BEAVER FALLS, Pa. –In cooperation with the City of Beaver Falls, Dr. Tom Copeland’s Advanced Public Administration class will present a Beaver Falls Community Health Fair. The event is open and free to the public, and its intent is to raise awareness about important health and safety issues facing Beaver Falls’ residents of all ages. “We hope to provide a large outdoor venue where the Beaver Falls community can receive information from a variety of different health agencies” said Copeland.
The day includes participation from about 20 local community organizations, agencies, businesses and city departments, which will provide free information, activities for children and representatives to address health issues. Some of the organizations which are participating include:
Beaver Falls Police Dept
Beaver Falls Fire Dept
Take Care Health Systems
Ellwood City Hospital
Beaver County Health Dept
BF Drug & Alcohol Office
BF Office of Adulthood & Aging
YMCA New Brighton
Tumbleweeds (kids gymnastics)
Geneva Football (athletic skills)
Geneva College Student Health Coordinators
American Red Cross Blood Services
American Health Association
Cancer Treatment Center of Beaver
Women's Center of Beaver County
The event will take place in the Beaver County Human Services parking lot at 1020 Eighth Avenue in Beaver Falls on Saturday, April 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There is no admission fee.Geneva College, a reformed Christian liberal arts school founded in 1848, prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva is a founding member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
Geneva graduates pass the test for teacher certification in elementary education (Praxis II) at over a 99% rate in the first attempt–one of the highest pass rates in Pennsylvania.