The Keene Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free Business Expo, Health Fair and Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Leiske-Pultar Gymnasium on the campus of Southwestern Adventist University in Keene.

In it’s 17th year, Keene Chamber President Paul Gnadt said the free expo is a great opportunity for Keene area residents to introduce themselves to services in the area, meet and talk face-to-face with the business owners

Presented by Keene’s Type A and Type B boards, the event teams up with SWAU’s department of nursing to provide health screenings and Texas WorkForce Commission to provide job search information. 

There will also be free seminars on social security, basic finances, wills and trusts, vegetarian cooking and end of life planning:

• 11 a.m. — “Social Security.”

• 11:30 a.m. — “Wills and Trusts.”

• Noon — “End of Life Planning.”

• 12:30 p.m. — “Basic Retirement.”

• 1 p.m. — “Vegetarian Cooking.” 

There will be bounce houses and Miss Aimee’s Balloons for the kids, as well as a food court.

Businesses and/or organizations that have committed to participate include: AAA of Texas, Arts Unlimited Southwest, Autism Garden of Alvarado, Calahan Real Estate, Century Roofing, Children’s Advocacy Center, Chisholm Trail Academy, Christy’s Pets, City of Keene, Clayton Kay Vaughn Funeral Home, Cleburne Ford, Community Hospice of Texas, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Crosier Pearson Funeral Home, Gillin Energy, Gillin Realty, Greater Health & Rehabilitation, Hearts & Flowers, Brent Huffman, candidate for Judge of 18th District Court, Cleburne Railroaders Baseball Club, Rooted Life Montessori and Hill College Johnson County Campus.

Also, InterrWellness Retreat Center, Keene Adventist Church, Keene Adventist Elementary School, Keene Chamber of Commerce, Keene Family Dental, Keene Independent School District, Marshall Young Insurance, Mertz Family Dentistry, Mission Hospice, Nutrition That Works, Opportunity Resource Services, Pinnacle Bank, Pruvit Pure Therapeutic Ketones, Read-Billingsley Real Estate, Rosser Funeral Home, Southwestern Adventist University, Southwestern Adventist University Department of Nursing, Texas Adventist Book & Veggie Food Center, Texas Adventist Conference, Texas WorkForce Solutions, Tim Kinman, Constable Precinct 4, Time Out Massage, Town Hall Estates, Troy Fuller, candidate for Constable Precinct 4, Texas Health Hugely Hospital Fort Worth South, Rooted Life Montessori and United Way of Johnson County.

Limited vendor opportunities are available. For more info, call the Keene chamber office at 817-556-2995.

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