Monday, June 14, 2010
(Liberty) – County Manager David P. Fanslau has announced that in partnership with Sullivan County Public Health Services and its WIC program, The "Just Say Yes
to Fruits and Vegetables" van will be coming to Liberty this Wednesday, June 16, from 10am to 3pm.
“A “HEALTH IS FUN” mini festival is being held at 50 Community Lane, at the Liberty Human Services Complex. Look for the colorful Fruits & Vegetables van. The event will feature food demonstrations, activities for kids, and free prizes,” said Fanslau.
“Also attending the event and offering demonstrations, health education, and various activities for families include the YMCA, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Cribs for Kids program sponsored by the Sullivan County Rural Health Network, WIC’s breastfeeding support program, the Prasad Children’s Dental program, the Woodridge Kiwanis, and story time by the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority. Many other organizations and programs will be present to offer information about a variety of services available to families with young children, including the Community Health Worker program, the Child Passenger Safety program, Healthy Families of Sullivan, and WIC,” said Carol S. Ryan RN, MPH, Director of Public Health/ Patient Services.
Sullivan County Public Health Services is dedicated to improving the health and nutritional status of Sullivan County residents. This event is a collaborative effort of many community organizations working together to get residents to EAT HEALTHY and MOVE MORE. In case of rain the event tables will be moved inside the Shared Clinic Facility, 50 Community Lane. Come rain or shine.
information, contact: Nancy McGraw, 292-5910 x 2242