Healthy Chef discusses "Fun with Tofu"
The latest installment of MedCentral’s Healthy Chef Cooking Series will look at how to prepare a meal with tofu. “Fun with Tofu” will be held Thursday, June 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the MedCentral Health & Fitness Center, 1750 W. Fourth St., Ontario. This cooking demonstration will be presented by chefs and dietitians from MedCentral's Food and Nutrition Department. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested by June 5. Register by cal...
MedCentral offers free blood pressure screenings
MedCentral Health System is offering three sessions of blood pressure screenings in June. All are free and open to the public. Blood pressure screenings will be held: Wednesday, June 5, 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. at the MedCentral Health & Fitness Center, 1750 W. Fourth St., Ontario. Friday, June 14, 9-11 a.m. at the MedCentral/Shelby Hospital Surgery Center, 199 W. Main St. Wednesday, June19, 9 a.m.-noon at Mansfield Hospital lobby, 335 Glessner Ave.
Learn to ride a bike
MedCentral’s Pediatric Therapy Department is encouraging children to lose those training wheels during learn to Ride a Bike Day on June 1. The free event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon at the Pediatric Therapy site at 2011 West Fourth St. Time slots are available for 100 children ages 5 and up. Youngsters are asked to bring their bikes and helmets and learn to ride a bike with balance. Proper helmet fitting and bike safety rules will be explained. Parents m...
MedCentral celebrates seniors
Senior citizens can exercise for free on National Senior Health & Fitness Day. The National Senior Health & Fitness Day will be celebrated on May 29 at the MedCentral Health & Fitness Center, 1750 W. Fourth St., Ontario. The event includes free workouts to seniors all day, complimentary classes, screenings, refreshments and prizes from 8 a.m. to noon. A potluck will follow from noon to 1 p.m. Research suggests that older adults live longer (and better) if they continue to stay active o...
Wellness Seminar: “Fitness Basics: Resistance Training”
May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. Join MedCentral Health and Fitness Center for part three of this 3-part series presented by a MedCentral Fitness Instructor. The third installment of “Fitness Basics” will be Thursday, May 23 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Fitness Center, 1750 West Fourth Street, Ontario. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 419-526-8900.
2013 MedCentral Golf Classic set for June 24
MedCentral’s annual golf classic is set for Monday, June 24, at Westbrook Country Club in Mansfield. The system-wide golf outing is open to the public. The $200 per player outing fee includes greens fees, a golf cart, a driving range, staffed locker rooms, lunch, dinner and a chance to win a new car from Buckeye Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Shelby . Check-in and lunch will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. The day's game will be a scramble with a noon shotgun start. Dinner and an awards present...