BMH events recognize Black History Month

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This February, Beaufort Memorial Hospital has planned several events in recognition of Black History Month and we hope the community will join us.

HEALTH FAIR — LIFEFIT WELLNESS SERVICES,
989 RIBAUT ROAD, FIRST FLOOR
WHEN: Saturday, February 4
COST:  FREE AND LOW COST SCREENINGS
TIME: 8 – 11 a.m.
WHAT: A morning of free and low cost screenings at the LifeFit Wellness Center located on the campus of Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Screenings offered will include: free blood pressure checks for hypertension; free blood sugar checks for diabetes; free breast, skin, and prostate exams (when clinician present); free PSA blood tests (part of prostate exam); Cholesterol tests for $10; HbA1C (3-month blood sugar average/fasting not required) $10. For more information, call 843-522-5570.

BLOOD ALLIANCE OF THE LOWCOUNTRY IN FRONT OF BMH BIRTHING CENTER
BLOOD DRIVE IN MEMORY OF HELEN CORINE RHODIN
WHEN: Wednesday, February 15
COST:  FREE
TIME: 2 – 8 p.m.
WHAT: Sponsored by the PanHellenic Council.  Children and adults with sickle cell disease need your help to survive.  All donors’ names will be entered for drawings and gift cards. For more information or to make an appointment, call 522-5169.  Walk-ins are welcome.

BLOOD DRIVE IN MEMORY OF HELEN CORINE RHODIN – AT THE ENTRANCE TO KATE GLEASON PARK
WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2012
COST:  FREE
TIME: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHAT: Sponsored by the PanHellenic Council.  Children and adults with sickle cell disease need your help to survive.  All donors’ names will be entered for drawings and gift cards!  For more information or to make an appointment, call 522-5169.  Walk-ins are welcome!

BLOOD DRIVE IN MEMORY OF HELEN CORINE RHODIN – AT THE ENTRANCE TO KATE GLEASON PARK
WHEN: Friday, February 17
COST:  FREE
TIME: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION – BEAUFORT HIGH SCHOOL OLD AUDITORIUM
WHEN: Saturday, February 18
COST:  FREE – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
TIME: 2 – 4 p.m.
WHAT: This year’s theme is “Black Women in American Culture and History.” This celebration is totally free and features local talent.  Please join us in celebrating our history.  For more information contact Doug Rhodin at 843-522-7892 or Latoyia Palmer at 843-522-5842.

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