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May, 2011: Something to Celebrate!


          Let's cut to the chase.  It's May.  Flowers are in bloom, the weather is warmer... and we're indoors?  Sitting? 

            No way!

            Grab the people you love, especially senior citizens, and get to this website for ideas:   because it's time to Make Fitness a Goal for Life!   100,000+ older adults will participate in health promotion events at more than 1,000 local organizations. Senior Health & Fitness Day, the nation's largest older adult health and fitness event, is entering its 18th year.  It takes place on May 25th, 2011.


            From May 8th - 14th this year it is National Hospital Week.


2011 National Hospital Week Banner

The celebration of National Hospital Week began in 1921 when a magazine editor suggested that more information about hospitals might alleviate public fears about the "shrouded" institutions of the day.

Today, National Hospital Week, the nation’s largest health care event, is a celebration of the history, technology and dedicated professionals that make our facilities beacons of confidence and care.

The annual event provides advantages throughout the year including staff retention, improved recruitment, better departmental interaction, a more satisfied workplace and increased awareness throughout the community.

Click on the link to get a .pdf form of the Planning Guide!

So, after celebrating our hospital by continuing to provide expert, caring patient services, get outside and bike, walk, recreate and enjoy this green earth with your families and friends!