Altra Service Professionals Sponsors Winterfest

OCALA, Fla. – Jan. 31, 2017 – PRLog — Altra Service Professionals is a Silver Sponsor of Winterfest. This 2nd annual craft fair will raise funds for Crossroads Academy in Ocala, FL. The event will take place on Saturday, February 11th from 10am to 4pm at The Villages Polo Club. The address for the club is 703 Buena Vista Blvd, The Villages, FL 32162.

There will be over 65 arts and crafts vendors, live music, food trucks, raffle prizes and a student art gallery. The student art will be available for sale. A kids craft station is also planned to keep the kids busy.

Crossroads Academy is a, “private school helping children with learning disabilities archive their full potential through a safe and structured learning environment,” according to the events website . The school specializes helping children who have dyslexia, hyperlexia, auditory processing disorders and dysgraphia.

Altra Service Professionals is an authorized repair facility for oxygen concentrators, CPAP machines and liquid oxygen machines. “I will be available at Winterfest to check your oxygen concentrator’s purity level,” stated Laurie DeChello, one of Altra Service Professionals’s owners. “I will also be ready to discuss preventive maintenance of your oxygen concentrator or CPAP or how you can get a free repair estimate. Come see me in the Sponsor Circle!” Altra Service Professionals is located at 815-A NW 25 AVE in Ocala. Their phone number is 888-551-5267 and can be found on the web at


Laurie DeChello, MPH, CPH is the health educator and a co-owner of Altra Service Professionals, Inc. Laurie writes a health blog for the ASP website regarding issues related to respiratory illnesses and treatment. She is a certified technician repairing ventilators and sleep apnea equipment. She also assists in keeping the office running smoothly. Laurie previously taught courses in the health sciences with Kaplan University. She also taught public health courses at the University of Connecticut and performed epidemiologic research (the spread and control of diseases) also at the University of Connecticut for 11 years. She is widely published in the medical literature. Laurie lives in Florida with her amazing husband, two adorable boys and numerous animals on their small farm. She enjoys cooking and entertaining at her home. Laurie has her Master’s in Public Health and is also Certified in Public Health. If you have a public health question or would like more information about your illness, please contact her at She is also available to develop and lead health seminars.