Posted on November 30th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital
It’s A Guy Thing! Feel The Burn?
Speare Memorial Hospital presents the 6th annual It’s A Guy Thing! This men’s only health event is about breaking down barriers and sharing knowledge and experience in a casual atmosphere. The evening will include a buffet from Biederman’s Deli, a beer tasting from Squam Brewery, two speakers, and raffles.
It’s a Guy Thing! will be held at Speare Memorial Medical Office Building in Plymouth on Thursday, December 7th.
5 – 6 p.m. Welcome: Buffet and Beer Tasting
6 p.m. ACID REFLUX & HEARTBURN
The first presentation will be by Dr. Casey of Plymouth General Surgery. Dr. Casey provides a wide range of services in general surgery, including surgery for hernias, gallbladder disease, colorectal and breast cancer, and inflammatory diseases of the stomach, intestines and colon. He has a special interest in the surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, and minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Casey is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency training at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston.
7 p.m. SKI INJURY PREVENTION
The second presentation will be by Dr. Weiss of Plymouth Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic. Dr. Weiss earned his bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College, he was captain of the Big Green hockey team. After graduation, he played professional hockey in the US and Europe and was selected to participate in the training camp for the 1992 Olympics. Following his athletic career, Dr. Weiss returned to central New Hampshire to earn his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Weiss is a team physician for USA Hockey and is eager to help local athletes stay active.
There will be time for Q&A following each presentation.
At the end of the evening, we’ll pull the names of the winners for our raffle prizes
- $300 Gift Certificate for skis – Plymouth Ski & Sports
- Ski Book Evaluation & Stance Alignment – Richelsons Feet First
- Ski passes – Loon Mountain
$15 – Space is limited and advanced purchase is recommended
Tickets are available for purchase at the Speare Memorial Hospital registration desk and online at www.SpeareHospital.com/MEN.
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Posted on March 22nd, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
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Posted on March 13th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
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