St. Vincent’s Health Services is hosting the 3rd annual Southern Connecticut Women’s Expo on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27, 2015 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm at Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport. The family-friendly event will feature over 200 exhibitors, celebrity guest appearances, free samples, unique shopping, fitness, fashion, and more. St. Vincent’s will offer free health screenings both days, including cholesterol (while supplies last), blood pressure, body fat analysis, and hydration levels. This is the largest event for women in the greater Bridgeport area and New Haven County.
Heather Thomson, of BRAVO TV’s “Real Housewives of New York” and Yummie fashion, will be signing autographs on Saturday from Noon to 3:00 pm. John J. York, who plays “Mac Scorpio” on “General Hospital” will be meeting fans and signing autographs on Sunday from Noon to 3:00 pm.
Attendees will enjoy free 15 minute makeovers and hair styling, demonstrations, prize giveaways, and more. In addition, there will be plenty of food to sustain attendees with free samples, recipes, and nutrition advice. Exhibitors will include apparel; fashion accessories; auto dealers; banks and financial institutions; beauty, skin care and fragrance; confections; gift assortments; CT women’s sports teams; fitness and equipment; hand crafted arts; home retail services and decor; spas and salons; universities; vacation planners, and many more.
On Sunday, mammography screenings will be available from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm by appointment in the St. Vincent’s Mobile Mammography Coach. To schedule a mammogram in advance, please call (203) 576-5501. Mammograms are free for those who do not have health insurance, have financial limitations and qualify for assistance. For those who do not have insurance but do not qualify for free services, mammograms are discounted. Appointments are required for this exam. Likewise, a physician’s order is required for this exam. For those who have insurance, please bring your card and a picture ID at the time of visit.
The cost of regular admission is $10; kids 12 and under are free. Parking fee is $5. For more information on the St. Vincent’s Southern Connecticut Women’s Expo, September 26 and 27 at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, visit ctexpos.com/southern-connecticut-womens-expo/2015