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2002 Press Releases
Morton Plant Hospital's Trinity Outpatient and Surgery Center Hosts Fall Festival

New Port Richey, Fla (October 9, 2002)---Morton Plant Hospital's Trinity Outpatient and Surgery Center and the James P. Gills Family YMCA will host a Fall Festival with free adult and child health screenings on Saturday, October 26, 2002, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to the public and will take place at the Trinity Outpatient and Surgery Center located at 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd. in New Port Richey, Fla.

Free health screenings will be offered, including blood pressure and total cholesterol screening; eye and glaucoma exams; skin cancer screenings; hip and knee screenings; shoulder and strength screenings; foot screenings; speech, language, hearing screenings; and complimentary massages.

Children can participate in such activities as a treasure hunt, trick-or-treating, face painting, pumpkin decorating, finger casting, moonwalks and visiting with the Morton Plant Mease clowns. Free Kid Care photo I.D.s will also be made for parents.

Health and safety booth demonstrations will include the American Cancer Society, Hernando/Pasco Hospice, SWAT, American Red Cross, SPCA, CARES, International Hearing Dog Inc., Area Agency on Aging of Pasco and Pinellas, Pasco Fire Truck and Rescue, quilt raffles with proceeds donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and more.

Established in 1996, Trinity Outpatient and Surgery Center is a 48,300-square foot facility dedicated to improving the health of all it serves through community-owned health services that set the standard for high quality, compassionate care. Florida Medical Business recognized the Center as having the Best Freestanding Outpatient Services in Tampa Bay for 2001. Trinity Outpatient and Surgery Center is located at 2102 Trinity Oaks Boulevard, New Port Richey, Fla., (727) 372-4000.

The YMCA of the Suncoast, a charitable, non-profit organization, serves more than 52,000 members and program participants through ten branches located in Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties.

Contact: Phoebe Ochman/Beth Hardy

MPMHC News Bureau

(727) 461-8117 Phone

(727) 468-7586 Pager