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GROVER M. HERMANN HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SPONSORS HEALTH & CHILDREN’S FAIR – 5/6/2015

May 6, 2015 – Harris, NY – Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a free Health & Children’s Fair at Grover M. Hermann Hospital, located at  8881 State Route 97, in Callicoon, New York on Saturday, May 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., rain or shine.

The fair will feature many activities, starting with free blood pressure screenings from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., free cholesterol and glucose screenings from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (a 12 hour fast is required) and hearing tests from 9:00 a.m. Children’s activities will include a teddy bear clinic; face painting; free giveaways, contests and prizes. Raffles, 50/50 and tricky tray (pick-up by 2:00 p.m.); bake sale; craft and flea market vendors; refreshments and hot dogs will be available. Musical entertainment will be provided from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sullivan County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will provide a pet adoption starting at 11:00 a.m. The New York State Police will provide a seat belt simulator demonstration; National Park Service will provide education on water safety and Riverside Remedies HealthMart Pharmacy will check medications for drug interaction. Chicken BBQ meals (available to eat in or take out) will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and can be pre-ordered until May 9 for $10.

The Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary was established in 1971 to promote the Hospital and its community relations. Through fundraising, the Auxiliary enhances patient care by purchasing equipment and/or items which directly or indirectly affect the well being and comfort of patients.

Grover M. Hermann’s Auxiliary Board is comprised of President, Dottie Schlegel,
Vice President, Barbara Donatelli, Treasurer, Olga Viruet and Secretary, Grace DePasquale. The Auxiliary meets at 1:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month (March through October) in the Grover M. Hermann cafeteria. If you would like to join the Grover M. Hermann Auxiliary or would like additional information on this year’s Health & Children’s Fair, please contact Dottie Schlegel at 845-932-8487 or Barbara Donatelli at 570-224-8017.

Catskill Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS). For more information on Catskill Regional’s services, visit www.crmcny.org.