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The McAllen Chamber of Commerce will again host their annual Travel Show in conjunction with the Health & Wellness Expo sponsored by Rio Grande Regional Hospital at the McAllen Convention Center on Feb. 21-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Admission is free.

Thousands of people attend this popular event each year, making it the largest health event in the Rio Grande Valley, said Luis Cantu, Vice-president for Business and Community Development for the McAllen Chamber of Commerce.

Local businesses will be on hand to promote a fun and healthy lifestyle in the Rio Grande Valley and to offer health solutions to those attending the event. Care providers, pharmacies, gyms, Zumba and yoga studios, nutritionist advisors, massage therapists and spas, weight-loss product businesses, insurance companies, sports clubs, stress management centers, holistic centers, financial management consultants, travel agencies, tour operators and many other local businesses are expected to be represented at this event.

Many health agencies will be offering free health screenings including cholesterol, glucose, BMI, blood pressure and many more screenings.

For the second year in a row the “Heart of the Valley” Health Fair will be merged with the International Travel Show creating a single greater event. And the best part is that it is free.

Make plans to attend the fair and get the health screenings available. And check out the many travel opportunities provided as well. There will be local, state, national and international travel opportunities being offered.

Local businesses may contact Laura Robles at 956-687-2787 or email lrobles@visitmcallen.com for information about booths and sponsorships.

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