The Richmond Heights event will include CPR training, screenings for heart health and bone density, an iPad giveaway, photo sessions with the Rally Squirrel and more.
Richmond Heights and Clayton families can take advantage of free health information and activities being offered this weekend at SSM St. Mary's Health Center. The Expect More Showcase runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. People who preregister for the event online will have the opportunity to win a free iPad. Other highlights will include: A schedule of some of the events follows: More information about the event is available on the SSM St. Mary's website.
The money awarded during the Saturday ceremony in Maplewood will help the organization increase the number of health and wellness programs it offers to older adults in cities such as St. Louis.
Representatives from Sam's Club and the St. Louis Regional OASIS Institute gathered Saturday in Maplewood to watch Sam's manager Keith Emms present a check for $350,000 to OASIS executive director Barbara Turkington. The Sam's Club Giving Program awarded the grant in an effort to recognize and support an OASIS mission of resolving, preventing and raising awareness of chronic disease in adults 50 and older. The money will be used to increase the number of OASIS health and wellness programs in St. Louis, San Diego and Washington, D.C., as well as to increase marketing and outreach efforts for those programs. "We wanted to celebrate the grant with OASIS," said Susan Koehler, senior manager of community involvement for Sam's Club. "And we …