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Fun in the Sun: Family Day at the greenway with Harris Regional Hospital 

Sylva and Cullowhee, NC – Spring has sprung and as we are all itching to get out of our houses and into the sun, Harris Regional Hospital invites everyone out for a Family Day on the Greenway. We are proud to partner with Western Carolina University through our Ascent Partnership in hosting this event. 

Through The Ascent Partnership, Harris Regional Hospital, Swain Community Hospital, and WCU collaborate in training the next generation of health care workers, support athletics and the arts in communities in the region. We create opportunities for community engagement on wellness and expand local availability of needed health care services. This event is one of the ways students within the Partnership engage the community in wellness activities. 

Date/Time – Family Day at the Greenway will take place April 17th from 3 pm – 5 pm at the Jackson County Greenway in Cullowhee, NC.  

We invite everyone out to walk the Greenway and enjoy various activities located around the trail. Some of the events include rock painting, yard games, and an ecology scavenger hunt. Harris EMS, PT Solutions, and Harris Pediatrics will all have tents set up for park-goers to interact with and learn more about their services. 

For more information, please visit the “Events” tab of Harris Regional Hospital’s Facebook page or go to



About Harris Regional Hospital 

Harris Regional Hospital, established in 1925, is an 86-bed acute and specialty care facility serving Western North Carolina with more than 100 physicians practicing in locations throughout a multi-county region, including Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin, an outpatient facility in Macon County. 


About Swain Community Hospital 

Swain Community Hospital, established in 1950, is a 48-bed Critical Access Hospital serving a multi-county region with primary care, emergency medicine and subspecialty care including a pain clinic and a transitional care unit. Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital began an affiliation in 1997 and joined Duke LifePoint Healthcare in 2014. 


About DukeLifePointHealthcare 


DukeLifePointHealthcare, a joint venture of Duke University Health System, Inc. andLifePointHealth (NASDAQ: LPNT), was established to build a dynamic network of hospitals and healthcare providers. The joint venture, which brings togetherLifePoint’sexperience in community-based hospital management and Duke’s world-renowned leadership in patient safety and clinical quality systems, is strengthening and improving healthcare delivery by providing community hospitals the clinical, quality and operational resources they need to grow and prosper. 

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