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LewisGale Hospital Pulaski Presents 2nd Annual Community Health Fair May 11

May 11, 2012

Contact:Joy Sutton, Marketing Communications Mgr. Nancy May, VP Marketing & PR
LewisGale Regional Health System - (540) 776-4739 or (540) 529-3137
LewisGale Regional Health System - (540) 776-4754 or (540) 537-3475

Pulaski, VA, April, 2012- The second annual Pulaski Community Health Fair is an event for the entire family with free health screenings, educational booths, and activities for the children including face painting, balloon animals, and inflatables. Children are also encouraged to bring their bikes to participate in the Bike Rodeo sponsored by the Pulaski County Police Department. WPSK radio will also broadcast live from the event.

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski has partnered with several organizations and local businesses to bring this health fair to the community on Friday, May 11 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Event highlights include:

  • Center Stage Dance Presentation from the Fine Arts Center (4 to 5 p.m.)
  • Kickboxing with Sarah Morrill (5 to 6 p.m.)
  • Cass Long with her Line Dancers (6 to 6:30 p.m.)
  • LGHP CEO Mark Nichols Guitar Performance (6:30 to 7 p.m.)
  • Zumbathon to benefit Relay for Life (7 to 8 p.m.)
  • Pulaski County Humane Society's Adopt-a-Pet
  • Free popcorn and Door Prizes
_��Our commitment to patient care extends beyond the hospital's walls,_ѝ said Mark Nichols, CEO, LewisGale Hospital Pulaski. _��We consider it a vital part of our mission to also promote health, wellness and safety in the community we serve._ѝ

About LewisGale Hospital Pulaski

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is part of LewisGale Regional Health System which includes 4 hospitals, 2 regional cancer centers, 6 outpatient centers and affiliations with nearly 700 physicians, including 135 employed providers and 550 independent physicians. With more than 3,100 employees, its annual payroll is $220.5 million. The system also paid $33 million in taxes and provided more than $86 million in uncompensated care to those most in need in 2010. LewisGale is also part of HCA Virginia, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare provider in the Commonwealth with more than 13,000 employees. For more information see www.lewisgale.com.

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