March 23, 2017
NEWBURGH, N.Y. -
Theresa Scotta of Orange Regional Health Care performs a
blood screening on freshman Taharqa Hazel of Newburgh, N.Y. during
the 24th annual Beth Roeper Health and Wellness Fair at Mount Saint
Mary College on Wednesday, March 22.
Mount Saint Mary College hosted its 24th annual Beth Roeper
Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, March 22, attracting
hundreds of students and community members.
Sponsored by the Mount’s Health Services Wellness Center, and
David Melby with the Rose & Kieran Inc. insurance agency, the
fair featured free health screenings, interactive exhibits, door
prizes, and raffles.
The fair is named after former Health Services director Beth
Roeper, who recently retired from the Mount after many years of
More than 40 vendors offered their services, including local
health care organizations, medical insurance companies, student
clubs, and campus departments.
Amanda Clemens of Baldwin, N.Y., a graduate business student,
heard about the fair from a friend.
“There are a lot of good things to come check out,” she said. “I
think it’s important to keep tabs on your health.”