WHO: Belton Regional Medical Center

WHAT: 11th Annual Family Friendly Community Block Party & Health Fair (rain or shine)

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018

WHERE: Belton Regional Medical Center Main Campus, 17065 U.S. 71, Belton, Missouri 64012

FOOD: 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Chris Cakes (pancakes, sausage and juice); no charge.

WHY: Belton Regional Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—hosts its 11th Annual Family Friendly Community Block Party and Health Fair with a focus on family health and well-being.

Free activities for children include Touch A Truck-Belton, EMS ambulance, Touch A Truck-South, Metro fire truck, Bounce House, face painting, cookie decorating, children’s games, Half-Pint Heroes Miniature Horses, a tooth brush giveaway and more. There will also be free popcorn, hospital tours and more than 30 booths providing healthcare exhibits and screenings.

Cass Community Health Foundation’s 24th Annual 5k for Health will kick off at 7:30 with registration. All proceeds will benefit the Cass County Dental Clinic, which provides urgent and preventative dental care to low-income children and adolescents. Funds also help support the scholarship program for high school students interested in a healthcare career. For more information visit www.CassCommunityHealth.org or call (816) 276-4218.

“This is one of the most important public events we do all year, to connect with the community we serve and provide not only fun but important and practical health information,” says Belton Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Todd Krass. “We love this community and its health and well-being is integral to its continued growth and success. The Belton Regional Medical Center team looks forward to welcoming area residents to our beautiful campus.”

For more information on Belton Regional Medical Center and its spectrum of services, visit beltonregionalmedicalcenter.com.