ONAMIA – Elementary, middle school, and high school students will explore health careers through hands-on activities and professionals speaking about their careers on Friday, April 1 in Onamia at a Health Career Fair. Central Lakes College will be represented by the Nursing and Medical Assistant programs as well as through staffers in Counseling and the TRIO program. A HealthForce Grant obtained by CLC is helping make the event possible, as are collaborators, The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and Mille Lacs Health System. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with booths in the Lions Community Center and speakers scheduled for the Rolf Olsen Community Center. The fair will be open to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Onamia, Isle, and Nay-Ah-Shing students are scheduled to attend, with elementary and middle schools in the morning and high schools in the afternoon. The students will be provided with information about a variety of occupations related to health care from the people who work in the areas of mental and physical health, law enforcement, education, chemical dependency, counseling, and human services.