2023 Annual HealthFirst Women's Event Announced

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2023 Annual HealthFirst Women's Event Announced

(Batesville, Ark) – First Community Bank (FCB) and White River Health (WRH) will continue their 11-year partnership in hosting their annual women’s health event, HealthFirst. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 17th from 4PM – 7PM at the Batesville Community Center on 1420 20th St in Batesville. This year’s theme is “Game Night,” to remind all women that good health is a game changer!

“It’s important for women to find time to focus on their health and well-being”, said Michele VanWinkle, Executive Director of Marketing, Foundation, and Volunteer Services.  “For 11 years, we’ve had the great pleasure to work with First Community Bank to give the women of our community an opportunity for free healthcare screenings and a fun night out.”

"We are proud to continue our longstanding partnership with White River Health for the 2023 Annual HealthFirst women’s event,” said Boris Dover, President and Chief Operating Officer for First Community Bank. “This event reflects our commitment to the health and well-being of the women in our community.”

The overall goal of HealthFirst is to equip women with practical tools for good health, as well as raise awareness of screenings and disease prevention steps that they can take. Free screenings and services provided include blood pressure screening, carotid artery screening, cholesterol check, hernia assessment, thyroid check, and Flu Shots. Educational opportunities range from depression education, Mammography scheduling, Stroke education, and more. Guests can also visit various community booths and play cards with a Cardiologist to learn more about heart health.

FCB and WRH encourage guests to visit White River Health or the HealthFirst event Facebook page for more details about services provided and updates on the event. For more information, contact Madison Campbell at (870) 262-6149.

Guests 18 and older will receive a free game kit while supplies last, as well as other goodies and opportunities to register for door prizes.

White River Health (WRH) is an independent, not-for-profit healthcare system serving residents throughout North Central Arkansas. White River Health includes White River Medical Center in Batesville, Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View, outpatient facilities, primary care, and specialty physician office practices. WRH is a member of the Premier Alliance, the American Hospital Association, and the Arkansas Hospital Association and licensed by the Arkansas Department of Health.


Posted 9/21/23