Auxiliary Gets Healthy Start to Summer

The Women’s Center at Sparks will offer free health screenings at the This ‘N That Thrift Shoppe’s open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 31.

Screenings include blood pressure and bone density scans, as well as information on women’s wellness.

This 'N That, located at 1622 Dodson Avenue, offers a wide variety of clothing, books, vinyl records, furniture and household items. This special open house will also include refreshments and door prizes.

The thrift shop is operated by the Sparks Auxiliary and proceeds fund the complimentary valet services offered to patients and guests at Sparks Regional Medical Center. For more information about the open house call the thrift shoppe at (479) 782-7641.

The Women’s Center at Sparks is located in the Sparks Clinic at 1500 Dodson Avenue in Fort Smith. It offers the latest in screening and diagnostic breast imaging technology, including digital mammography. For more about mammograms or to schedule an appointment call (479) 709-1913.

Sparks Health System includes Sparks Regional Medical Center, Sparks Clinic, Sparks Home Health, Sparks PremierCare and the fully hospital-integrated Marvin Altman Fitness Center.  Summit Medical Center in Van Buren, Ark., is a sister facility of Sparks Health System.  For more information about Sparks Health System, visit