Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Hastings guest speaker at GOP meeting Friday
Fourth District Congressman Doc Hastings of Pasco will be
the guest speaker at Friday's Sunnyside Republican Club meeting.
The Friday, Sept. 17, noon meeting at the Sunny Spot
Restaurant is open to the public.
Diabetes testing this Saturday at local Wal-Mart
Saturday, Sept. 18, the Sunnyside Wal-Mart store will host
free diabetes screenings.
Wal-Mart customers are invited to participate in free blood
glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The
value of the tests is more than $75 and will be performed by certified medical
technicians. Additionally, customers will receive free product samples and a
complimentary diabetes resource book.
"With the rising obesity epidemic, diabetes awareness
becomes even more critical," said Frank Segrave, vice president of the
pharmacy division for Wal-Mart. "We have an opportunity to communicate the
seriousness of diabetes to the millions of customers who visit our stores every
The diabetes screenings will be taking place this Saturday
in all Wal-Mart stores across the nation.