Oceanside, NY, September 22, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- South Nassau Communities Hospital will holds its 21st Annual “Communities for a Cure” Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk & Multi-Cultural Health Fair on Sunday, September 30 from 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon.
This year’s event is highlighted by a first ever US Coast Guard display and demonstration on boating safety as well as the return of live entertainment featuring local and regional singing and dancing groups.
The Multi-cultural Health Fair will feature over 80 tables with displays from departments of the hospital and community agencies. Free health screenings for cardiac risk factors including cholesterol, Body Mass Index (BMI), and blood pressure will be offered, as well as screening for prostate cancer (PSA). Complimentary refreshments will be provided and tickets will be sold for a drawing for raffle prizes.
Starting time for the 5K run is 9:00 a.m., while a Children’s Fun Run will start at 8:30 a.m. There is no fee for parking or admission to the Health Fair. Proceeds from the run and raffles will benefit The Gertrude & Louis Feil Cancer Center at South Nassau Communities Hospital. Day-of-race registration is $25.00 for the 5K and $15.00 for the Fun Run.
The major sponsors of the event include: Complete Women’s Imaging, Inc.; Hospice of New York; KJOY 98.3 FM; TD Bank; Bethpage Federal Credit Union; Joe’s Crab Shack and The Bristal Assisted Living.
For more information or to register, call 516-377-5370 or visit our website at www.southnassau.org/5K.