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Library Hosts Natural Wellness Health and Fitness Expo

June 12, 2017 (Canton, Ohio) – Join Stark County District Library to learn about alternative and holistic health opportunities at the debut of the Natural Wellness Health and Fitness Expo on Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Main library in downtown Canton.

This all-day event is designed to share information about attainable, holistic opportunities participants can pursue to make healthy changes in their life. Presenters will be offering classes on alternative therapies, healthy eating, exercises and essential oils in the McKinley Room. Free presentations include:

9:00 a.m. Clean, Healthy Eating with Cindy Petitti from the "Anthony Petitti Garden Center"
Learn how, why and what to eat for optimum health; which foods are best to eat in an organic state, and which we can eat in a conventional preparation. She will discuss eating to prevent disease, gluten-free foods, alternative medicine, growing your own organic food, and will touch on essential oils.

10:30 a.m. Hypnotherapy with Paul DiFranco of Rising Sun Holistic
Paul DiFranco, a hypnotherapy practitioner from Rising Sun Holistic, will provide a positive and relaxing hour-and-a-half experience with self-hypnosis.

11:30 a.m. Reiki with Cathy Daniels of Rising Sun Holistic
Cathy Daniels, also a practitioner from Rising Sun Holistic, will provide a beginning demonstration of Reiki.

12:30 p.m. Exercise with Lisa Kelleman-McClain of Build-a-Body Personal Training, LLC.
Exercises for ALL Ages— Come and have fun! Bring a towel to sit on.

12:30 Mature Muscles

1:30 Family Fit

2:30 Yoga for All

3:30 p.m. Essential Oils with Shannon Bittaker
Learn the benefits of using various essential oils!  


Registration is requested for this free event. To register, visit Those who have questions about the Natural Wellness Health and Wellness Expo can contact the library at 330-452-0665. The Main Library is located at 715 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio 44702.



One of the 9 largest library systems in Ohio – and the county’s oldest library – Stark County District Library serves the community through 10 locations, six mobile libraries, and a 24/7 digital branch.

A 2009 winner of the prestigious National Medal for library service, the Library serves over 140,000 active cardholders, annually circulating 3.85 million items from its 1.5 million item collection and providing access to an additional 66 million items from lending networks throughout Ohio. Each year the library presents more than 9,000 programs for 175,000 attendees and provides 240,000 computer sessions on the publicly available computers found in each branch.

Today, as it reimagines itself as The Smart Store, where everything is free®, the Library is emerging as a national thought-leader with innovations such as its “no overdue fines” policy, the BikeSmart bike sharing network, and the Start Smart School Partnership.

For more information, call 330.452.0665 or visit

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