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The following organizations have joined the Get Smart Movement and are Smart about Antibiotics, are you?

Libraries

Hershey Public LibraryHershey Public Library, located at 701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA, was the very first library to Join the Get Smart Movement! The library has a comprehensive summer reading program for children with chances to win amazing prizes! The library will feature a Get Smart display and entry forms for the drawing competition.

The library website can be found at www.hersheylibrary.org 

Robinson Township Library got smart, have you?  The library joined the Get Smart Movement in August 2013 and hopes to host a Get Smart event in Fall 2013 after competition of the library expansion.  The library is located 1000 Church Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA.  The library offers book clubs and events to all ages.  Check out the library website at www.robinsonlibrary.org
           

 

Physician and Dentist Offices

happy bracesWhile in Dr. Susan Korch, DMD, MS’s waiting area, you can enjoy reading some the Hippocrates Press books.  Dr Korch’s orthodontic practicejoined the Get Smart movement, all while creating ‘skorching smiles’!   Her offices are located at 357 West Governor Road, Hershey, PA.  More information can be found at www.skorchingsmiles.com.

Quarterson Family Chiropractic located in the Greater Pittsburgh area at 534 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA, offers quality chiropractic care and alternative medicine options.  Dr. Kylee Quarterson supports the Get Smart movement by providing information within her office and acts as a drop-off spot for drawing competition entries. For more information about chiropractic care and appointments, call Dr. Quarterson at 412-494-5440.

Childcare Centers

Hershey KinderCare is the first childcare center to promote the Get Smart message among their children patrons and staff.  The KinderCare children are excitedly creating their best drawings for the Kids’ Page Annual Drawing Competition Hershey KinderCare is located at 667 Cherry Dr, Hershey, PA.  For more information and to contact Center Director Lisa DeRoos Wilson, please click here!

Alphabet Express Learning Center located at 102 Convair Drive, Moon Township, PA, joined the Get Smart Movement in September 2013.  The 3, 4, and 5 year olds learned how to best wash their hands during a Glo-Germ presentation! Then, they created amazing entries to the drawing competition.  Best of luck to the children of Alphabet Express Learning Center! For more information call 412-264-6064 or click here.

Blogs

Early Childhood NewsEarlychildhoodnews.net featured a guest post blog article on antibiotic resistance, joining the Get Smart Movement along the way!  The blog is produced by Shara Lawrence-Weiss of MommyPerks.com and Weiss Business Solutions, which are great resource for parents and business owners.  Check out the guest post at http://www.earlychildhoodnews.net/129-articles/health/792-get-smart-about-antibiotics-know-when-to-say-no.

Musings of a Marfan Mom is a blog dedicated to Maya’s experiences with her own Marfan syndrome and her two sons, one with autism and one also with Marfan syndrome.  Maya chronicles her work with the National Marfan Association and fun times with her family.  She featured a guest post on antibiotic resistance which can be found here.

healthy kidsHealthy Children Initiatives

The Healthy Kids Running Series promotes the Get Smart message and drawing competition among its competitors! The Healthy Kids Running Series, created by Jeff Long of Pattison Sports Group, provides kids with a positive, educational, and fun introduction into the world of running. Kids are encouraged to adopt a “Get Up and Go” attitude.  The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program held in the spring and fall for kids ages Pre-K to 8th grade.  Join us as we encourage kids to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle, help increase their self-esteem, and make new friends!  Visit www.healthykidsrunningseries.com to find a location near you.  No location in your town?  Consider starting one!

More Information:

For more information on how to join the Get Smart movement, receive free promotional materials, be featured on the website or subscribe to the bi-weekly Get Smart newsletter, e-mail knowwhentosayno@pa.gov!