Monday, February 2, 2009

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1/29/09 - Mrs. Iowa To Make Appearance In Sioux Center - Click here to print this information
Mrs. Iowa 2009 will make an appearance at a heart health fair for women on Valentine's Day in Sioux Center. "Love Yourself Love Your Health!" is the theme of the Valentine's Day Heart Health Fair for Women planned by the Greater Sioux Community Health Center. Val Whitehead, Mrs. Iowa 2009 a nurse, wife, and mother of three from Spencer who has selected a platform of working with the American Heart Association's "Go Red For Women " program to raise awareness of women's heart disease. Whitehead will assist with cardiovascular risk screenings throughout the morning and give a special presentation at 9:30 a.m. This women's heart health fair will be on Saturday, February 14 from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. at The Greater Sioux Community Health Center at 338 First Avenue NW, across the street from the City Hall. Area women are encouraged to bring a friend, neighbor, mother, sister or daughter to enjoy the event. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to welcome all area women to participate and learn about heart health care and heart disease in women. FREE cholesterol screenings will be available to the first 100 women. Additionally, a variety of other free screenings will be offered to help assess women's heart and lung health including: Free "Smokalyzer" lung screening, free Dermascan skin screening, free cardio-vascular risk screening, free nutrition and weight consultation, and free blood pressure checks.The Greater Sioux Community Health Center is a private, not-for-profit, consumer-directed healthcare institution with a mission to provide affordable primary healthcare services to all residents of northwest Iowa and the greater Sioux County area.SVA RELEASE 1-29-09 16:11
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