Community Event

Body Basics: Senior Strength Class

Monday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Essig Rec Center - 295 Technology Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Body Basics is a beginner level strength training class for adults.  We use hand weights and participants can stand and/or sit to perform the exercises.  Weights are provided.

To Register, please contact Franklin County Parks and Recreation Center/The Essig Rec Center at


Radford Meet and Greet Nurse and Therapist Recruiting Event

Wednesday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Dedmon Center, Main Concourse, Radford Univeristy

Your nursing and therapy opportunities are right here.

As nurses and therapists, we all share a passion for what we do. And we want more nurses and therapists on our team to help us make a difference in the lives of others. 

At Carilion Clinic, we're a non-profit organization that supports you and the community with compassionate care, education and the latest technology. Join us to hear more about a career for you.

For more information, contact Emily Allen, at or 800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. To see our open positions, visit our Nursing job listings

Drawings for great door prizes, like an iPad, Visa gift cards and two pairs of tickets to the Radford University vs. Virginia Tech men's baksetball game later that night at 7 p.m.!

Intro to Senior Circuit Training

Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Essig Rec Center - 295 Technology Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Circuit Training is building muscle while providing cardiovascular benefits.  Participants will learn ways to maximize their workouts using various cardio equipment, hand weights and exercise bands.

Located in the Silver-size Fitness room.

Quit Smoking Today!

Monday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jackson Park Library (Large Conference Room) - 1101 Morningside St., SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

Successful quitters have tried to quit smoking on an anverage of seven (7) times! If you would like to quit within the coming year, consider attending this informative program.  Understand the stages of readiness, the addiction process and what to expet ahead of time to help you succeed when quitting. 

To Register, please call (800) 422-8482.

For more information and/or to schedule a similar program, please contact Edie Naughton, Health Educator, RN with Community Outreach at (540) 983-4071.

Car Seat Safety Check

Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 - 1333 Jamison Ave, SE Roanoke, VA 24013

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and 3 out of 4 car seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed correctly.  Make sure yours is not one of them by attening a Car Seat Safety Check and having a National Certified Technician eduate you on how to keep your child safe!

For more information, please call (800) 422-8482.

Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients

Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Carilion Clinic New River Valley Medical Center - Fireside Conference Room l 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Come and join Carilion Clinic's Neurosurgeon, Gregory Howes, D.O., in a free community presentation to learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for improving the quality of life in Parkinson's patients.  DBS uses a surgically implanted medical device to deliver carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas in the brain.  Join us to learn about this procedure and see if it can help you or someone you love.

For more information or to register, please contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Light refreshments will be provided.


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