DULUTH - Northlander's gathered at UMD's Romano gym on Saturday for the annual Wellness fair.
The event promoted healthy families and communities through interactive, informational activities.
Organizers say events like this are important because health should a community initiative.
"Having an event like this just creates that awareness, letting locals see what others have to offer, what's out there, what resources are available," said Health Promotion Coordinator Tiffany Kari.
Minnesota author Paul Batz was the keynote speaker of the event, promoting his book "Blending the Seven F's for the Life You Imagine: Faith, Family, Finances, Fitness, Friends, Fun and Future."