Free event features healthy hands-on activities and exhibits

Shreveport, La. – (June 4, 2010) – Remington College-Shreveport Campus will hold a Health & Fitness Expo featuring several family-friendly activities. The event is free and the campus invites the public to take part in a day of activities that will focus on health and fitness.

The event will be held on Saturday, June 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Remington College-Shreveport Campus, located at 2106 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop.

The Health & Fitness Expo will feature a variety of activities and booths, including:

  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Glucose screenings
  • Children’s activities
  • Spacewalk
  • Basketball
  • Hula hoops
  • Jump ropes
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness demonstrations
  • Food
  • Door prizes

Remington College-Shreveport Campus offers a variety of degree and diploma programs, including two diploma programs in the healthcare field:

Medical Assisting teaches patient care, laboratory procedures, therapeutic care and medical insurance and bookkeeping basics and can be completed in as few as eight months.

Medical Billing and Coding teaches medical billing systems, fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, HIPPA regulations and medical terminology and can be completed in as few as nine months.

For more information, call 318-671-4000.

About Remington College: Remington College is a common name used by all 20 campuses of a group of affiliated companies of privately-owned, post-secondary educational institutions based in Heathrow, Florida. Through its campuses, Remington College offers diplomas, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of fields, including: cosmetology; nursing; healthcare; criminal justice; business; electronics; information technology; and more.  Course offerings vary by campus. Remington College and its predecessor companies have been part of the higher education community since 1985. For more information, please visit http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/. For the latest news about Remington College, visit http://today.remingtoncollege.edu/

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