The first Holiday Safety Festival hosted by Safe Kids Trident Area and
MUSC Level One Trauma Center will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 at
Cannon Park. The free event highlights safety during the holiday season.
Information will be presented on a variety of topics, including toy
safety, fire prevention, pedestrian/railroad safety, teen driving and
child passenger safety, generalized motor-vehicle safety, suicide
prevention, firearm safety and bicycle safety. Bicycle helmets will be
on sale at discounted prices. Other activities include food, games,
music and crafts.
Prior to the event, holiday trees will be sold to raise money for
future injury prevention initiatives. The trees are pre-ordered
Frasier firs ranging from five to 13 feet and will be delivered on Dec.
4 at the festival.
For information or to purchase a holiday tree, visit a booth on the
following dates and locations: Nov. 3, 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. university
hospital lobby; Nov. 8, 11 a.m.—2 p.m. Ashley River Tower (ART); Nov.
9, 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. university hospital lobby; Nov. 10, 11 a.m. — 2
p.m. ART lobby; Nov. 15, 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. university hospital lobby;
and Nov. 16, 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. ART lobby
For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Health 1st events
- Chair massages:
Free massages are offered to employees on Tuesday nights and midday
Wednesdays. Look for broadcast messages for locations and times.
Awareness: Free glucose screening, education materials, log books, diet
information and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 9, Rutledge Tower,
1st floor lobby.
- Introduction to
Pilates: 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., Nov. 9. Pilates is a total body,
non-impact workout that stretches, strengthens, and lengthens the
entire body with special emphasis on the core muscles. This free class
will be held at the MUSC Wellness Center and participants will receive
a free day pass to the center. E-mail Lauri Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Flu Shot Clinic:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 17 in the university hospital near Starbucks.
screening: A screening will be held Nov. 18 in Room 524 in the
university hospital, 2W classroom. The screening is $15 with the State
Health Plan. Register at http://www.musc.edu/medcenter/health1st.
Johnson at email@example.com to become involved in employee wellness at
MUSC. Events, speakers, classes or any other ideas are welcome.
- Farmer’s Market:
Fresh fruits and vegetables are available from local farmers from 7
a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Friday in the Horseshoe and in the grassy area
next to ART behind Charleston Memorial Hospital.
Friday, Nov. 5, 2010