Using hands-on cooking demonstrations, learn how to choose fish at the market and turn it into a healthy meal at home. 2-4 p.m. today. Free. Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 453-6500.

Exercise, Sports and Heart Health: Join cardiologist David Kohl for a free talk about the importance of a good heart when exercising or participating in a sport. Also learn about the tools offered for testing performance. 5:30 p.m. today at St. Anthony's Hospital, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 953-6993.

Heart Healthy Fair Saturday: Learn about heart disease and actions you can take to achieve and maintain cardiovascular health at a free health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at St. Anthony's Hospital. The fair includes opportunities for EKG, sleep, blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings. Registration for the free screenings is required. (727) 953-6993. The hospital is at 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

Marketing update

The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host a Learn @ Lunch at the Allegro on Feb. 28.

The annual countywide marketing update will be delivered by Visit St. Pete Clearwater. Check-in is at 11:30 a.m. and lunch begins at noon. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call (727) 360-6957 or email [email protected] The Allegro is at 4600 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg.

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