Pittston Memorial Library will hold its third annual health fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in the conference room. The fair will feature 30 vendors with a great deal of information being available. This event is free of charge and while targeted to Greater Pittston, is open to everyone.
“One of our goals is to provide community services such as this health fair and to showcase the tremendous resources that the library has available to the public,” said Patricia Joyce, library director.
Howard J. Grossman, fund raising director at the library and coordinator for the health fair, explained “the library is an affiliate member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Mid Atlantic Region and has recently been extended in its role with the national network.”
The library has many books available for loan dealing with health, mental health, and other information that can be obtained through use of library resources.
Sponsors of the fair include Geisinger Wyoming Valley and the Luzene County Medical Society and other supporters. Vendors will include Caregivers America, Luzerne County Medical Society, Live Well Luzerne, Senior Care of Plains, Child Information Services of Luzerne County, Rite Aid, Family Service Association of NEPA, IAG-OVR, Domestic Violence Service Center, Marshall Parker and Weber, Pathway to Recovery Counseling and Education Services, Mercy Center Skilled Nursing, Greater Pittston YMCA, Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Wilkes-Barre Scranton Celiac Support Group 91, Tri Heating- The new Shape of Healing, Griswold Homes, Early Intervention, Area Agency on Aging of Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, Comfort Keepers, CONCERN, Pennsylvania Department of Health, PA Health Access Network, Aetna Better Health, Maternal and Family Health Services Inc., Ecumenical Enterprises, Northeast Highway Safety Program, Caring Communities, Gift of Life Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Trauma Department.
For information, call 570-654-9565 or email email@example.com. The Pittston Memorial Library is located at 47 Broad St, Pittston. Parking is available at the library.