The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 23nd Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD). As an official site, Shingletown Medical Center and co-sponsors Redding Subaru and Shasta Community Health Center are hosting the event that will take place on Wednesday, May 25th from 11:00am to 2:00pm. The event will be held on the outside grounds of the Shingletown Volunteer Fire Department, which is 2 miles east of downtown Shingletown directly on Highway 44. The event is free for all ages.

BloodSourceThe event will also be hosting a blood drive with BloodSource, give blood and get rewarded! All donors will receive free soup from the Shingletown Community Center (SCC), 5 free raffle tickets and a $5.00 gift certificate to Papa Casey’s Grill. You can pre-register online at www.bloodsource.org/drives and enter location code: E101 or sign-up at the Shingletown Medical Center.

The 2016 theme for the National Senior Health & Fitness Day is “Improve Your Health for a Better Self!” There will be exercise demonstrations from Shasta County’s “Fun with Fitness” group along with an assortment of informational booths, screening services and nutrition advice.

Papa Casey’s Grill will be serving up free healthy sandwich samplings and veggie cups, and booth vendors will have tasty samplings also. There will also be great raffle items such as a full day Shasta Lake patio boat from Bridge Bay Resorts, a 30” Ashcraft fire pit with two Rustic Ridge camo director chairs and many other fun raffle items. The raffle tickets can be purchased at Papa Casey’s Grill, Higher Ground Coffee, Bella Salon, Shingletown Thrift & Gift, Majka Realty and Shingletown Medical Center.

“The Shingletown Medical Center is very excited to be involved with this national event and we are very happy to have BloodSource coming up for the blood drive,” stated Tami Fraser, CEO. “We are looking forward to a fun and informative day and hope you can join us.”

National Senior Health and Fitness Day

About National Senior Health & Fitness Day®
100,000 older adults will participate in activities at more than 1,000 locations throughout the U.S. on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 as we celebrate the 23rd annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. The common goal for this day: to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. Always set for the last Wednesday in May, National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for older adults. National Senior Health & Fitness Day is organized as a public-private partnership by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national information clearinghouse for the older adult market. For more information about National Senior Health & Fitness Day, visit http://www.fitnessday.com

For further information please contact:
Jackie Ferguson, Event Coordinator
Shingletown Medical Center – 530-474-3390 – jferguson@sitesmartdesigns2dev.com