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June 13, 2014



FMH performing free health screenings  

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services is offering free health screenings at the Floyd County YMCA from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, June 16.

If you suffer from diabetes and are at high risk for developing foot conditions, are worried that you may have osteoporosis, have questions about an injury, neck or lower back pain or have trouble falling and staying asleep, this screening is for you. Attendees will receive: Foot screening, pDXA screening for osteoporosis, physical therapy screening, low back pain screening and sleep screening.

These free screenings are part of the Floyd Memorial Foundation’s healthier community initiative.


Help fight childhood cancer at yard sale

In an effort to join the battle against childhood cancer, 8-year-old Amanda Edwards will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 14, during her neighborhood’s annual yard sale in the Copperfield Subdivision in Georgetown.

While her parents, Michael and Dena, were discussing the yard sale, Amanda asked if she could do a lemonade stand to help other children. Amanda will have pink and yellow lemonade available as well as other treats throughout the day.


SI Rehab offers handwriting program  

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital’s pediatric outpatient care clinic will offer a special program this summer for children who struggle with their handwriting.

Handwriting Rescue is designed to teach children methods of improving their handwriting and make writing less stressful. Classes are held two times a week for four weeks. The program will run Monday, June 16, through July 11, with classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the hospital’s Bridgepointe location, 1329 Applegate Lane in Clarksville.

The cost of the program is $250. The class size is limited to eight participants. Early enrollment is recommended. For more information, call 812-283-5992.

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