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August 19, 2013

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“Each year our annual Food, Wine and Beer Pairing raises the critical funds needed to provide medical and supportive care to those patients and families who are either under-insured or uninsured,” said John Albert, president and CEO of Home Health Foundation, which is comprised of Merrimack Valley Hospice, Home Health VNA and HomeCare Inc. “We are grateful for the continued support of our generous sponsors who have continued to make this event a success each year.”

Pentucket Bank is the Premier Sponsor and the Fazioli Foundation is the Grand Cru Sponsor. Reserve Sponsors include Byram Healthcare, Coram Specialty Infusion Services, Lawrence General Hospital and TD Bank. Champagne Sponsors are Fred C. Church, Holy Family Hospital, Home Care Specialists, Merrimack Valley Hospital, Parker Hannifin Corp., Rogers Spring Hill, Thinking Phones Network and Trinity EMS. Joining the Sommelier Sponsors are Atlantic Charter Insurance Company, Enterprise Bank, H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, Haverhill Bank, Haverhill Kiwanis, Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, Mary Immaculate Health Care, Morris Rossi and Hayes, Pentucket Medical Associates, Pridestar EMS, Senior Whole Health and The Savings Bank.

Anna Jaques Hospital, Arrow Paper, Cautadella Funeral Home, Donoghue, Barrett and Singal, and D’Youville Life and Wellness Community are supporting as Connoisseur Sponsors. Additional sponsorships are still being accepted.

Tickets to this event are $55 per person and can be purchased online at www.MerrimackValleyHospice.org or by calling 978-552-4927. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Free seminar on concussion and youth sports

METHUEN — “Concussion and Youth Sports — Keeping Their Heads in the Game,” a Medical Meet the Expert seminar with Orthopedic Surgeon Tahsin Ergin, MD, and certified athletic trainer Amy Wiggins will be held on Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in Holy Family Hospital’s ground-floor auditorium.

Attendees will learn the nature of concussion injury, variability in response and recovery, current consensus recommendations for management of concussion in the young adult, and what concussion testing is, how it works and how results are used. Admission is free. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. One contact hour in nursing is awarded.

Holy Family Hospital is at 70 East St., Methuen. For more information or to register, call 978-687-0156, ext. 4697, or email jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.

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