Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Make plans to run Medical Mile on May 31

The 17th annual Medical Mile race will be held on Saturday, May 31 on the Cox South campus. The event is open to everyone, from children to seniors, serious runners to casual walkers.

Pre-registration will be held from 7 a.m- 7 p.m., Friday, May 30, at The Meyer Center, Conference Room A. Registration the day of the race will be from 5:30-6:30 a.m. at The Meyer Center, Conference Room A.

Fees are $12 for adults ($15 day of race) and $6 for kids under 12 ($8 day of race). Family rates are $35 for immediate family members living in the same household and registering at the same time ($40 day of race). Cox employees receive $1 off individual fees.

All proceeds benefit the C.A.R.E. Mobile. For more information, call 269-3282.

CoxHealth employees star in new video promoting stroke awareness

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and several CoxHealth employees are starring in a sock-hop-themed public service announcement featuring Nick, Ruell and Ned the Band.

The video will be shown at Campbell 16 Cine prior to each movie beginning May 9. It will also show at select Springfield Cardinals baseball games. You may also visit coxhealth.com to take a sneak peek.

CoxHealth is also holding a free stroke awareness screening May 22, 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Northview Senior Center. Call 269-INFO to register.