Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Glade Sun

April 28, 2010

Caring Hearts Health Fair set May 7 at Village Green Mall

FAIRFIELD GLADE — Caring Hearts will hold their 3rd Annual Health Fair at the Village Green Mall in Fairfield Glade Friday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The volunteers of Caring Hearts invite you to this one-day event to have a few of your health needs met, to see how Caring Hearts serves the community, and to have a fun-filled day.

There will be 24 booths for you to visit while at the Village Green Mall. This is the largest participation Caring Hearts has had so far for in this county-wide event. Organizers would like to thank radio station 102.5 for their help in advertising the event and their willingness to come and broadcast from the mall on the day of the fair. They also thank all the shop owners and Mike Brown of the Village Green Mall for once again allowing them the privilege of using the facility to hold this health fair.

Caring Hearts encourages everyone to come out on May 7. The services provided by the doctors, nurses, technicians, consultants, volunteers are free and organizers thank them so much for the time and talents they are giving. Caring Hearts is here to help you and make your day special.

There will be drawings for free gifts at many of the booths and also tickets for prizes for a small donation. Those tickets may be obtained at the fair and the prizes include a full massage donated by Pam Dowler, LMT; a handcrafted quilt; and two gift certificates from Dylan’s restaurant. It will be a fabulous day and as they say at Caring Hearts, come and "Bring a Friend in 2010."

Booths include:

Bake Sale — ‘loaded’

Bake Sale — sugar free

Caring Hearts Comfort Care — Volunteers will have walker bags, therapeutic rice packs, adult and travel bibs, tracheotomy covers and other health care items available for a modest donation. Stop by and register for a free gift.

Caring Hearts Diaper Bank — Volunteers will collect diaper donations and dollars for diapers at the Health Fair and distribute diapers to their sister agencies that day. They will also have a good selection of baby sweater sets, diaper bags, blankets, etc. for babies, shower gifts, etc., for a modest donation.

Cumberland Eye Care, Dr. Galloway

Dr. Hooie, DDS

Natures’ Way Massage Therapy, Terry Owens

Breast Cancer Awareness, Suzann Griffith, Mary Kay sponsor

Cookie Lee Jewelry to lift your spirits and emotional well-being, Lois Rupert

GeneWize, gene therapy, Don and Linda McMeans

Woodmen of the World, Richard Catterall

Humane Society, pet health

Hand Carved Pet Animals by local wood carver, Bill Shelby

Avon Comfort Care, Treasa Adkins

CH nurses’ station — free blood pressure checks, Pattye Cornelius, Susanna Bour

Cardio-vascular assessments, Pat Birnesser, RN

Glucose tolerance level testing, Brooke Tackett PA, Physicians' Associates

Financial Health and outlook, Randall Baxter

B4BOOKS, Karen Martin

Cumberland County School Depot, Karen Martin

Plateau Pregnancy Services

Stephens Center, Sonja Mullins

Elgin Center Clinic, Judy Elgin

Hilltoppers

Caring Hearts needs financial support. Please make your tax-deductible donation to Caring Hearts, c/o Regions Bank, P.O. Box 429, N. Main Street, Crossville, TN 38557, attn: Robbie D. Wightman.

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