Everest Institute in Gahanna Hosts Community Festival
Posted Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 by
The Gahanna campus of Everest Institute is hosting its first-ever Community Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12, from noon to 4 p.m. The free event includes a cookout, live entertainment, carnival games, as well as free health screenings and a community resource fair.
“As a leader in health care education and career training for the Gahanna area, the health and well-being of the Gahanna community is especially important to us,” said Ken Sigmon, regional vice president of operations for Everest Institute. “We hope this event helps address the many health concerns and issues within our community, while also providing information on community resources and services that people may not know are at their disposal.”
In addition to the activities provided by Everest Institute staff and students, nearly 20 organizations will be on hand to offer information to attendees, including:
Columbus Public Health
- ARC of Ohio
- Columbus Cancer Center
- Susan G. Komen Foundation
- Gahanna Police and Fire Departments
- Gahanna Public Library
- Gahanna Parks and Recreation
- Lifeline of Ohio
- Habitat for Humanity
- Chloe Incorporated
- The American Red Cross
- Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Columbus
- Buckeye Ranch
- Mid-Ohio Regional Ride Solutions
- Central Ohio Diabetes Association
- EDCI (Economic Community Development Institute)
- It Takes a Village daycare
- Tanya’s Lil Dreamers daycare
Breast Cancer Awareness Ceremony
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Everest Institute, the Columbus Cancer Center and the Susan G. Komen Foundation will hold a ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors within the community. The ceremony will take place at 3:30 p.m.
In addition, Everest staff and students will be available throughout the day to provide information on the health care and business programs offered at the Gahanna campus.
“With a full day of family activities, health demonstrations and community resources on hand, our first-ever Community Festival promises to be both helpful — and fun,” said Sigmon. “We look forward to helping improve the health and well-being of our community, and encourage all to attend.”
Everest Institute in Gahanna is located at 825 Tech Center Dr. For more information on the day’s schedule and events, contact Everest Institute in Gahanna at 614-322-3414.
Everest provides career-oriented diploma programs in the health care, skilled trades and business fields. Programs and schedules vary by campus. Everest has nearly 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada, and is owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., one of the largest postsecondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit www.everest.edu.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at www.everest.edu/disclosures.