LRH Hosts First Annual Spring Wellness Fair Event
April 12, 2019
Littleton, NH - Littleton Regional Healthcare held its first annual LRH Spring Wellness Fair on April, 11, 2019. More than 150 people attended the event at LRH to receive free skin cancer screenings, health screenings, and Reiki treatments and to meet more than 40 area agencies and businesses who participated in the event at no cost.
Parents Gari-Leigh Dodge and Scott Way are pictured here with son Gavin and daughter Emma who both received free bike helmets followed by a safety check to their bikes conducted by Marc Micciche, volunteer from Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country.
LRH offers a fall wellness fair in October and will now offer a spring wellness fair in April to continue to provide free healthcare for the region we serve. This year LRH received a grant from the DHMC and CHAD Injury Prevention Program of 40 children's bike helmets. Families were encouraged to attend with their children to receive a free bike safety check provided by Executive Director, Thomas Shovlin and volunteer Marc Micciche from Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country. Chief Paul Smith of Littleton Police Department was present to provide safety information for the families who participated. More than 20 helmets were given out at the event. LRH plans to share the remaining helmets with pediatric patients presenting in the emergency department or at North Country Pediatrics.
Participating non-profit agencies and local businesses included the LRH Volunteer Recruitment and Family Support Team, LRH Auxiliary, Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country, Tender Corporation, Badger®, North Country Pharmacy, State Farm, NH Department of Health and Human Services, Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, North Country Health Consortium, New Hampshire Healthy Families, Weeks Medical Center Fresh Start Tobacco Prevention, Isagenix, Margaret Pratt Community, Homeland Security & Emergency Management - NH Department of Safety, Littleton Lion's Club, Respitality, Pathways Pregnancy Care Center, RSVP Volunteer Center, Berlin Vet Center, Children's Dentistry of the North Country, Littleton Area Senior Center & Meals on Wheels, Restorative Health Therapies, North Country Home Health & Hospice, LRH Sauter Birthing Center - Car Seat Safety and DHMC Injury Prevention Program.
Bob Nutter, President at LRH stated, "The LRH staff works hard to offer events like this so that individuals and families can participate and receive free healthcare services and information. We were pleased with the turnout last night and plan to continue to offer this event in 2020. LRH is committed to provide high-quality, affordable and accessible healthcare. This event is just one example of how we accomplish this goal."
To learn more about events offered by Littleton Regional Healthcare, please call Gail Clark, Director of Development, Marketing and Community Relations at 603.444.9304 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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