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2003 Press Releases
Morton Plant Hospital's Bardmoor Outpatient and Surgery Center Hosts 3rd Annual Fall Festival

CLEARWATER, Fla (September 25, 2003) -Morton Plant Hospital's Bardmoor Outpatient and Surgery Center and the YMCA of the Suncoast-Bardmoor Branch will host the 3rd Annual Fall Festival with free adult and child health screenings on Saturday, October 11, 2003, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to the public and will take place at the Bardmoor Outpatient and Surgery Center located at 8787 Bryan Dairy Road in Largo, Fla.

Free health screenings will be offered, including vision and hearing screenings; youth fitness assessments; body composition; blood pressure and total cholesterol testing and complimentary massages.

Children can participate in such activities as rock climbing, 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, DARE, American Red Cross, Area Agency on Aging, Human Society of Pinellas, Tae Kwon Do, Great Bay Distributors, Joslin Diabetes Center at Morton Plant, and more.

Established in 1916, Morton Plant Hospital is a 687-bed facility dedicated to improving the health of all it serves through community-owned health services that set the standard for high quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Hospital is located at 300 Pinellas Street, Clearwater, Fla., 727-462-7000.

The YMCA of the Suncoast-Bardmoor Branch, 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

Morton Plant News Bureau

(727) 461-8117 Phone

(727) 468-7586 Pager