Health Writers


Saira Faye Alice Pereira, second from left, and Kayla Cullen, center, were the winners in the Wellness Essay Contest sponsored by the Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Auxiliary Wellness Committee. The winners were presented with their prizes at Saturday’s Spring Health Fair held at the hospital. The essay topic was “How Can I Grow My Health?” Members of Writers in the Mountains judged the winning entries. Also present for the awards presentation were, from left, Hospital Executive Director Sandy Horan, Auxiliary representative Rita Herbt and Writers in the Mountain member Simona David. — Photo by Brian Sweeney