A community “Health Fair” is being planned by the Red River Council on Aging. The date has been set for Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 8:30 am until Noon. The Health Fair will be held at the Council on Aging facility at 1825 Front Street.

Health Fair coordinator Peggy Young tells the Journal they are in the process of signing up more vendors for the event. Young adds “We will have a complete list of participants and the screening tests that will be offered to publish about a month before the Health Fair.

Young says “This is a community wide event, offered to everyone whether they are over 60 years old or not. Everyone will be welcome.”

She is seeking vendors who are asked to contact the Council on Aging by phone at 318-932-5721 or email to

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