Community Safety and Wellness Fair

The 2018 Community Safety and Wellness Fair was held on Saturday, May 19 at the Westlake Recreation Center from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, presented by the City of Westlake and University Hospitals St. John Medical CenterIt's was great opportunity for the whole family to learn how to increase personal safety and wellness. The event was FREE and open to the public. 

NEW for 2018

  • FREE Bicycle Helmet Distribution for children sponsored by First National Bank (while supplies last)
  • FREE Family First Aid Kits provided by University Hospitals (while supplies last)
  • LifeShare Blood Drive
  • Westlake Food Pantry Donation Drive - With your donation non-perishable, unexpired food, you can  receive a  FREE “Community Health and Safety Fair Spring into Health” t-shirt (while supplies last) sponsored by the State Farm offices of Nate Courtney and Jordanne Birch.
  • See our list of live demonstrations below!
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2018 Wellness Fair Flyer

2018 Community Safety and Wellness Fair Schedule

10:00 a.m. - Fair opens

10:15 a.m. - Flag Ceremony with Honor Guard 

10:30 a.m. - "Stop the Bleed" Workshop #1 (pre-registration is required)

10:45-12:45 Andy the Talking Lifecare Ambulance

11:45 a.m. - "Stop the Bleed" Workshop #2 (pre-registration is required)

11:00 - noon - Cleveland Browns' Chomps along with a special visit from Westlake's Safety Pup

Noon - UH St. John's Medical Center emergency helicopter lands (weather permitting)


*This schedule is subject to change.


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Featured Demonstrations

The following were a few of the live demonstrations at the fair:

  • Andy the Ambulance
  • Cleveland Browns' Chomps
  • Cleveland Metroparks K-9 Unit
  • Emergency 911 simulation
  • Fire extinguisher usage
  • Fitness evaluation
  • Ohio Search and Rescue dogs
  • Safety Pup
  • Top Gun Ohio (gymnastics)
  • University Hospitals Pet Pals therapy dogs

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Health Screenings

Biometric health screenings and cancer screenings listed below were offered by UH St. John Medical Center's Community Outreach Nurses and other health professionals in the Recreation Center's Community Rooms.

​Screenings:
  • Blood Pressure
  • Bone Density
  • Cancer Screenings - Skin and Oral
  • Cholesterol
  • Glucose
  • Stroke Assessment
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Touch-a-Truck 


Seeing and climbing aboard massive emergency and service vehicles is a perennial and kid favorite activity. The City of Westlake's Police, Fire, and Service Departments brought out a number of their vehicles and special equipment to be displayed outside of the Recreation Center. Staff members were on hand to answer questions and give out printed materials and special surprises. 
 
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Children Activities

Children had a great time taking part in many of these featured activities:
  
  • Cuddle up with Chomps from the Cleveland Browns
  • Dance and sing while DJ Eazy  plays your favorite tunes
  • Dress up like a firefighter
  • Get close to Police, Fire, and other vehicles at Touch-a-Truck
  • Give a teddy a check-up at the teddy bear first aid station 
  • Jump high in the bounce house and laugh as you go down the slide
  • Learn how to call 911 and use a fire extinguisher
  • Listen closely for the UH Medical helicopter to land!
  • Meet the Metroparks K-9 Unit and other working and service dogs
  • See the giant inflatable heart,  brain, and colon and ask questions
  • Select your favorite twisted balloon animal or item
  • Take photos with the City of Westlake Police Department's Safety Pup
  • Visit our exhibitors who will have special giveaways and games for children
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Exhibitors

Note: The following list is subject to change.

  • 3 Inflatables for learning: brain, heart and colon
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Ask A Doc - Urology, Ortho and Plastic Surgery
  • Barrio's Food Truck
  • CERT - Community Emergency Response Team
  • Cleveland Metro Parks Rangers and K9 Unit
  • Collaborative to End Human Trafficking
  • Connecting for Kids
  • Cuyahoga Community College ALICE
  • Cuyahoga County Board of Health
  • Devon Oaks, Mind Games
  • Digestive Health Institute
  • Digital Literacy
  • Distracted Driver Simulator
  • DJ Eazy
  • Drug Awareness Information
  • Edward Jones - Senior Scams
  • Elemental Wellness & Acupuncture
  • Eliza Jennings
  • Elks Drug Awareness Trailer
  • Epilepsy Society
  • Fatal Vision Glasses
  • Fin, Feather and Fur Outfitters - outdoor safety
  • First National Bank
  • Fitness Pro evaluations
  • Great Lakes Health and Wellness
  • Great Northern Mall - Walkers
  • Healing Pathways Counseling
  • Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
  • IGS Home
  • Impact Teen Drivers
  • Internet Crimes Against Children
  • Juice Plus
  • Kiedrowski's Bakery (Snoogles)
  • Kiwanis
  • Lakewood Initiative
  • LCADA - Recovery for Addictions
  • Library for the Blind
  • LifeShare (registration needed to donate blood)
  • Massage Heights (chair messages)
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Natural Health Products
  • Normandy Senior Living in Rocky River - Home Safety
  • Official Fitness Pro
  • Ohio Search and Rescue Dogs
  • Operation Game
  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Outreach Nurse Screenings
  • Parents without Partners
  • Project Dawn - MetroHealth
  • Rape Crisis Center
  • Red Cross CPR
  • Remax Home Safety
  • Robek's Fresh Juices & Smoothies
  • State Farm
  • Teddy Bear First Aid for Children
  • The Gathering Place
  • The LCADA Way - Wellness and Recovery
  • Toxicology Information
  • UH Avon Health Center
  • UH SJMC Cardiac/Harrington Heart
  • UH SJMC Community Outreach Department
  • UH SJMC Nutrition Department
  • UH SJMC Opiate Task Force
  • UH SJMC Pet Pals therapy dogs
  • UH SJMC Pharmacy/Ask a Pharmacist
  • UH SJMC Rainbow Babies (children's game)
  • UH SJMC Rainbow Babies Trauma
  • UH SJMC Stroke/TBI
  • UH SJMC, various departments
  • UH Sports Institute
  • Underage Alcohol Consumption
  • Urology Partners
  • US Coast Guard and Auxiliary
  • Veteran's Administration
  • Water and Soil Conservation/Lake Erie Health
  • Weber’s Premium Custard & Ice Cream
  • Westlake Building Department
  • Westlake Community Services Department
  • Westlake Dental
  • Westlake Engineering Department
  • Westlake High School, Safety Office
  • Westlake PD, Child Fingerprinting and Safety Town
  • Westlake Porter Public Library
  • Westlake Recreation Department
  • Westlake Service Department