Clifford, Evangelical Hospital Team Up For Healthy Kids at Annual Fair

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January 10, 2013

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold the 24th Annual Children’s Health Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am to 2 pm. This year’s theme is Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids, featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog.

The fair is a day filled with fun activities for parents and children focusing on the key factors of good health including eating right, exercising, taking part in health screenings, and making good decisions about healthy living.

The day will feature puppet shows by Kingdom Kidz at 10:15 am and 11:30 am, a performance from Downtown Dance at 11:00 am, Story Time with Drew and Ali from 94.1 WQKX at 12:15 pm, and a fitness challenge at 1 pm.

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 on the Children’s Health Fair, contact Community Health Education by calling 570-768-3200.

Evangelical Community Hospital is a non-profit organization that employs approximately 1,300 people and has more than 170 employed and non-employed physicians on staff. The Hospital is licensed to accommodate 127 overnight patients, 12 acute rehab patients and 18 bassinets. The Hospital serves residents throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley, including those living in Snyder, Union, Northumberland and Lycoming Counties.

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