Child Health Education at Mill Mountain Zoo

Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Mill Mountain Park

Please join us at Mill Mountain Zoo for an educational event to learn about the following Carilion Children's services and programs as well as an opportunity to meet Dr. Erica Reynolds, Dr. Jahanara Begum-Hasan and Dr. Joseph Tamez.

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Allergy Clinic
  • Diabetes Management program
  • Camp Catch UR Breath
  • Camp Too Sweet

Charity Softball Game for a Great Cause

Sunday 1:00 pm
Cave Spring High School softball field

Join us as staff from Carilion Clinic take on LewisGale Medical Center staff in a fundraiser softball game to benefit the American Heart Association.

  • Tickets will be sold at the field for $6, with food and drink also for sale
  • 50/50 raffle tickets will also be available

All proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association and the fight against heart disease

"The Power of Prevention" Women's Mini - Retreat

Saturday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Women's Mini - Retreat

This Women's Mini - Retreat will feature various Speakers who will provide information and discuss the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, stress and much more! Speakers will include:

  • Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.
  • Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation
  • Dr. Molly Rutherford, M.D.
  • Glenn P. Kent, PhD.

Dress code is casual and comfortable.  Cost: $20 (Payable by cash and/or check at the door - Breakfast and Light snacks will be included)

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll Free at (800) 422-8482.

** Power of Prevention Event Schedule **

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM:  Registration/Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM:  Welcome and First Presentation: "Committing to Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes" - Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM:  * BREAK *

9:40 AM - 10:15 AM:  "Finding the Quiet in Your Day" - Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM: "Heart Disease Prevention: You Have the Power" - Molly Rutherford, M.D.

11:15 AM - 11:25 AM:  * BREAK (with light refreshments) *

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM:  "Strategies for Slowing the Aging Process" - Glenn Kent, PhD.

Power of Prevention - Event Schedule

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Presbyterian Community Center - 1228 Jamison Avenue, SE, Roanoke VA 24013

Come and join Carilion Clinic Community Health Educators as they offer a Free Blood Pressure Screening to your Community.

No Registration is required.

This is a Free Screening open to the public.  For more information on this event and/or should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Community Outreach at (540) 983-4053.

We look forward to seeing you there! 

PATH Community Day

Saturday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
2500 Salem Turnpike, Roanoke, VA

Join us for PATH Community Day for a free event for the family! There will be healthy snacks, games, prizes, a bike rodeo, walk-a-thon by Fleet Feet, skyline and disc golf, inflatables, and try-it tennis!

*Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. On-site permission will be required for children wishing to climb the inflatable rock wall, use the bounce house, or the inflatable obstacle course.

When Hearing Aids Aren't Enough

Thursday 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences l 2331 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24014

Still having trouble hearing even with hearing aids?

Come join us with Dr. Wayne K. Robbins, D.O. and learn how sound reaches the brain, the causes and types of hearing loss and different treatment options.  Learn about implants that could help boost your hearing.  Also discover if BAHA or Cochlear implants might be a solution to help you.

Photo of Wayne K. Robbins, D.O.

Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 to register.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Life-Guard 35th Anniversary Expo at the Airport

Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Roanoke - Blacksburg Regional Airport l 1635 Aviation Drive, Roanoke VA 24012 (follow signs to Event site)

Join us for the following free family fun, rain or shine:
·         Aircraft and ambulance tours
·         Virtual reality experience
·         Children’s activities
·         Medical emergency simulation (1 p.m.)
·         Enter for a chance for a helicopter flight during the event
·         Souvenirs for purchase, including a new P. Buckley Moss print
·         Variety of food vendors

Blood Pressure Screening

Friday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Vinton Farmers Market - 204 West Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Carilion Clinic has partnered with Vinton Farmer's Market to bring you Health Screenings while you shop for food! The Vinton Farmer's Market is located in downtown Vinton since 1988.  "The market has provided a convenient location for local farmers to sell fresh produce, eggs, homemade baked goods, jam, jellies, greenery, handmade crafts, flowers and plants."

Come by and see us at the Vinton Farmer's Market and have our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure.

The Cost is Free! We look forward to seeing you there! 

Diabetes Assessment at Vinton Farmers Market

Friday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Vinton Farmers' Market - 204 West Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Carilion Clinic and the Vinton Farmers' Market has partnered together to bring you Diabetes Assessment Testing.

Stop by the Vinton Farmers' Market and have our Carilion Clinic Health Educators give you a Diabetes Assessment.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (800) 422-8482 and/or the Town of Vinton's Special Programs Coordinator, Mary Beth Layman at (540) 983-0613 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sleep Coach Approach for Better Health

Wednesday 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Raleigh Court Health & Rehabilitation Center l 1527 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015

Raleigh Court Health and Rehab presents:

Sleep Coach, Barbara Hutchinson, Psy.D. - Train for Better Health through Better Sleep.

Chronic poor sleep can leave you feeling run down, depressed, exhausted and frustrated.  Sleep coaching provides individualized support with easy to use techniques to promote relaxation and healthy sleep.  Come and learn tips to turn off your thoughts at bedtime, reduce your pain and stress, and help you get a good night's sleep.

Sleep coaching is available for adults and children.

To register, please contact (540) 597-1911.  Limited seating available.

Sleep Coach Approach for Better Health


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