Wellness centerBoar’s Head opened its new health center and exercise area Thursday with a ribbon cutting and open house. In the top photo, from left, Darron Lockhart, with Boar’s Head, and Forrest City Fire Chief Johnny Ruffin watch as John Campbell, director of safety and health, takes a turn on a stair climber in the new wellness center. In the bottom photo, officials with Marathon Health prepare for visitors to the new on-site health center. In the background are Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce officials Mary Beth Doler and Kirk Billingsley. The new center opened after more than six months of construction. Photos by Kendall Owens.
Boar’s Head opens new health area for workers - Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc., in Forrest City, opened its new health and wellness center Thursday with a ribbon cutting and open house, showing off the new site which will provide employees with on-site health management and exercise opportunities.
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