Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Club in Shelton to host health fair, fun activities

Carnival games, magic show to be featured
SHELTON - The 12th Annual Children’s Health and Safety Fair will take on a Family Carnival theme this year.
It will feature free food and games along with health, wellness, and safety programs and displays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 22.

The fair will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, One Positive Place.

It is sponsored by the Valley Parish Nurses of Griffin Hospital, The Valley Community Foundation, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, and Griffin Faculty Physicians Primary Care.

The fair will feature carnival games, a moon bounce and magic show.
Free food, drinks and healthy snacks will be available.

Free bike helmets
Other activities include health, wellness, and safety interactive displays, a car seat and bike helmet clinic, the Child Identification Program (CHIP), fire engines and rescue vehicles, a safety house to teach about safety features in homes, and more.

Free bike helmets will be available for the first 400 children.
The Griffin Hospital Valley Parish Nurse program was established in 1990 and is now one of the largest in the country, with nearly 40 participating churches, more than 125 parish nurses, and 350 additional volunteers who support the nurses and who serve on the health cabinets of the individual churches.
The Boys & Girls Club provides, in a safe environment, programs that inspire, educate, guide, and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
Griffin Faculty Physicians Primary Care is a multi-specialty medical group affiliated with Griffin Hospital, offering exceptional, personalized care to residents in the Lower Naugatuck Valley and the surrounding communities at conveniently located offices in Derby, Oxford, Southbury, Seymour and Shelton.
For information about the fair, call 203-732-1137 or 203-732-7584.
This post is taken from a press release from Griffin Hospital.

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