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Trunk or Treat / Health & Safety Festival at CNRV

When 
Sunday 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

Join us for an activity-packed afternoon! Put on your Halloween costume and enjoy the Trunk or Treat event at this year’s Health & Safety Festival! Decorate pumpkins and play games while learning about wellness and injury prevention. A Carilion Clinic Life-Guard air ambulance team will be there along with local fire and rescue responders and their vehicles. 

Sponsored and presented by Trauma Services at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center. For more information, contact Cassie McAllister, M.S.N., at 540-731-2422 or camcallister@carilionclinic.org.

 

ACTIVITIES AND GIVEAWAYS:

Free bike helmet giveaway (child must be

present; first-come, first-served basis)

Free gift certificate to local restaurant for first

1,000 children

Car seat safety check and installation

Caricature artist

Balloon magician

Bounce house

Meet race car driver Matt Hagan/autographs

Texting-while-triking event

“Concussion” corn hole

Pumpkin decorating

 

EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS:
» Dental health
» ATV safety
» Sports injury prevention with Christofer Catterson, M.D.
» Hunter safety with experts from Matt Hagan Outdoors
» Infant safety education
» Water safety with Christiansburg Aquatic Center
» FAMIS/Medicaid/Cover VA outreach
» Virginia Family Nutrition Program including WIC

Women's Brunch for Good Health

When 
Saturday 10:00 am
Where 
The Inn at Virginia Tech | Blacksburg

A Good Laugh, A Good Cry, A Good Girlfriend

We encourage you to bring a girl friend for this year's Women's Brunch Event, featuring nationally recognized poet and professor, Nikki Giovanni.

Poet Nikki Giovanni is insightful, refreshing and finds ways to say what you feel about life and those closest to you. Since 1987, she has been on the faculty at Virginia Tech, where she is a University Distinguished Professor. Nikki is the proud recipient of seven NAACP Image Awards for her poetry. She has been awarded the Langston Hughes Medal for her work and she is the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award.

Registration: 10 a.m.

Brunch: 10:30 a.m. (the brunch menu will be available when you call to register).

Gift bags and door prizes included.

Registration required. Call Carilion at 800-422-8482 to register or for more information.

Learn More About Your Breast Health

When 
Thursday 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where 
Blacksburg Library | 200 Miller St. SW, Blacksburg

When it comes to breast health, Carilion Clinic wants to help you stay as informed as possible. We’re here to keep you up to date on the latest trends. Join us for an evening of valuable educational information about the role of mammography, recommended age and frequency of screening mammography, role of family history in breast health, breast density, and what to do if you find a lump.

Event is free. Call Carilion to pre-register at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Meet and Greet Recruitment Event for EMTs and Paramedics

When 
Wednesday 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Near the emergency room entrance, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, Va.

Are you an EMT or Paramedic Seeking Extra Income? If so, let's talk.

Please join us at our Meet and Greet Event to speak with managers and learn more about opportunities. We have openings on our Radford and Giles transport teams. Carilion Clinic offers comprehensive benefits and competitive pay, and we have current full-time and flex-time openings available. 

For More Information
Contact Jamie Ratliff at jsratliff@carilionclinic.org or 540-983-4139. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

2015 Carilion Fall Multispecialty Symposium

When 
Saturday 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
Where 
New River Community College

Here are the slide presentations from the conference.

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Registration begins at 7 a.m.; the conference begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. The conference will end at 2:30 p.m.

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians
Location: New River Community College, Edwards Hall, Ground Level

For more information, download the brochure.

Fall Prevention Safety Fair

When 
Wednesday 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Falls Prevention Safety Fair

To celebrate National Fall Prevention Awareness Day, the Trauma Clinical Educator and Community Health Educator of CNRV will be hosting a Falls Prevention Safety Fair at the Christiansburg Rec. Center.  Vision exams, gait training, blood pressure screening, and much more will be offered.

 

 

Contact Person:  Shenika Dillard - 540-731-2027

Free Vein Screening Event

When 
Tuesday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Wytheville Rec Center

If you have varicose veins, your legs may feel tired, restless, heavy or crampy.  Standing or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps.  Join our Carilion Clinic vascular surgeon for a free presentation and vein screening to determine your risk factors.  Please wear loose fitting clothing - shorts are best.

Free Vein Screening Event

When 
Thursday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Christiansburg Rec Center

If you have varicose veins, your legs may feel tired, restless, heavy, or crampy.  Standing or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps.  Join our Carilion Clinic vascular surgeon for a free presentation and vein screening to determine your risk factors.  Please wear loose-fitting clothing-shorts are best.

The Brave Heart 5K

When 
Saturday 8:30 am
Where 
Bisset Park

Come out and join us for a great run or walk that benefits the American Heart Association.

  • 5K run/walk starts at 8:30 a.m.
  • Fun run starts at 9:30 a.m.
  • Registration from 7-8:15 a.m.
  • This race is part of the "Carilion Race Series"
  • Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association
  • register online at www.Active.com
  • For more information, please contact Renee Gerow at 540-731-2925 or RMGerowACarilionClinic.org

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