ERMC to hold blood drive

Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) is partnering with the American Red Cross to hold a blood drive on Monday, March 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the Main Conference Room of ERMC. Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. Donating one pint of blood can save up to three lives.

Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 with parental consent and weigh 110 pounds or more. Donors are also asked to bring identification and know the names of medications they are taking.

Eaton Rapids Medical Center is located at 1500 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please visit www.RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code ERMC. Walk-in donors are welcome.

Article posted on March 10th 2017. - Article Permalink

ERMC Auxiliary plans fifth-annual Purse Bingo event

The Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) Auxiliary will be holding the fifth-annual Purse Bingo fundraiser on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. Participants will have the chance to win 20 different purses, each with a minimum value of $40. Tickets are $15 and include general admission, 20 bingo cards and a chance to win door prizes. Food and extra bingo cards will be available for purchase. Proceeds will help fund the implementation of 3D Mammography at ERMC.

The First United Methodist Church is located at 600 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids. Tickets can be purchased in the Owl's Perch Gift Shop in the main lobby of Eaton Rapids Medical Center at 1500 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids. Since its inception, the ERMC Auxiliary has provided volunteers and financial support to the hospital to improve the health of the community. For more information about becoming a member of the ERMC Auxiliary, please visit www.eatonrapidsmedicalcenter.org/about/auxiliary/.

Article posted on March 13th 2017. - Article Permalink

Free adult nutrition class to be held at ERMC

The Michigan State University (MSU) Extension is offering a free, six-week Eat Healthy Be Active adult nutrition class in the Eaton Rapids Medical Center main conference room beginning March 14th from 6 to 8 p.m. Each session is free and will feature a cooking demonstration, physical activity for every level and a nutrition lesson. The class promotes healthy lifestyles that can reduce the risk of obesity and chronic disease.

Lessons include Enjoying healthy food that tastes great; Quick, healthy meals and snacks; Tips for losing weight and keeping it off; and Eating healthy on a budget. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, call the MSU Extension Eaton County Office at 517-543-2310. The MSU Extension helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities and businesses. Eaton Rapids Medical Center is located at 1500 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids.

Article posted on March 9th 2017. - Article Permalink

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