KUSI-NEWS has been named the exclusive television sponsor of the 11th annual Kids Care Fest, a free, family-oriented event featuring free health care screenings on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Briercrest Park, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Organizers expect more than 1,000 children under age 12 will receive free, potentially life-saving, health care screenings, including hearing, vision and dental vision screenings, from healthcare professionals at approximately 50 exhibit booths. Also available at the event will be free medical information from pediatricians, dermatologists and pharmacists.
Other sponsors include La Mesa Park and Recreation Foundation, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego Family Magazine, U-T San Diego, Sparkletts Water Co., Ralphs and La Mesa Rotary. A free lunch will be served to children by volunteers with the La Mesa United Methodist Church while supplies last. Also, arts and crafts activities will be provided by church members. For more event information, visit www.KidsCareFest.org.