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; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.

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