To help fight hunger in East Teas this holiday season, the East
Texas Medical Center Olympic Center is partnering with the East
Texas Food Bank for a canned food drive during the month of
"Roughly 428,000 adults, children and seniors are at risk for
hunger in East Texas, "said Jeramie Hinojosa, director of the ETMC
Olympic Center. "Keeping East Texans healthy and fit is part of our
mission, so we are excited to partner with the food bank for this
Donation barrels will be located at most ETMC Olympic Centers
throughout East Teas during November. Drop off your canned goods at
ETMC Olympic Centers in Tyler, Cedar Creek Lake, Chandler,
Hide-A-Way Lake, Jacksonville, Lake Palestine, Pittsburg, and
"Help us give the gift of good health this holiday season,"
added Hinojosa. "Also, each canned food item you donate is worth
$10 off your enrollment fee to any ETMC Olympic Center, which can
range in price from $50-150."
For more information call ETMC at 903-535-6961 or visit us
online at www.etmc.org/fitness.