Roanoke

Positively Pink Parade and Party

When 
Saturday 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Valley View Mall

A Procession in Pink to Celebrate Life

Dress up in your most outlandish pink attire and parade with friends and family as we join together to raise awareness by remembering those touched by breast cancer and celebratingthe many survivors. All proceeds will go directly to the Every Woman’s Life program, which provides free mammograms to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured women in the Roanoke Valley. $15 party bag includes:

  • Power of Pink ring

  • Pink ribbon bagel from Panera Bread

  • Chance to win a Pandora bracelet from Fink’s Jewelers (You must be present to win.)

  • First 300 receive $10 Valley View Mall gift card

  • Ticket to Taste of Valley View food sampling

  • And more...

For more details, visit facebook.com/carilionclinic or call Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

SHARE- Perinatal Loss Annual Walk to Remember

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Mill Mountain Star Overlook

The SHARE Walk to Remember is a memorial walk to honor the lives of the babies who left us too soon due to early pregnancy loss, stillbirth and neonatal death, or in the first year of life. Prior to a leisurely walk, we will have a brief program with a word by our chaplain. Participants will have the option to share their stories. We invite all family members, including children, to join us for this special event. Please join us after the walk at the shelter for refreshments.

To register for the walk, please call Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

For more information about SHARE, visit CarilionClinic.org/SHARE.

Cholesterol Screening and Health Fair

When 
Tuesday 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where 
Tanglewood Mall | 4420 Electric Rd. | Roanoke

This screening event will provide you a full lipid profile with same day results as well as other health screenings that include body mass index, body fat analysis and blood pressure.  Other health related information will also be available.

If participating in the full lipid profile(cholesterol screening) please be aware that it is recommended that you fast 12 hours prior to having your blood drawn.  Please drink plenty of water and take any prescribed medications as directed.

 

Cost for the lipid profile is $15.  All other screenings are free. Registration is required by calling Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

 

Located outside of A.C. Moore

Better Breathers Club

When 
Thursday 3:00 pm
Where 
3 Riverside Circle | Roanoke, Va | Conference room 2A

The Better Breathers Club is affiliated with The American Lung Association and it's purpose is to provide education and support to people with chronic lung diseases.  We arrange speakers or provide presentations with topics specific to chronic lung disease.  The first part of the meeting is dedicated to education and the remainder is discussion and socializing. Call 800-422-8482 to register

Living with Grief During the Holidays

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
First Presbyterian Church | 2101 S. Jefferson St. | Roanoke, VA

Join chaplain, Lisa Meyer Vineyard, for a discussion on finding comfort during the holiday season.  Lisa has worked with families at Carilion Clinic for 17 years and has previously served as the Executive Director at Pastoral Counseling Center in Roanoke.

Light refreshments will be provided.  Please call Carilion Clinic Hospice at 540-224-4753 to register for the event. RSVP by Oct. 8.

 

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