House Representative

Sheffield, J. D.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 08/13/2013

Representative Sheffield to attend Health Fair

Program offers free bicycle helmets to children

Austin- State Representative Dr. J.D. Sheffield will be at the Stephenville Medical & Surgical Clinic Health and Safety Fair in Stephenville distributing free bicycle/skateboard/rollerblade helmets to children under the age of 18. The event will be on August 24, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Henderson Junior High, 2798 West Frey Street (at the corner of Wolfe Nursery Road and Frey Street).

“In early July we held the same event in Stephenville and had a great turnout,” said Sheffield. “The Health Fair is a perfect event to promote safe activities for children. Thanks go out to the people at Stephenville Medical and Surgical Clinic for organizing this.”

Hard Hats for Little Heads is sponsored by local physicians across Texas. These events are made possible by a grant from the Texas Medical Association Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Prudential Financial, gifts from physicians and their families, as well as anonymous donors.

State Representative Sheffield has been a family practice physician for over 20 years in Gatesville. For additional information, call Sheffield’s office at (512) 463-0628.