‘A Healthy Day At the Ball Park’ Set For Saturday
By Space Coast Daily // April 17, 2015
AT SPACE COAST STADIUM in viera
Day-Long Series of Health Related Activities Topped Off By Spectacular Fireworks Display
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Doctors Goodwill Foundation will present “A Healthy Day at the Ball Park,” a day-long series of health related activities for the medical industry and the public at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, on April 18, 2015.
“This will be an annual event for our entire community, showcasing the latest in best health practices, services, products and education to help our community find and maintain its best health,” said Dr. Kanti Bhalani, Founder of the Doctors Goodwill Foundation.
“During this special day there will be activities to help further the education of our medical community and to help the general public find and maintain their best health. And we will also have a lot of fun.”
All the events will take place inside Space Coast Stadium and will include a medical terminology spelling bee, healthy living lectures, a health fair, CME courses, a professional baseball game and a spectacular fireworks display.
“We want to thank the Brevard County Manatees for making this event possible and for sharing their wonderful stadium with us for the day,” said Dr. Bhalani.
“The stadium, the pro baseball and the fireworks are a perfect combination of fun to make our health event most attractive and exciting.”
DWIGHT E.JONES MEDICAL SPELLING BEE
The Dwight E. Jones Medical Terminology Spelling Bee will take place from 9 a.m. until 12 noon and is open to all students in grades 5 through 12.
Registration is free and students must complete the registration form to be entered. Study guides for the competition can be downloaded at SpaceCoastDaily.com.
The area’s best and most expert physicians and other medical leaders will present informative lectures from 1 to 4 p.m. on a wide variety of health topics.
The public may attend at no charge and will learn about the latest ways to find and maintain their best health. Some of the topics presented will include eye health, heart health, skin disease and cancer prevention.
The lectures are open and free to the public courtesy of the event sponsors. There will also be a number of companies present who will be able to answer questions about the topics discussed. The list of experts who will present the lectures will be released on April 1.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Continuing Medical Education (CME) classes for physicians, nurses, ARNP’s and other medical personnel to earn important educational credits necessary to maintain their professional licenses will be presented from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. inside the stadium’s Manatee Room.
The CME classes are free for medical professionals, and more information can be found at DoctorsFoundation.org
The gates to the stadium will open to the public for the game between the Brevard County Manatees and the Dunedin Blue Jays at 5 p.m.
The game will begin at 6:30 p.m. and $8 tickets may be purchased on line at www.DoctorsFoundation.org.
The public may browse the Health Fair, which will also begin at 5 p.m., and will be held in the concourse of Space Coast Stadium.
There will be more than 100 companies exhibiting a wide variety of health-related products and services, featuring the latest information and giveaways. There will also be a wide variety of free health screenings and services available.
“The Health Fair will be an interesting and informative event for the public and it will be a super compliment to the ball game as people will be able to attend the health fair before the game starts, and also browse the exhibit booths between innings,” said Giles Malone of Space Coast Daily and Brevard Productions Inc., who are presenting the event in cooperation with the Doctors Goodwill Foundation.
BASEBALL & FIREWORKS
The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display, courtesy of the Brevard County Manatees.
The game will also feature fun activities between innings for the public to enjoy and win prizes.
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