2017 Annual Blood Drive and Wellness Event

April 11, 2017

Many Thanks to all Participants and Participating Organizations for Making the 2017 Blood Drive and Wellness Event a Great Success!

IBEW Local 103, Health Benefit Plan and the Electrical Construction Trust Funds office is pleased to inform you that on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 the 6th Annual Blood Drive and Wellness Event was the largest and most successful in the event’s history.

A special thank you goes to every Participant who came and each participating organization.  With the help of these participating organization the 2017 Wellness Event was one that covered many vital aspects relating to maintaining healthy lifestyles, as well as providing diagnostic exams for our Participants.

We are grateful that you donated your expertise, products and equipment.  By visiting each booth, our Participants learned a great deal more about general wellness and we are confident the program and your involvement will have a lasting impact on each of their lives.

Without the participation and efforts of all of these organizations, the Wellness event would not be possible, and we thank you for making it such a resounding success.

Participating Organizations

The American Red Cross Blood Donations – 216 Participants who donated 243 units of blood truly made life-saving contributions – the American Red Cross estimates that 729 lives will be saved because of your efforts to help those in need.  This included 50 first-time donors who came to support the community!

 A Healthy Balance – Nutrition

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Dr. Muppana – Pulmonology and Sleep Apnea

BioCareCarotid Ultrasound and Echocardiogram Screenings – 34 members were provided echocardiograms

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA – Participating Health Plan Network

Davis Vision and Patrick Narcisse – Our Vision Network provided Vision Screenings

Delta Dental of MA – Participating Dental Network

Elliott Physical Therapy – Physical Assessments

Interactive Health Services: Know Your Numbers – Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and BMI Screenings

The Melanoma Foundation of New England (now Impact Melanoma) – Facial Skin Screenings – performed 76 skin examinations

Modern Assistance Programs, Inc. – our Employee Assistance Program

Novo Nordisk – Diabetes Education

TCL Nutrition (part of The Cynergistic Life) – Nutrition Info and Body Fat Composition (BMI) Testing – provided more than 70 BMI exams to members

South Shore Smiles and Dr. Alice Cheng – performed 42 Oral Exams