Health Briefs for March 9


First Posted: 3/9/2010

Free health screens in Shannon

LUMBERTON Free health screenings will be offered March 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rennert Volunteer Fire Department, located at 9896 Rennert Road in Shannon.
Southeastern Regional Medical Centers Community Health Services is sponsoring the screens, which will check blood pressure, blood sugar, height, weight and body mass index for adults 18 years or older. Additional health information will also be provided.
For information, call Community Health Services at (910) 671-5595.

Fashion show fundraiser

LUMBERTON Southeastern Hospice and Sisters Boutique & Shoes will host a fashion show benefit, themed P.S. We Love Spring Fling, on March 25 at the Osterneck Auditorium in Lumberton.
A silent auction and dessert buffet will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Door prizes will be awarded during the show.
Tickets are available at a cost of $20 and can be purchased from Southeastern Hospice, located at 2002 N. Cedar St. in Lumberton. Event tickets can be used for 20 percent off of one regular priced item at Sisters Boutique.
Proceeds will benefit Southeastern Hospice, Southeastern Hospice House and Camp Care, a bereavement camp for children. For information, call (910) 671-5655.

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