TIME, DATE, PLACE: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 18, 2017 at Rochester Educational Opportunity Center, 161 Chestnut St., Rochester, NY 14604

WHAT: The second Hair and Health Symposium provides an opportunity to learn about how your health can affect your hair and the important role that barbers and stylist play promoting health. The event includes a hair show celebrating Rochester’s latest braidings, weavings, buzz cuts and natural styles. Breakfast and a light lunch are provided

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Nana Duffy, Monroe County’s only African American dermatologist

WHO: The event is perfect for barbers, stylists, students and anyone interested in learning more about the important connection between health and hair.

ADMISSION: The symposium is FREE and open to the public but registration is required. Register online at: http://bit.ly/HairandHealth

QUESTIONS: For questions or to register by phone, call Jackie Dozier at 585-210-4126.

SPONSORS: The symposium is sponsored by Trillium Health, MVP Health Care, Rochester Educational Opportunity Center and the High Blood Pressure Collaborative, a partnership of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Common Ground Health.