Banner Boswell Medical Center in Sun City is preparing to celebrate 40 years of patient care and community support through the Sun Health Foundation.
A special community celebration is planned between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Nov. 6 in the hospital’s Support Services building and corresponding east and south parking lots, located at 13180 N. 103rd Drive.
The first 1,500 to register on www.bannerhealth.com/Boswell40 or by calling 602-230-2273 will receive a free pedometer.
The festivities begin with a welcome and patriotic tribute to veterans at 9 a.m. in the parking lot, led by Dave Cheney, Banner Boswell CEO; Kathy Bollinger, president, Arizona West Region for Banner Health; and Ron Guziak, Sun Health president and CEO.
Other event highlights include a health and wellness fair, classic car show, refreshments, entertainment; and online health assessments, free blood-pressure checks and diabetes education in the new Family Resource Library.
Additionally, free wellness lectures will be conducted in Memorial Hall, which is located on the first floor of the Support Services building. The 9:30 a.m. session will feature music therapy, followed by the 10:30 a.m. session on laughter therapy and the 11:30 a.m. session on pet therapy.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to the event in support of Banner Olive Branch Senior Center.