Community News….Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative
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Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males and community partners will host the Statewide Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9am – 3pm at locally owned Barbershops in 15 cities across the state. This initiative will offer FREE Screenings to attendees for both blood glucose and blood pressure. General health literature and educational information on Prostate Cancer as well as a Community Resource Referral Booklet for follow-up treatments and check-ups will also be provided.
In order for this event to be a success, the Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative is in need of Medical and Non-Medical volunteer’s. We are in need of volunteers to assist with providing the FREE Screenings at each Barbershop location. CAN YOU HELP?
EVENT: The “Indiana Black Barbershop Health Screening Initiative”
WHAT: Medical Volunteers will provide Free Screenings for blood glucose and blood pressure
(Finger sticks & blood pressure)
Non-Medical Volunteers will assist with Registration Forms
WHEN: Saturday, April 11, 2015
WHERE: Locally Owned Barbershops – (listed below)
TIME: 9am –3pm CHECK IN: 8:30am volunteers arrive at assigned barbershops for set-up.
Again, we thank you in advance for your assistance and look forward to working with you and the entire state of Indiana in making this Health Initiative a success.
Please let me know at your earliest convenience if you are able to assist us in making this event a success for Indiana men.
Yolonda Madison, Volunteer Coordinator or James E. Garrett Jr., Executive Director for the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males
Yolonda Madison (317) 667-7071 James Garrett Jr. (317) 670-7125 mobile firstname.lastname@example.org
1037 N. Girls School Rd.
|The Hair Cutting Co.
5035 W. 71st. Street
|Lorick II Barbershop
|Head Quarters Barbershop
59th & Georgetown Rd.
|Cheatham & Moore
3828 N. Illinois St.
71st & Michigan Rd.
|Infiniti Men’s Salon
2962 Kessler Blvd. N. Dr.
5915 E. 38th Street
3746 Lafayette Rd.
|A’Nise Beauty Salon
8319 Michigan Rd.
Posted on April 6, 2015, in Community Corner and tagged Black Males, Community Resource, FREE Screenings, Health & Wellness, Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative, Prostate Cancer Campaign. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.