Published on February 28, 2018

NMMC Emergency Services, Relias Healthcare to Sponsor Community Egg Hunt

TUPELO, Miss.—Area families are invited to a free Community Egg Hunt and other activities from 10-11:30 a.m. on Good Friday, March 30, at Ballard Park, sponsored by North Mississippi Medical Center’s Emergency Services Department and Relias Healthcare. All activities will be set up on soccer fields located on the park’s south side.

The egg hunt begins at 10:30 a.m. More than 6,000 candy- and prize-filled eggs will be divided among the following age groups: 0-3 years, 4-6 years and 7-10 years.

In addition to NMMC Emergency Department, Ambulance Services, CareFlight medical helicopter and Carexpress, participants will include Tupelo Police Department, Tupelo Fire Department, Lee County Sheriff’s Office and volunteer first responders.

The NMMC Trauma Department will teach bicycle and helmet safety, and children can register for a free bicycle and helmet to be given away that morning. The Trauma Department Bunny along with Vince and Larry, the Crash Test Dummies, will be on hand. The Trauma Department will offer free face painting, and the Sheriff’s department will offer free fingerprinting.

Rain will cancel the event. For more information, call (662) 377-4154.

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