Wellness

At Margaret Mary Health, we understand serving our community means actually getting out into the community, beyond the walls of our hospital, to meet the needs of area families.

Programs for a Healthier Lifestyle

Everyone knows moving your body is good for both your physical and emotional health. Don’t miss out on the following activities:

Girls on the Run 5Ks – Proceeds benefit Margaret Mary Health Foundation

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a nationwide after-school program that is held in the spring and fall for 3rd-5th grade girls. The program inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Spring and fall 5Ks are held in Batesville at the end of each GOTR season. To learn more about Girls on the Run of MMH, e-mail Lynn Hertel or call 812.933.5482. More information can also be found by visiting the Girls on the Run of Margaret Mary Health website.

Neon Night – Proceeds benefit Margaret Mary Health Foundation

Neon Night is a family-centered night walk with a goal of increasing walking and fitness activities in our communities. Facepainting, glow accessories, music and other glow-in-the-dark activities will add lots of fun to this great event! Come dressed in bright colors and join in the fun! Events are held in Batesville, Brookville and Osgood. For more information, call 812.933.5257.

Walking Program

Don’t use cold weather as your excuse to quit exercising! Each winter, MMH partners with area schools to provide warm places to walk in the winter - for free! Hallways are available in schools in Batesville, Osgood, Milan, Versailles, Sunman, Laurel and Brookville. Register online or by filling out the printed form. For more information, call 812.933.5257.

The First Tee

The First Tee is an international youth development organization which introduces the game of golf and its values to young people. Through after-school and in-school programs, The First Tee reinforces values like integrity, respect and perseverance. To learn more, call 812.933.5145.

Farm Fit Field Trips

Every spring, second-grade students from schools throughout Franklin and Ripley counties have the chance to experience farm life through Farm Fit. Held at Walhill Farm, this special program teaches kids about the benefits of gardening, healthy eating and physical activity.