On Saturday October 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church will host a “Family Health and Safety Fair” at their 3131 Columbia Avenue location. The fair will feature preregistered American Heart certified CPR class followed by: senior safety and community resources for seniors; helmet, car seat, and gun lock safety, along with representatives from New York Life will provide child ID registry and everything from family protection to estate preservation information. In addition there will be blood pressure screenings, stress management information along with help to identify the warning signs of a stroke and heart attack. Mini massages will be given to those who wish, along with healthy food ideas and samples.
The purpose of the “Family Health and Safety Fair” is to provide the community with health and safety resources. “We want to help families take charge of their health by empowering seniors, parents and children. We hope this event will provide resources that will help families start to make safer and healthier choices.” say Co-Chairs Eleanor Simpson R.N., M.S.N., C.R.N.P and Kathy Walton, R.N. B.S.N. both members of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church.
In addition to the Safety and Health information, a representative from local law enforcement will be present to answer questions in regard to child safety. This will include stranger safety, child abduction, firearm safety, and Halloween safety.
This family-focused event is free and open to the public. For more information on this event or if you wish to register for the CPR class, which runs from 9 a.m.-noon, please contact the church office at 717.394.6771.