St. Louis College of Pharmacy Hosts Boo Fest at Pumpkin Park
What: Boo Fest at Pumpkin Park, a safe Halloween event for area children with diabetes
When: Sunday, Oct. 25 (3 to 6 p.m.)
Where: St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 4588 Parkview Place. The event will be held on the Quad. The College’s gymnasium has been selected as an alternate location if it rains. A campus map is available at: http://www.stlcop.edu/contact/mapdirections.asp
About this Event: The College has partnered with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Saint Louis Science center to create a safe Halloween event for St. Louis-area children with diabetes. More than 150 kids in costumes will participate. STLCOP students will provide education information to kids and parents while also presenting fun activities in a carnival-like atmosphere. Activities include the Science Center’s “Creepy Chemistry Lab,” a costume contest, bounce house, face painting and temporary tattoos, and sugar-free snow cones.
About St. Louis College of Pharmacy: Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in America. The College admits students directly from high school and integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a six-year professional curriculum leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. Approximately 1,250 students attend, and more than 72 percent of practicing pharmacists in the St. Louis metropolitan area are alumni.
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