The Lily Pad, 9.27.2021

September 27, 2021

Monday Motivation

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”

 -Nelson Mandela

Community Spotlight: Riley Festival—Poetry, Art, and Music

Celebrate the October birthday of one of Hancock County’s favorite sons at Riley Festival, Oct. 7-10 in downtown Greenfield. The annual festival celebrates the life of Hoosier Poet James Whitcomb Riley. The four-day event, sponsored by Hancock Health, honors Riley’s legacy with one of the largest craft festivals in Indiana, food, music, and plenty of other activities. Learn about this year’s festival here.


What’s Happening With Health Possible?

You probably already know our award-winning website,, has a lot of fun lifestyle news. But did you also know it also has serious information about the expert healthcare we deliver at Hancock Health? Check it out for great advice about lots of common health issues and plenty of interviews with our physicians.

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We Need A Little Christmas (in October)

Maybe you’re one of those people who thinks Christmas trees and talk of the holidays should wait until November. But what if we told you that, right now, we’re jingling bells and using the wise voice of Mrs. Clause to remind people not to wait to get their cancer screenings? You might have already heard our festive reminders on Hank’s favorite radio station: 97.1 HANK FM. If not, you can hear one of them here. It kind of makes it OK to jingle in October, don’t you think?


Hank’s Dad Joke of the Week

Q: What do you call a square that’s been in an accident?

A: A wreck-tangle.

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We Make Health Possible

As East Central Indiana’s population grows, we’re putting health care where people need it most. Besides Hancock Regional Hospital, ranked as one of the nation’s safest by the Lown Hospital Index, our network includes more than 30 other locations near your home or work.

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