Franklin

Gluten and Your Health

When 
Tuesday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Church | 40 Lakemount Drive | Moneta, VA

Join Carilion Clinic for an informative discussion about gluten and your health.  Topics include:  dietary gluten, gluten free baking, and Celiac Disease.

The event is free and pre-registration is requested.  For additional information on this event or to register, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Chronic Disease Management series

When 
Monday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Essig Recreation Center | 295 Technology Dr. | Rocky Mount, VA

For individuals with chronic disease, wellness can be defined as the existence of symptom management as exemplified by quality of life and a sense of well-being.  Please join Carilion Clinic Registered Nurse and Personal Fitness Instructor, Gail Nordhaus, to explore your wellness potential through exercise and discussion.

To register, contact Franklin County Senior Services at 540-483-9238.

 

Community Access Resource Expo (C.A.R.E.)

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Essig Recreation Center | 295 Technology Drive | Rocky Mount, VA

An opportunity for Franklin County residence to meet health, wellness, and social support resource organizations and learn about community programs available in Franklin County.

Planning partners:  United Way of Franklin County, Franklin County Parks and Recreation, Healthy Community Action Team (H.C.A.T.), and Carilion Clinic.

Stroke Screening

When 
Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital | 180 Floyd Ave. | Rocky Mount, VA

Carilion Clinic will be offering free stroke screenings to include:  blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol (lipid panel), lower extremity pressure check (Ankle-brachial index), carotid ultrasound, same day results reviewed with a physician, and stroke prevention education will be available.

Pre-registration is required to determine eligibility by calling Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000.

Smooth Sailing 16th Annual Card Party and Luncheon

When 
Wednesday 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Where 
The Water's Edge Country Club | 1825 Waters Edge Dr. | Penhook, VA

Carilion Clinic Hospice, the Volunteer Council of Franklin County, and the Williard Companies present the 16th Annual Smooth Sailing Card Party and Luncheon.  Proceeds directly benefit terminally ill patients being treated by Carilion Clinic Hospice in Franklin County through the Patient Care Fund, which provides medication, oxygen, food, medical supplies, phone services, and clothing.

The event includes a luncheon and door prizes. A 50/50 drawing and silent auction are available for those wishing to participate. For ticket information, call 540-489-6503.

Colon Cancer Health Presentation

When 
Friday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Where 
Westlake Library | 84 Westlake Rd., Suite 109 | Hardy, VA

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the U.S.  Join Carilion Clinic to learn more about colon cancer prevention, screeing, and treatment options.

The presentation is free, but registration is suggested. To find out more information or to register, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

 

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