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By Dawn Ferencak
On Saturday, September 17, 2016 the Austin Weekly News' networking group West Side Men hosted their 3rd Annual Free Men's Health Fair from 10am-2pm at Loretto Hospital, 645 S. Central in Chicago. Reverend Walter Jones of Fathers Who Care and the West Garfield Park Community Stakeholders acted as Moderator. Guests heard presentations by medical experts and got the chance to ask health related questions.
The event included complimentary lunch provided by Loretto Hospital, free Glucose Screenings, Blood Pressure Screenings, and Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Tests.
The Health Fair was supported by Fathers Who Care, The James D. Montgomery Men's Health Initiative, State Representative of the 78th District Camille Lilly, Congressman Danny K. Davis, State Representative of the 8th District La Shawn K. Ford and Senator Kimberly Lightford.
Photography by Bob Mead, Mead Communications
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @Dawn_Ferencak
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