Virginia College in Columbia to Host Community Health Fair June 21

Local campus to participate in national event from 5 to 7 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – June 4, 2018 – Virginia College in Columbia will host a Community Health Fair Thursday, June 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the campus located at 7201 Two Notch Road. The event is free and open to the public and will feature refreshments, a variety of health-related checks and activities for all ages, including free body mass index screenings, blood pressure checks, first aid and CPR demonstrations, hand washing demonstrations and campus tours. Attendees 18 and older can enter to win a pair of Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbuds in addition to other prizes.

The event is part of Virginia College parent company Education Corporation of America’s national Community Health Fair events being held at 59 other Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute and Virginia College locations throughout 17 states.

WHAT:        Virginia College Community Health Fair

WHEN:        Thursday, June 21 from 5 to 7 p.m.

WHERE:     Virginia College in Columbia – 7201 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29223

PHONE:      (803) 509-7100

“With summertime often comes a reminder to get outside and a renewed motivation for healthy living,” says Campus President Shan Pollitt. “We are always grateful for the opportunity to support our Columbia community, and this June, we're excited to host the community while promoting something we are all passionate about here at Virginia College—personal health. As a campus, we are dedicated to encouraging one another as well as our neighbors toward healthy choices, and we hope everyone will join us to take a step toward a healthy lifestyle.”

The event will also allow attendees to explore programs offered through Virginia College, including: Business Administration, Cosmetology, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Office Specialist, Network Support Technician, Pharmacy Technician and Surgical Technology.

For more information about Virginia College in Columbia, call (803) 509-7100 or visit vc.edu/columbia.

About Virginia College and Education Corporation of America

Birmingham, Ala.-based Education Corporation of America (ECA) is a category leader in the post-secondary career school market with current enrollment of more than 25,000 students. ECA holdings include more than 70 locations including Brightwood CollegeBrightwood Career InstituteEcotech InstituteGolf Academy of America,Virginia College and the fully online New England College of Business. ECA career colleges are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). New England College of Business is regionally accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).