ORION TOWNSHIP – On Thursday, May 9, 2024, Orion Township Parks and Recreation, along with Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital, pot on their second annual Motherhood Matters Health and Safety seminar at the Orion Center.

The event included raffles, speakers and nearly 20 different vendors that offered information. Speakers came to the Orion Center to deliver information about kids’ safety while driving, as well as information about Breastfeeding.

Joe Johnson of ONTV spoke to Tiffany Kennedy, the Community Health Coordinator of Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital about the event.

“We have our ‘Motherhood Matters’ – all the nurses are here, doctors are here and lovely vendors with lots of good gifts for the mamas and the families,” Kennedy said.

Resources from Ascension Providence Rochester came to the Orion Center to support Moms and Moms-to-be for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12.

“We have our lactation consultant from Ascension Rochester, we have some of our midwifes here as well, we have our primary care doctors, our trauma department – so lots of different people here from Ascension,” Kennedy said.

Fun activities and tips for household needs like picking up laundry or other items off the ground while pregnant, this was achieved in-part by the Great Lakes Athletic Club Team.

“We’re so grateful for our community partners, they did a wonderful job – lots of giveaways, lots of love and dedication to the community. It’s nice to see them all come together today,” Kennedy said.

Ascension Providence Hospital is at the Orion Center every Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

For more information, visit ascension.org/classes or visit greatlakesathleticclub.com

Photo by Joe Johnson

Photo by Joe Johnson