Health Notes


May 21, 2006

Medical van to offer screenings Tuesday

Upper Chesapeake HealthLink's Medical Mobile Van is offering free blood pressure, sleep disorder and body fat analysis screenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center's parking lot.

Cholesterol screenings for $10 and osteoporosis screenings for $15 also will be offered.

Annual regatta set in Havre de Grace

Harford Hospice, a member of Upper Chesapeake/St. Joseph Home Care, will hold its seventh annual Harford Hospice Regatta from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. June 2 next to the historic Concord Point Lighthouse in Havre de Grace.

The sailboats will race from the Havre de Grace Yacht Club for the regatta title.

The regatta begins with a reception for sponsors at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum and ends with the shore party for all guests. A steak and chicken dinner donated by Outback Steakhouse is included, along with other activities and entertainment.

Tickets cost $40 and include all food, beer and sodas and entertainment. A cash bar is available. A silent auction and raffle are included.

Information: 443-643-3460.

Man gives $100,000 to renovate hospital

Havre de Grace businessman Allen J. Fair recently donated $100,000 to the Upper Chesapeake Health capital campaign.

His gift will go toward funding the extensive renovation under way at Harford Memorial Hospital.

The hospital is undergoing a two-year, $7 million renovation to modernize the central plant and enhance patient care and public areas.

The improvements, which began in September, include new patient beds, furniture, lighting and other enhancements.

Fair, who is part owner of A & M Properties, a Havre de Grace company that builds, refurbishes and restores homes, also is owner of A.J. Fair Apartments and is in partnership with BCH Realty.

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