NORTH BERGEN, N.J., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Vitamin Shoppe® invites customers to kick off the summer with its "Share the Health" Expo on Saturday, June 7 and visit one of its more than 600 stores nationwide from 11am – 2pm (local time). Each store will offer its own specialized festivities, such as free product samples and consultations with wellness partners in their communities. Additionally, knowledgeable Health Enthusiasts will be on-hand to help answer any product-related questions. The Vitamin Shoppe Health Enthusiasts strive to be the most knowledgeable associates in the industry. The company prides itself on training through vigorous classes, both online and in-store. The first 50 shoppers at each location will be treated to a complimentary gift bag full of samples of a number of health and wellness products from popular brands.* The gift bags will include a variety of items such as teas from Organic India ™, Accelerate bars from Supreme Protein®, gummie multivitamins from Smarty Pants ™ and much more. Customers will also have the opportunity to sample Fit N' Full shakes from the Vitamin Shoppe's newest weight management line, NEXT STEP ™. "We're dedicated to helping our customers reach their health and wellness goals by providing them with appropriate tools regardless of where they are in their journey," said Doug Henson, Senior Vice President Retail, the Vitamin Shoppe. "With Share the Health, we provide customers with a unique forum to learn more about the extensive selection we offer, inspiring them to try new products and get excited about their overall health and well-being." The Vitamin Shoppe stores will be hosting local wellness partners throughout the day, ranging from area gyms and spas to local chiropractors and product representatives. For information on the specific wellness partners attending "Share the Health," customers are encouraged to contact their local store. *While supplies last.