Community Health Expo

February 17, 2024
Morgan Park Academy

Free Event

Kick off 2024 with energy and inspiration at the Community Health Expo! Hosted by BAPA and the Mt. Greenwood Community & Business Association, this interactive event will take place Saturday, February 17, from 9 am to 1 pm, at Morgan Park Academy.

Dive into a world of wellness, and discover the secrets to a healthier lifestyle right here in Beverly/Morgan Park! The Community Health Expo is a celebration of health, featuring local fitness and wellness gurus, passionate business owners, and innovative experts—all ready to guide you on your journey to better health.

The Expo will feature healthful food and beverage tastings; demonstrations; and insightful panel  discussions on fitness, nutrition, aesthetics, mental health, and cancer prevention.

The Health Expo will be an opportunity for neighbors to connect with one another as they explore the health services offered by local businesses and hear about the latest health research. Join us and take advantage of this opportunity to embrace a vibrant, healthy lifestyle. 

Special Guest Val Warner

The Community Health Expo welcomes special guest Val Warner, Chicago's beloved Emmy award-winning journalist and talk show host

Radiating with sparkle, humor, and warmth, Val Warner’s dedication to the community solidifies her status as one of Chicago’s most cherished personalities. Her versatile interviewing prowess shines, seamlessly engaging with both A-list celebrities like Robin Roberts, Barbara Walters, Chance the Rapper, and everyday heroes.

Val is a philanthropic force beyond the spotlight and generously volunteers her time with groups including The Make-A-Wish Foundation, Chicago Bulls Charities, and the South Suburban Family Shelter. Her commitment to community service has earned her numerous honors.


  • 9 AM: Kick things off with a warm welcome and get ready to explore all the expo has to offer.
  • 9:30 AM: Jumpstart your heart with the LAB Thrive Dance Cardio Class – let’s get moving!
  • 10 AM: Dive into beauty and wellness at the Aesthetics/MedSpa & Weight Loss Panel. Discover the latest trends and tips!
  • 10:30 AM: Take a moment for your mind at the Mental Health & Wellness Panel. It’s all about balance and inner peace.
  • 11 AM: Focus on female empowerment with the Women’s Health/Medical & Nutrition Panel. Ladies, this one’s for you!
  • 11:30 AM: Learn how to manage discomfort and stay active at the Fitness & Pain Management Panel. Your body will thank you!
  • 12 PM: Connect, explore, and shop at our Networking/Vendors session. Discover local health and wellness businesses and make new friends!
  • 1 PM: We’ll wrap up the expo, leaving you inspired, informed, and invigorated.