Newark-Wayne Hospital & Community Partners to Hold 9th Annual Spring Fest

June 02, 2014

May 30, 2014--Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, (NWCH), DeMay Living Center, and the Rochester General Medical Group will be hosting the 9th annual FREE community event, "Spring Fest" on Saturday, June 14th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in tents on the grounds of the hospital (1200 Driving Park Avenue in Newark). The event, which focuses on healthy lifestyle choices for all ages, is made possible through the efforts of Newark-Wayne, the NWCH Medical Staff and several community partners including: the Newark Elementary Schools and their PTAs, the Newark Police Department and the NYS Police, Wegman’s, WUUF Big Dog Country Radio and others.NWCH_Spring_Fest

The FREE bike helmet fitting and give-away**, sponsored by the Newark-Wayne Medical Staff, will again be held to help protect kids from head injuries. Also, kids are encouraged to bring their bicycles for the Newark Police Department’s Bike Safety Rodeo and the NYS Police will hold a car seat safety clinic (at the Women’s Center loop at the front of the hospital). New this year, the Newark Police Department will also offer a FREE photo I.D. clinic for children. Also, the Newark Pilots will return to meet and greet community members, and a medical transport helicopter from Mercy Flight Central will pay a visit to Spring Fest.* Also new, there will be: a demonstration on preparing a healthy recipe by a hospital catering chef, Benjamin Dailey; a talk by Dr. Pater Stasko on common foot problems; talks and demonstrations by other medical, health and fitness professionals.

In addition, there will be free: drawings for children’s bicycles; blood pressure checks; refreshments; and booths sponsored by emergency medical service providers, hospital departments and Wayne County organizations; fun music by WUUF BIG Dog Country and much more.

For information, contact the Public Relations office before Friday, June 13th by calling (315) 332-2492.

*Mercy Flight helicopter will be on site unless called for a medical transport.
**Limited quantities