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Learn the Health Benefits of Volunteering

By Alex Stackpole on 10/18/2017

The Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, will host a free presentation about how volunteering can help individuals get or stay healthy on Thurs., Nov. 9 from 1:30-3 p.m.

Laura Murphy, Planetree Services Supervisor, will host “Realizing the Health Benefits of Volunteering,” a free presentation on how and why helping others can have a direct effect on a person’s physical, emotional and social being.

There will also be information about the many volunteer opportunities at Griffin Hospital. This program is part of a series of free, educational forums hosted by the Community Health Resource Center to help improve the health of the community.

To register or for more information, call Kerry or Deborah at 203-732-7399. The Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital is a traditional library that provides an array of medical and health information, including a large collection of easy to read health and lifestyle related materials. The Center is open to the public to educate themselves on ways to enhance their well-being, prevent illness and play an active role in decisions about their health.

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