Community expo and health screening

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People get information on non-profit organizations (Photo By: Lakeeda Johnson / WWAY)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY (WWAY) — Leland residents learned how to get involved in the community and take advantage of free health screenings during the third annual Community Expo.

Treasurer Kris Allen says non-profit organizations, churches, civic groups and several other leaders make up the Services Coordinating Council.

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30 organizations were at the expo. offering people services and talking to those interested in getting involved.

‘We are so blessed to have an awesome volunteer base here in Eastern N.C. area. People love to help. Having expos like this brings non-profit organizations like this together,” Allen said.

Allen also says they provided free health screenings, mammograms, and vision checks for adults and children.