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RCH Hosts Second Annual Journey to Wellness Health Fair

Rochelle Community Hospital will host a FREE health fair on Saturday, September 24 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Teen Town located at 101 South Eighth Avenue next to the Little League fields. This family friendly event will be fun for all ages and offers healthy activities. The first 50 attendees will receive a complimentary gift bag filled with healthy items.

As you travel your Journey to Wellness you can fill your passport with stamps while visiting countries of the world hosted by various hospital departments. Meet the RCH staff of experts while you learn valuable health tips. Your completed passport makes you eligible to win a weekend getaway to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. There’s a chance to win other healthy prizes and take home lots of giveaways.

Three tasty cooking demonstrations will be presented by the RCH Dietary and Nutrition Manager. Children can touch a truck with the Rochelle Fire Department, go through the Fire Safety House or explore an ambulance from Rochelle Fire Department or Ridge Ambulance Services. The imagination playground will also be available for kids.

The hospital kid’s mascot, Carington, will be on hand to greet children. Also, all entries from Carington’s Art Contest will be on display with winners announced for each grade level from Kindergarten through Fifth Grade.

Good health is closer than you might think! This is a good place to begin your journey to a healthier you and learn more about the services provided by your local community hospital.


Janet Stewart

RCH Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator