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CRMC’S GROVER M. HERMANN HOSPITAL TO HOLD ANNUAL HEALTH & CRAFT FAIR JULY 9 – 06/21/2011

MARY CADE MEMORIAL FAIR WILL PROMOTE HEALTHY LIVING
June 21, 2011 – Harris, N.Y. – Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and the Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary are sponsoring the annual Mary Cade Memorial Health & Craft Fair on Saturday, July 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grover M. Hermann Hospital, located at 8881 NYS Route 97, Callicoon, N.Y.

In its mission to make health education both accessible and entertaining, this exciting event succeeds in bringing a myriad of fun-filled activities to Sullivan County, with health screenings, crafts, games, refreshments, a bake sale, live entertainment and a flea market. Admission is free and the fair is open to the public.

Free health tests will be available, including cholesterol and glucose screenings (which require a 12-hour fast), performed by CRMC laboratory personnel from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure readings will also be available, performed by CRMC nurses, and free hearing tests will be performed by Stuart Kabak from Catskill Hearing & Audiological Services. Jefferson Pharmacy will conduct a “brown bag” assessment of all medications and natural products in attendees’ medicine cabinets to ensure that no undesirable interactions occur.

Additionally, a variety of information/activity booths will be on display, including the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department D.A.R.E. program and Water Safety, provided by the National Parks Service. The Kurpil Family Fiddlers, Back Porch Gang – Country and Pair of Docs will provide live entertainment, while a teddy bear clinic and face painting will occupy the younger crowd. A silent auction will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call 845-932-8487 or 845-887-5530.

Click here for a complete listing of the Mary Cade Memorial Health & Craft Fair’s scheduled events.

Serving western Sullivan County and its surrounding communities, the Grover M. Hermann Hospital is a NYS designated Rural Critical Access Hospital and offers a broad array of community health services. The Auxiliary was established in 1971 to promote the Grover M. Hermann Hospital and community relations. Through fundraising, the Auxiliary enhances patient care by purchasing equipment and/or items that affect patient comfort and well-being.