Freeman and the Joplin Family Y Invite Families to Get Moving for Health and Fun
April 10, 2015
Freeman Health System and the Joplin Family Y present the Freeman Family 5K and 1-mile Fun Run and the Joplin Family Y Healthy Kids Day beginning at 8:00 am Saturday, April 11, at Joplin Family Y South, 3404 McIntosh Circle Drive.
JOPLIN, Mo. – Freeman Health System and the Joplin Family Y present the Freeman Family 5K and 1-mile Fun Run and the Joplin Family Y Healthy Kids Day beginning at 8:00 am Saturday, April 11, at Joplin Family Y South, 3404 McIntosh Circle Drive. Healthy Kids Day is the largest health expo for kids and families in the Four States. The event will be feature games, activities, health screenings and more. Families can stay and play at the Y all day at a free open house.
A portion of the proceeds from the 5K will benefit Ozark Center Turnaround Ranch, a 72-bed residential treatment facility for adolescents ages 10 - 18. It provides 24-hour care for youths experiencing emotional and behavioral problems.
Registration for the 5K and Fun Run is still available between 3:30 and 5:30 pm Friday, April 10 inside the Joplin Family YMCA South and between 7:00 and 7:40 am race day Saturday, April 11.
Freeman Health System – Celebrating 90 Years of Service
Locally owned, not-for-profit and nationally recognized, Freeman Health System includes Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center – the area’s largest provider of behavioral health services – as well as two urgent care clinics, dozens of physician clinics and a variety of specialty services. In 2014, Freeman earned 90 individual awards for medical excellence and safety from CareChex®, a quality rating system that helps consumers evaluate healthcare providers. U.S. News & World Report ranked Freeman #1 Hospital in Southwest Missouri in 2014-15, and The Leapfrog Group gave Freeman the highest grade possible in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score. With more than 300 physicians on staff representing more than 60 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, children’s services and women’s services. Additionally, Freeman is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in a 70-mile radius. For more information, visit freemanhealth.com or facebook.com/freemanhealthsystem or follow Freeman President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Baker at twitter.com/freemanceo. #FreemanTurns90