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Health and Fitness

January 4, 2013

Evangelical's Children's Health Fair set for Jan. 26

LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital will present the 24th Annual Children’s Health Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26.

This year’s theme is Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids, featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog.

The day filled with activities for parents and children focusing on the key factors of good health, including nutrition, exercise, health screenings, and healthy living.

Also on the schedule are puppet shows by Kingdom Kidz at 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., a performance from Downtown Dance at 11 a.m., Story Time with Drew and Ali from 94.1 WQKX at 12:15 p.m, and a fitness challenge at 1 p.m.

Children are encouraged to bring a favorite stuffed animal or doll for a check-up by the obstetric and pediatric professionals of Evangelical Community Hospital.

A free T-shirt will be given to children ages 2-10. Children must be present to receive a shirt.

Parents can earn a $5 gift card for returning a child safety seat that has either been recalled, is more than six years old, has been involved in an accident, is broken or has missing parts.

Hearing and vision screenings will be provided by The Eye Center of Central PA.

The Children’s Health Fair is presented by Swineford National Bank with VNA Health System as a co-presenter. Program presenters are The Eye Center of Central PA and Lewisburg Gynecology and Obstetrics, PC.

For more information, contact Community Health Education by calling 570-768-3200.

 

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