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Janine is a 20-year veteran journalist who puts her sleuthing skills to use unearthing deals and discounts for families in the Tampa Bay area. Raising her own two daughters has taught her that some of the best things in life are “free” but not necessarily “cheap.”
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Free health checks and more at 8 On Your Side expo
Posted Feb 19, 2013 by Janine Dorsey
Updated Feb 19, 2013 at 01:45 PM
Get some free health checkup services and other goodies at this weekend’s 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo.
The event is in advance and serves as a warm-up for the Gasparilla Distance Classic.
Free and open to the public, the expo takes place beginning on Friday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and resumes Saturday, Feb. 23, 5:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The health expo is located at the Tampa Convention Center in the east hall.
Tampa General Hospital will offer free blood pressure testing and screenings for blood sugar and cholesterol levels on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Vendors present will offer giveaways, discounted fitness merchandise and demos.
Tampa Convention Center is located at 333 S Franklin St., in downtown Tampa.