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Published on April 20, 2016

Pelham Medical Center, Chamber Bring Family Fun to Downtown Greer

Greer Family Fest Returns for its 32nd Year

Pelham Medical Center (PMC) invites friends and families to the Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest Friday and Saturday, May 6-7 for health screenings, giveaways and fun activities.

“Since becoming the president of Pelham Medical Center in 2008, I have grown close to this community. Greer Family Festival plays an important role in Greer and sponsoring this event is a way we can give back to this community,” said Tony Kouskolekas, Pelham Medical Center President.

Health screenings during the festival will include free blood pressure screenings, skin cancer screenings and “Ask an ER Doc” sessions. The skin cancer screenings take place Saturday starting at 11 a.m. and no registration is required.

Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain will perform a free concert Saturday, May 7, at 8 p.m. in Greer City Park.

PMC Greer Family Fest Activities:

Friday, May 6, 6 — 10 p.m.

  • Free blood pressure screening
  • Emergency Department: games and information
  • “Ask an ER Doc” with Elizabeth Atkinson, MD, and Stephanie Dowling, NP, 6 — 8 p.m.
  • MGC — Weight Loss Services will check your body mass index (BMI)
  • Learn about joining us as a volunteer at Pelham Medical Center

Saturday, May 2

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Free blood pressure screening
  • Free screening for skin cancer, 11 a.m.
  • Learn about the Gibbs Cancer Center and the CyberKnife at Pelham
  • Talk to the mammogram specialists from the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health
  • “Ask an Internal Medicine Doc” with Todd Fennell; MD, W. John Henry, MD and Humaira Khalid, MD
  • MGC — Internal Medicine-Greer
  • MGC — Village Center for Women
  • Bring the kids to the Creation Station “Mash” tent!
  • MGC — Diabetes and Endocrinology: Diabetes risk assessments, portion control and “Rethink your Drink” displays
  • MGC — Surgical Services - Pelham
  • MGC — Neurology - Pelham
  • MGC — Weight Loss Services will check your body mass index (BMI)
  • Visit the Pelham Medical Center/Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System ambulance
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) screenings through Medical Group of the Carolinas — Weight Loss Services
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Free blood pressure screening
  • Pelham Medical Center Imaging Services: Information, games and activities
  • “Ask an Orthopaedic Doc” with Todd Jarosz, MD
  • MGC — Orthopaedic Surgery - Pelham
  • MGC — Family Medicine - Five Forks
  • Rehabilitation Services will sponsor physical fitness training activities
  • Learn about joining us as a volunteer at Pelham Medical Center

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