Owensboro Health And Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Partner For Back To School Event - Owensboro Health

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Published on July 26, 2016

Owensboro Health And Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Partner For Back To School Event

Owensboro Health is hosting a Back to School Celebration at Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market on July 30th. The event will be held at 1325 Triplett Street in Owensboro from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

In addition to healthy fruits, vegetables and farmers’ market booths, Owensboro Health will be providing the following activities, 

  • Live music for the whole family to enjoy
  • Face painting
  • Hop on the exploration bus from the Daviess County Public Schools (DCPS) for interactive summer learning
  • Free bike safety information and helmets (while supplies last)
  • Healthy lunch recipes for packing a better school lunch
  • Better bites snack tips for healthy snacking
  • Free giveaways (while supplies last) to prepare students for a successful first day

The Farmers’ market is held every Wednesday, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. through the end of August at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, as well as every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to noon through the end of October at the Triplett Street location.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering and the only hospital in the world to be designated a Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprising over 180 providers in 25 locations, a certified medical fitness facility, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center. Owensboro Health has been recognized for outstanding care, safety and clinical excellence by The Joint Commission, U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Hospital Review. As the largest employer west of Louisville, Owensboro Health has 4,088 employees, and in FY 2015 saw 18,380 inpatient admissions and 823,072 outpatient encounters. A committed community partner, Owensboro Health provided grants of $702,924 in the last year to health, social service, education and arts agencies across the region. For more information, visit owensborohealth.org.

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