K40,000 was given by Tkatchenko and K10,000 from Amaiu.Speaking at the Media Pool Competition presentation last night at Lamana Hotel, Tkatchenko said that he was happy to support social sports like the Media Pool competition.”You don’t have to be an expert to play pool, players can go play and enjoy and socialize with friends and family.”Sports brings communities together and keeps them in harmony and I will support something that works well, ” said Tkatchenko.
The Ballyshannon/Bundoran Primary Care Team in collaboration with the Ballyshannon/Bundoran Community Health Forum and in conjunction with the Donegal Local Development Company are hosting a Health Screening Event.The event takes place on Sunday, August, 17th from 12 – 4pm at the Ballyshannon Agricultural show, on the Donegal Road, Ballyshannon.The event is funded by a National Lottery grant acquired by the Local Community Health Forum and is supported by the Donegal Local Development Company. The screening will measure for· High Blood Pressure· Obesity / Overweight· High blood sugars for Diabetes The screening will be undertaken by local HSE Professionals including public health nurses and a community dietician and will only take a few minutes of your time.Immediate results will be available and the screening is FREE of charge.Research has shown that men in particular are less likely to attend their GP for regular check ups. This event is encouraging both men and women to avail of this opportunistic screening free of charge.Early identification of risk factors for chronic disease can allow for appropriate lifestyle changes and medical management. Early identification can also result in delayed progression of number of diseases including diabetes and in some cases stroke and heart disease.A spokesperson for the group states ‘that by giving individuals specific information about the health risks that affect them personally, you give them a powerful incentive to take positive action – either to seek treatment or to make changes in the way they live’. This Sunday will give you the chance to take a positive step towards managing your health. DONEGAL PUBLIC TO GET A FREE MEDICAL ONCE-OVER! was last modified: August 11th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Ballyshannon Agricultural Showdonegalhealth check read more