Recreation & Culture: Develop, Enhance & Promote Recreation & Cultural Opportunities for All Citizens in Martinsville-Henry County

  • Key Outcomes: Broad citizen and visitor participation in recreation and leisure services activities.
  • Success Indicator: Well-attended events.
  • Supporting Goal: Expand the concept of senior health fair to various groups.
  • Performance Measure: Number and age groups of participants.
  • Lead Responsibility: Parks and Recreation
  • Priority: Immediate


  1. Senior Nutrition Site is open to seniors several days per month. A hot meal is served. Health and nutrition programs are discussed during the events along with blood pressure screening. (Chris Morris - June 20, 2016)
  2. The Senior Center offers free blood pressure screenings on the third Wednesday of each month. (Chris Morris - June 20, 2016)
  3. Senior Services currently host a Senior Health Fair and Craft Show annually in conjunction with Henry County and other corporate sponsors. The event typically has about 300 participants. The event provides numerous free health screenings for participants. (Chris Morris - June 16, 2016)