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Jennifer Kennedy
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Open House at St. Mary's on 9/12/10
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St. Mary Mercy Livonia hosts 4th Annual “Embrace Life” 5K run/walk for Cancer and “Celebration of Health” Community Open House September 12, 2010 (Livonia, MI) – St. Mary Mercy Hospital is hosting its 4th Annual “Embrace Life” 5K run/walk for Cancer on September 12 at 9 a.m. Over 530 people participated in last year’s 5K, raising over $18,000. Proceeds will support Cancer Services at St. Mary Mercy Hospital, including mammogram screenings, support groups, and access to care for those in need. The 5K run/walk is for cancer awareness. It is a celebration of life for cancer survivors, for those who have cancer, and an opportunity for family members and friends to participate to honor or remember a loved one. · Awards will be given to the first, second and third place overall male and female winners of each age division of the 5K Run. · The USATF-certified course begins on St. Mary Mercy Hospital grounds and runners/walkers are then routed through the residential streets of Livonia. · Runners and walkers who register before September 3 are guaranteed a race T-shirt. · Visit to register or for more information. Registration is $22 before September 3; and $27 from September 4 to race day. Following the 5K, beginning at 10:30 a.m. is the “Celebration of Health” Community Open House, a wonderful, family-friendly event that offers a variety of FREE activities for all ages—kids and adults. Health Activities · Blood Pressure and Bone Density Screenings · Education and Prevention for Cancer, Diabetes, Stroke, Heart Disease, and more · “Ask the Doctor” Booth · Meet our Stroke Robot B.U.S.T.E.R. and our Pet Therapy dogs · Tour the operating room and meet our new da Vinci surgical robot Kids Activities · Teddy Bear Clinic (bring your stuffed toys) · Inflatable Bouncers · Hockey Slap Shot Game · Livonia Fire Truck, Police, Huron Valley and Concord Ambulance and Midwest MedFlight Helicopter · Civil Air Patrol Unit: Livonia Thunderbolt Squadron · Clowns, balloon animals and face art · Kids’ crafts Entertainment · Music by the Sunset Boulevard Band · Road Runner Demonstration Trailer · Meet Dora the Explorer! · Magic Shows at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. with Jason Hudy · Food and Refreshments, prizes, and more! Thank you to our sponsors: BrightHouse Networks, Comcast, The Observer & Eccentric Newspapers, Livonia Family YMCA, Laurel Park Place Mall, Plymouth Whalers Hockey, and Archiver’s. View flyer >> For more information call 734-655-1590.