Friday, February 4, 2011

February 2011: Heart Smart at Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, | Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117,
Heart Smart at Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science, Saturday, February 12th

Elizabeth City, NC — To commemorate February being Heart Health Month, Tara Winslow, RN, Heart Educator with Albemarle Hospital, will present “Heart Smart” at Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science program, February 12 at 11:00 am. Kids will explore how the heart functions, check out diagnostic procedures that medical personnel use to look at the heart, and learn how to keep their hearts healthy!

“Heart Smart” is a part of Port Discover's Kinetic Kids programs made possible by University Health Systems Foundation and Albemarle Hospital Foundation. Second Saturday Science is Free, thanks to program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Please call 252-338-6117 or to reserve a spot. Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours Tuesday through Friday are 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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