Noteworthy: Monday, April 14, 2014
LPN Career Center to hold wellness fair
LEWISBURG - The public is invited to attend a wellness fair at the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Stress management, summer safety, bullying, social media safety and other health-related issues will be featured as part of the annual fair.
Practical nursing students set up booths and activities that provide health information and services to their peers and members of the community.
Highlights of the fair will include arts, crafts and games for children, as well as healthy snack ideas and samples. Stations will also be available for visitors to have their blood pressure and blood sugar checked. Visitors to the fair will have the opportunity to tour an ambulance.
The LPN Career Center is located at 1339 St. Mary Street, Suite 2, in Lewisburg.
Miracle run/walk signup starts
DANVILLE - The Miracle 5K Run and Walk benefiting Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger will take place at Geisinger Medical Center Saturday, April 26. The out-and-back race will begin at the Hospital for Advanced Medicine at 9 a.m. with registration at 8 a.m.
Pre-registered participants can sign up before April 18 for $20 or $50 for a family of five, including two adults and three children under 15. T-shirts are included for pre-registered runners only. Race-day registrants will not receive a T-shirt.
Awards will be given to the top overall fundraising individual and group, as well as the overall male and female winner and the top three finishers in each age group.
Runners and walkers can register by calling 1-800-322-5437 or online at events.geisinger.org. Checks can be made payable to Geisinger Health System Foundation.
Low-cost eyeglass program
SHAMOKIN - North Western PA Optical Clinic, a privately funded program that provides income-eligible persons with eyeglasses for a low-cost of $40, will come to Central Susquehanna Opportunities, 2 W. Arch St., from 9 to 11 a.m. April 29. The clinic will be at Sunbury Career Link, 225 Market St., Sunbury, from 1 to 3 p.m. the same day.
Income guidelines are: One person, $21,032; two people, $27,992, and increases by $6,960 for each additional person in the household.
The low cost options include bifocals. No-lines are available at an additional cost.
Eligible persons select frames from the many that are in stock and have them measured for their lenses. Glasses are paid for at this time in cash or money order. They are shipped to the lab for assembly and then set back by U.S. mail directly to their home.
For other dates and locations, call 1-800-901-1912.