Community Event

(SOLD OUT) Smooth Sailing 18th Annual Card Party & Luncheon

When 
Wednesday 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Where 
The Water's Edge Country Club, Penhook l 1825 Waters Edge Dr, Penhook, VA 24137

** This Event is now Sold Out **

Presented by: Carilion Clinic Hospice and the Volunteer Council of Franklin County

Proceeds from this Event 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.

This Event includes luncheon and door prizes, 50/50 drawing and a silent auction available for those wishing to participate.

For ticket information, please call (540) 489-6503.  We look forward to seeing you there! 

Smooth Sailing 18th Annual Card Party & Luncheon 2016

Carilion Clinic Hospice
390 S. Main Street
Rocky Mount, VA  

** This Event is now Sold Out **

Rebuilt by Carilion

When 
Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Join us for Rebuilt by Carilion, a day-long series of events celebrating the Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences at Carilion Clinic. Rebuilt by Carilion includes educational presentations and the Rebuilt by Carilion Classic Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the Carilion Clinic Foundation's Orthopaedics and Neurosciences Fund. The fund's purpose is to empower innovation and support research and education, with a focus on improving outcomes for our patients.

Registration deadline is Friday, April 22.

Educational Presentations

Time: 10 a.m. - noon

Location: Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences at Carilion Clinic, 2332 Franklin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24014

Presentations include:

  • “Joint Preservation - How to Avoid Surgery," presented by Carilion Clinic physicians.
  • "The Future of Brain Repair," presented by Carilion Clinic physicians.
  • "How to Avoid Shoulder and Knee Problems," presented by Carilion Clinic Sports Medicine physicians.

Each session allows for questions and answers with physicians.

Registration for educational presentations: There is no fee to attend the educational presentations, but reservations are required as seating is limited. To reserve, email foundation@carilionclinic.org or call the Carilion Clinic Foundation at 540-224-4544.

Rebuilt by Carilion Classic Golf Tournament

Time: Registration at noon (boxed lunch provided); shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Location: Roanoke Country Club, 3360 Country Club Drive NW, Roanoke VA 24017

The tournament will be captain’s choice with four player teams. No minimum drive required. VSGA rules govern play, as modified by local rules. There will be gift bags and giveaways for every participant with the top prizes for the best three overall scores. Limited space is available.

Awards reception immediately following conclusion of tournament play.

Registration for the Rebuilt by Carilion Classic golf tournament: To register, visit  give.CarilionFoundation.org/RebuiltByCarilion.

Car Seat Safety Check - Roanoke

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
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 attending a Car Seat Safety Check, which are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month and have a National Certified Technician educate you on how to keep your child safe!

For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Car Seat Safety Check - NRV

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Blacksburg Fire Department - 2700 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060

"Motor vehicle crashes are the number one (1) killer of children - and 7 out of 10 car seats installed by parents/caregivers are not installed properly."  Come to the car seat check station on the second (2nd) Thursday of each month where our Certified staff will be on hand to educate you on how to properly install a child safety seat. 

Services are free and no appointment is necessary.

For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482..

Carilion Clinic Health Walk and Talk

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where 
Booker T. Washington National Park - 12130 Booker T. Washington National Hwy, Hardy, VA

Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 1/2 mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  The Kick-off walk is April 9th!!!

This year's walking theme is "Diabetes Prevention and Wellness".  Following each health walk we will meet back in the Visitors Center for a healthy food tasting.  Each Month we will feature a new recipe, with tastings from side or main dishes, deserts and appetizers.  Recipe cards will also be available so you can make it at home.  

Walkers will meet the trail guide at the Park's Visitors Center at 10:00 am on the second (2nd) Saturday of each Month, from April until November.  Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.  

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

 

Rocky Mount Guided Tree Walks

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Beginning at the Downtown Rocky Mount Library - 355 Franklin St, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

This year, celebrate Mother's and Father's Day with a guided tree walk in Rocky Mount! Research shows that walking is a simple and effective exercise to help improve and maintain wellness.  Our guided group walks will start at the Downtown Rocky Mount Library and make several stops to appreciate nature along the approximate hour long walk around town.

Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.

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

For any questions you may have and/or for more information, please contact Gail Nordhaus, Carilion Clinic Community Health Educator at (540) 484-8569.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Kids Tree Walk and Story Time

When 
Friday 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Where 
Rocky Mount Library - 355 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Come and join in with one of Carilion Clinic's Health Educators as Kids and their parents enjoy a thirty (30) minute guided walk around town looking for tree treasures.  Following the walk, we will meet up at the Rocky Mount Library for story time about nature.

Come and enjoy the fun! 

Ages: 4-8.  Pre-Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Smith Mountain Lake Business Expo 2016

When 
Friday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where 
Downtown Moneta, VA

"Talk business.  Do business.  Celebrate business.  That's what the Smith Mountain Lake Business Expo is all about.  The site will be transformed into a bustling EXPO of more than 120 businesses.  The Smith Mountain Lake area has a very dynamic business community.  New businesses are starting, existing businesses are changing and expanding, but so many people are unaware of what is available locally.  This event is the perfect opportunity for all businesses to showcase their products and services."

Come and visit the Carilion Clinic Cafè in Tent C.  The Cafè will feature healthy nutritional information and food tastings.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information about this event, please contact Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569 and/or glnordhaus@carilionclinic.org.

Safety Fun Day at Philpott Lake

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
Philpott Lake - 1058 Philpott Dam Road, Bassett, VA 24055

"Philpott Lake will be sponsoring its 5th Annual Public Safety Fun Day Expo.  Public Safety officials from Henry, Franklin, Patrick and Bedford Counties will be present to demonstrate and distribute safety information, along with other exhibitors".  

Carilion Clinic will also be present with a Sun Safety Booth, occupied by one of Carilion's Community Health Educators.

Come and enjoy the entertainment, food vendor(s), cake walk, train rides, bicycle rodeos, courtesy boat inspections, life jacket relays, corn hole games, face painting, dunking booth and much more!

Chug for the Jug 5K and Health Walk

When 
Saturday 7:30 am to 9:30 am
Where 
The Early Inn - 50 Floyd Ave, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Franklin County Parks & Recreation is excited to welcome walkers and runners of all ages and abilities to the American National Bank Chug for the Jug 5K, Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Health Walk and the Haywood's Jewelers Kid's Fun Run.  Join us for a 5K and Health Walk as we start and finish at the Early Inn (50 Floyd Avenue - Rocky Mount, VA 24151) and enjoy the sights of Rocky Mount  during the Health Walk.  

You MUST Register for this Event.  Awards will be presented by age divisions.  Pre-Register to receive a T-shirt.  Day of Registration will increase by $5 per entry. 

* 5K Health Walk Registration Fee (now through April 22, 2016): $15.00 (all walkers)
* 5K Health Walk Late Registration Fee after April 22, 2016 - add $5.00/ per walker ($20).
* 5K Run Registration Fee for Adults (now through April 22, 2016): $25. (Registration after April 22nd, add $5.00).
* 5K Run Registration Fee for Ages 17 & Under (now through April 22, 2016): $15.  (Registration after April 22nd, add $5.00).
* Kids Fun Run Registration Fee: FREE.

Please contact Franklin County Parks and Recreation to Register and/or for more information at (540) 483-9293.
You can also Register online at www.playfranklincounty.com/#!chug-for-the-jug/c1lwg    

Chug for the Jug 5K Health Walk 2016 Race Map

 

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