Magnolia and Azalea projects to host health awareness events

In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, the Magnolia Project and the Azalea Project are hosting events to encourage women in the community to start thinking about their health.

The Magnolia Project will be giving free depression and stress screenings Thursday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. followed by an informational discussion about the Affordable Care Act at noon. The Project will also hold a community Health Walk Friday May 17 at 9 a.m. and a nutrition and beauty information session at 11 a.m. Both events will take place at the Magnolia Project at 5300 N. Pearl St.

The Azalea Project is hosting a free Health & Wellness Day Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the True Holiness Church at 4022 Spring Grove Rd. Attendees will receive information about nutrition, health, fitness, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV awareness. There will also be door prizes and auction items. Lunch will be provided.