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First Baptist Church of Glenarden - Worship Center

600 Watkins Park Drive

Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

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The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, a 501(c)3 organization, is hosting its 25th Annual Health Expo on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The event will be held at our Worship Center, located at 600 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. We invite you to please Save the Date and partner with us as a Food Vendor, Educational Exhibitor or Health Screener (VES) this year.

Our target audience is the entire family – seniors, women, men, children and teens. The Health Expo is comprised of free health screenings, exhibits, cooking demonstrations, fitness sessions and educational opportunities presented by local health professionals. The event also encompasses senior health (Senior Suite), men’s health (Man Cave), medical and dental station (screenings & information) and a center devoted to youth and adolescent health (Healthy Youth Club/Teen Scene). A keynote speaker addresses the attendees at the opening session. Last year’s special guest was Erica Campbell, a nationally syndicated radio host and Grammy Award winning Gospel singer.

We are soliciting your support to participate via partnership, in the form of participating as a food vendor, educational exhibitor and/or healthcare screener. We request that the health screening services be provided at no cost/free to attendees.Our goal is to present specific opportunities for your entity to support our event and the community at large. If there are any questions in the interim please direct them to HEALTHEXPO@FBCGLENARDEN.ORG

**Please note that exhibitors must be educational only in nature and no promotion/sales of products are allowed at event****

Please visit our website for past VES and additonal info http://fbcglenarden.org/healthexpo/

Please do not register here to volunteer or to attend the Health Expo. The volunteer link will be forthcoming. Registration is not required/requested to attend. Thank you




VENDOR, EXHBITOR, SCREENER FAQs


What is included in the VES registration?

FOOD VENDORS

- Food Vendors will be placed outside in the parking lot and will be required to meet the Prince Georges County Dept. of Health guidelines for event food sales. All Food Vendors must have a Temporary Food Service Facility Permit and must submit a copy of that permit to VES Registration no later than May 1, 2018 as well as bring a hard copy the day of the event for the Health Dept. inspection prior to food sales. Please visit the PG County Health Dept website HERE for more details. There is a helpful Temporary and Special Food Service Requirements Checklist (PDF) of what is required the day of the event for compliance as well Please note it may take up to 60 days to obtain the permit so begin the applicaiton process immediately if you have not do so already.

- Food vendors must provide thier own equipment including generators with fuel.

- VES are required to bring their own surge protectors and extension cords, they will not be provided at the event. Please note that you may not be placed close to an electrical outlet outdoors so please bring an outdoor use extension cord that reaches at mimimum 50'.

- VES will not be provided tents, please bring your own along with any sandbags, weights, cords, etc. to secure them.

- Food trucks are welcomed as long as they meet the Prince Georges County Dept. of Health guidelines for event food sales and pass inspection the day of prior to food sales.

EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITORS

**Please note that exhibitors must be educational only in nature and no promotion/sales of products are allowed at event****

- Registration of Representative(s) to participate on site the day of the event (2 maximum for single booth and 4 maximum for double booth)

- Exhibitor space of 8'x8' for single booth which includes one (1) 6’ X 2’ table and 2 chairs

- Double booths are limited but available upon request but include two (2) 6’ X 2’ tables and 4 chairs maximum

- Please advise if an Electrical Outlet is needed. VES are required to bring their own surge protectors and extension cords, they will not be provided at the event.

- Booths do not include pipe and drape. There will be a table tent with your organization's name displayed and a black tablecloth. Any displays/signage/promotional materials are subject to the approval of FBCG and may be reviewed prior to the opening of the Expo.

HEALTH SCREENERS

- Laboratories that are not at a fixed location, that is, laboratories that move from testing site to testing site, such as mobile units providing laboratory testing, health screening fairs, or other temporary testing locations may be covered under the CLIA certificate of the designated primary site or home base using its address. In Maryland, Health Awareness Testing means a test approved by the Secretary to be performed at a temporary laboratory; such as a health fair in a shopping mall. Health Awareness testing is limited to: Tests that are performed solely for the purposes of screening for certain medical conditions and are not to be used for diagnostic or management of healthcare conditions; and that are performed on a CLIA waived testing device; and measure glucose, lipids, or other clinical values which the Secretary has concluded are in the interest of public health to be measured at a health awareness event. If you plan to perform Health Awareness Testing in Maryland please review the regulations set forth in COMAR 10.10.06.12, 10.10.06.13 and 10.10.06.15. You must also inform the OHCQ by phone or in writing of the date, time, location, and on-site supervisor's name for a testing event at least 14 days before the event is to take place, per COMAR 10.10.06.14. For questions regarding Health Awareness Testing the contact person may be reached by email at gail.mcgucken@maryland.gov or by telephone at 410-402-8023. COMAR regulation can be searched here: http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/searchall.aspx

- Health Screeners will be in private rooms and provided with two (2) 6 foot long 30" wide tables and 4 chairs for staff. Please feel free to bring your promotion tablecloths.

- Health Screeners are responsible for providing services for at minimum 100 attendees. Screeners are responsible for bringing all supplies needed and disposing of all medical waste as applicable.

- Please advise if an Electrical Outlet is needed. VES are required to bring their own surge protectors and extension cords, they will not be provided at the event.

What can I bring into the event?

Please see above. Organizations are allowed to bring souvenir items for attendees.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email HEALTHEXPO@FBCGLENARDEN.ORG

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, but no changes will be reflected in the promotional materials after April 1, 2018

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable or is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

The organization name must match, but no changes will be reflected in the promotional materials after April 1, 2018. Attendee names can be updated until May 1, 2018. No additional attendees can be added if you have 2 registered for single booth or 4 registered for double booth.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is ample free parking at the Worship Center. We request that VES first come to VES Registration to receive their registration packet which will include their table/room number, lunch tickets and other important details for the day. Please then unload at the specified area and we will provide volunteers to help you get the items to your table/area. You can then move your car to the VES parking area which we will provide details of at VES Registration.

Driving Directions to Worship Center

New Carrollton Metro Station and Largo Town Center Metro Station are the closest WMATA Metro stations but a bus will be required to travel to Worship Center from there. Please note that bus routes may be limited on Saturday.

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