The Richmond Register

Local News

April 30, 2013

Great Expectations maternity fair Saturday

RICHMOND — Wouldn’t a year’s worth of diaper money be better spent on something else?

Pre-register for the 4th annual Great Expectations maternity fair by 1 p.m. Friday for a chance to win a year of free diapers, a 4D ultrasound and other family-friendly prizes.

The fair is scheduled  from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the EKU Center for the Arts.

Formerly known as the Pattie Cake maternity fair, this event is a chance for expectant parents to visit with OB/GYNs and pediatricians, browse the latest baby products from dozens of vendors and attend educational classes.

Door prizes will be given away every five minutes. However, parents must attend an educational session to be eligible for one of the grand door prizes, such as the year of free diapers or a “babymoon” getaway, said Baptist Health spokesperson Jill Williams.

Visitors are invited to bring any questions or concerns to the specially trained nurses and staff, she said.

“This is such a fun and educational event for anyone who is expecting or planning for their family,” she said. “Every expectant parent should attend. It is a time to be pampered and take advantage of the many resources in the community.”

The maternity fair also will feature keynote speaker April McCormick, who is a 2013 Weblog Awards finalist and author of and

Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

What county fair attraction do you like most?

Amusement rides
Beauty pageants
Flora Hall craft exhibits
Horse shows
Livestock, poultry shows
Truck, tractor pulls
Mud, dirt races
Gospel sing
I like them all
     View Results