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OMC Hosting Every Kid Healthy Field Day April 21

OMC Hosting Every Kid Healthy Field Day April 21

Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) will hold an Every Kid Healthy Field Day on Saturday, April 21 from noon until 3:00 p.m. at the West Plains Elementary School track, 1136 Allen Street in West Plains. This new event is a way for families to bring out their children for an afternoon of fun, activities, and health education.

The Every Kid Healthy Field Day activities are free and open to children ages Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Lunch will be available courtesy of OMC. Children will register to receive a Field Day Card. If the child participates in the four field day events and visits all the educational and activity booths, they will receive a free water bottle, Frisbee and T-Shirt.

Field Day events include: 50-Yard Dash, Softball Throw, Standing Long Jump, and a Sack Race. Medals will be awarded to the first three places in each event with boys and girls and age group classifications. Age groups are: Pre-K and Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade, 3rd and 4th Grade, 5th and 6th Grade, and 7th and 8th Grade.

Booths are available for organizations and businesses who offer health, wellness, or activities for children. Businesses that offer classes such as dance, exercise, martial arts, etc. for children also are welcome. Booths are free of charge. An application for a booth is available at ????

A participation trophy will be awarded to the school that has the most children participating.

The event will be held rain or shine. If the weather is nice, the event will be held outside at the West Plains Elementary School track. If inclement weather, the event will be held in the West Plains Elementary School gym and cafeteria.

For more information about the event, contact Brice Hunt at 417-257-5889 or visit the OMC Facebook event page at ???.

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