Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman 5K Raises Funds for Community 05/31/2011
KAUFMAN, Texas — More than 150 local residents participated in Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman’s annual Spring Into Action 5K in March. The fun run, which included child-safety classes for local parents, raised $7,860 to help fund the hospital’s child car-safety initiative.
Stacy Wieland (left), Wendy Spradley, Robin Roberts, Kathy Brazier and Melaine Wright at the 2011 Spring into Action 5K.
The Child Automobile Safety Initiative is an ongoing educational program to teach local parents about the proper use of car safety seats and provide other safety tips when traveling with children.
As part of the safety initiative, car seat checkups will be held at the hospital on the fourth Saturday of each month for local parents wanting more information about travel safety. The Child Automobile Safety Initiative also provides free seats to parents whose seats do not meet national safety guidelines.
For more information, parents can call 1-877-THR-WELL.
About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service medical center serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and the southern part of Dallas County since 1979. The hospital's services include women’s services, wound care, diagnostic imaging, cardiac rehabilitation and pain management services. Texas Health Kaufman, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, was recently recognized with the Pathway to Excellence hospital designation for distinction in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Kaufman.