The Ministry of Labour will be bringing its message of safety, health and wellness in the workplace to the city next week.
The department will host a Wellness Fair on Friday, June 25, on the grounds of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), Harbour Road, St. Michael, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The fair, which is being held in collaboration with the BIDC, will include medical checks for cholesterol, blood sugar and pressure, breast cancer and HIV.
Several organisations have been invited to provide information on health, social services and employment. These include the Barbados Family Planning Association, Barbados Cancer Society, Psychiatric Hospital, Barbados Vocational Training Board and Labour Department.
In addition, there will be performances by dramatist Jennifer Walker, Double Laugh Theatre, the St. Leonards Boys’ Choir and others.
A promotion on healthy eating will be held with local Chef Derek Went, the Barbados Agricultural Marketing Corporation, Hanschell Inniss and the West Indian Biscuit Company.
There will also be giveaways for persons who take part in the activities. firstname.lastname@example.org