Memorial Hospital offering Hispanic holiday event Wednesday at Hancock County Outreach Center

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CARTHAGE, Ill. — The spirit of the holiday season will come alive at the Hancock County Outreach Center, 511 Main, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20.

The event is open to all, offering free entry and a complimentary meal for attendees. The celebration will feature an array of activities embracing a special Hispanic flair/theme to add to the cultural richness to the holiday season.

Event highlights are:

  • Face painting: Transform into holiday characters or express your creativity with festive designs.
  • Winter crafts: Engage in artistic activities to create unique holiday decorations.
  • Kids games: Enjoy a variety of entertaining games tailored for children of all ages.
  • Pool table and ping pong: Compete or play for fun in friendly games of pool and ping pong.
  • Tours: Explore the Hancock County Outreach Center and learn more about its valuable community services.
  • Temporary tattoos: Add a touch of flair with temporary tattoos designed for the holiday spirit.
  • Teddy bear clinic: Bring your teddy bears for a check-up and experience the joy of caring for others.
  • A1C diabetes screenings: Promote health and well-being with complimentary A1C diabetes screenings.
  • Blood pressure screenings: Take a moment for a free blood pressure check to ensure a healthy holiday season.
  • Food with a Hispanic flair: Indulge in a delightful culinary experience featuring a menu inspired by Hispanic flavors, adding an extra layer of cultural richness to the event.

This collaborative effort between Memorial Hospital and the Hancock County Outreach Center aims to create an inclusive and memorable experience for the community.

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