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Free Sparrow and HGB community event promotes heart health

Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital and Sparrow Hospital are hosting an interactive heart health event featuring free blood pressure and BMI (body mass index) checks as part of American Heart Month.

The free event is 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, at AL!VE, 800 W. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte.

The heart health program features a presentation by a panel of local physician experts, as well as education on stress management, healthy eating, and the importance of knowing your health numbers.

Save the date for HealthFest 2014

Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital is getting ready for HealthFest, its free annual community event offered this year in partnership with the Capital Area Health Alliance, based on the theme of “Choosing Health.”

HealthFest 2014 will be 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Saturday, March 1, at AL!VE: Your Community Well-Being Place in Charlotte. It will feature special exhibits and demonstrations from a variety of health-related organizations and specialists.

Joint Sparrow and HGB program promotes heart health in honor of American Heart Month

Learn stretching and relaxation techniques or attend a heart healthy cooking demonstration at an interactive heart health event hosted by Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital and Sparrow Hospital.

The free event, celebrating American Heart Month, is 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at AL!VE: Your Community Well-Being Place, 800 Lawrence Ave., Charlotte. No registration is required.

The event also will feature complimentary blood pressure and BMI checks.

Hayes Green Beach Wellness Center plans health, fitness day

CHARLOTTE — The Hayes Green Beach Wellness Center once again celebrates National Family Health and Fitness Day with a free event and activities for the whole family Saturday, Sept. 29.

According to Family Health & Fitness Day USA, the annual observance was conceived, in part, as a response to the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health.

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