Community Event

Points on Joints - Leave Joint Pain Behind, Learn about Arthritis and Joint Pain Treatment Options

Tuesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Blacksburg Library | 200 Miller St., SW | Blacksburg, VA 24060

If you are 45 or older with joint pain or limited motion, join us for a free community event to learn more about your options for joint care, including the anterior approach to replacement surgery. Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics is the most experienced team in our region, having performed more than 3,000 of these advanced procedures.

Register by Calling Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.


Earth Day at Giles

Friday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carilion Giles Community Hospital - 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

Stop by the Giles Community Hospital on Earth Day and learn about our sustainability efforts and how you can make a difference in improving the health of our communities and environment!

We will be providing all attendees with seedlings.  No registration required and this event is free of charge!

For more information, please feel free to contact Stephanie Spencer, Carilion Community Health Educator at (540) 922-4294.

We look forward to seeing you there! 

A Community Event to Inspire Better Health - Wishes: A Conversation About End-of-Life Care

Tuesday 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Salem Civic Center | Parlor A | 1001 Roanoke Blvd. | Salem, VA 24153

Join Carilion Clinic Hospice for an evening of casual conversation as it relates to the values, wishes and goals that emerge when life is limited.  Hear from our panel of experts how to honor values and wishes and translate them into a plan of care that you and your loved ones deem most essential to end-of-life decisions.

All attendees will receive a free “Wishes” Decisions Kit at this event to guide conversations on end-of-life.  This kit is designed to assist in your discussions, making this process easy and meaningful to you and
your loved ones.

This event is free but seating is limited and registration is required. To register visit or contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Dinner will be provided.

Rocky Mount Guided Tree Walks

Monday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Franklin County Library (Meet at the rear entrance) - 355 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Research suggests that a connection to nature is biologically innate; as humans, we have an affinity for the natural world.

Please join Carilion Clinic's Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus, for a series of guided tree walks around town.

** Please plan to wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.  Hats, Sunglasses and Sunscreen recommended!

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

** This event is Free, which includes complimentary, reusable, collapsible bottled water for each walker.  

Tree Walk Descriptions:

May 1st:  The Old Oak Trees
       Let's venture out and about in town in search of local species.  WE will study the oak leaf to learn tree identification.

- June 5th: Magnificent Magnolias
        Historically, the tree before bees.  How are they pollinated?

- July 10th:  Alien Tree Species
         They may not be extraterrestrials, but they are out of this world interesting!

Carilion Rocky Mount Guided Tree Walks Flyer

Open House: Clinical Opportunities in the Outpatient Setting

Thursday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Cambria Inn and Suites, 301 Reserve Ave., Roanoke

Join us for this event where you can meet with hiring managers in multiple outpatient settings and learn more about opportunities at Carilion:

Thursday, April 27
1 - 6 p.m.
Cambria Inn and Suites
301 Reserve Ave.
Roanoke, Va.

We would love to meet with certified medical assistants, R.N.s, radiologic techs and L.P.N.s. Opportunities are available in primary care offices, specialty clinics and urgent care facilities in Roanoke and surrounding areas.

These positions offer:
» Supportive leadership, interprofessional teams and an innovative learning environment
» College tuition, higher wages, varied career paths to pursue

Contact us at 800-599-2537 or email

Afib, Anticoagulation and alternative Treatment Options

Tuesday 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Resurrection Catholic Church, 15353 Moneta Rd., Moneta, VA 24121

Atrial fibrillation, known as AFib, is an irregular and often very fast heart rate.  Some symptoms like heart palpitations, fatigue, and shortness of breath are common.
Join Soufian Almahameed, M.D., Carilion Clinic Cardiologist for a program to discuss Afib, anticoagulation and alternative treatment options (Watchman).

When:  Tuesday, April 4, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where:  Resurrection Catholic Church, 15353 Moneta Rd., Moneta, VA 24121
Speaker:  Soufian Almahameed, M.D., Carilion Clinic Cardiologist
RSVP:  800-422-8482

Light refreshments will be provided


Hiring Open House: R.N. Opportunities

Thursday 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Cambria Inn and Suites, 301 Reserve Ave., Roanoke

Are you looking to grow your nursing career? Join us!

  • Same day interviews and offers
  • Nursing leaders ready to talk
  • Incentives for select units

Our nurses enjoy:

  • Supportive leadership, interprofessional teams and an innovative learning environment.
  • College tuition, relocation benefits and higher wages

We have many opportunities available, including:

Spirit of You - Aging Ain't for Sissies: Fight Back to Maintain Your Independence

Thursday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

A Women's Event to Inspire Better Health:

Carilion's New "Spirit of You" Women's Health Series!

Join us for lunch and information about how you can stay healthy and in your own home.  Our panel of experts will discuss Baby Boomers' unique health care needs including brain fitness, menopausal issues, healthy joints, and more!

Representatives from Carilion's Cosmetics, Trauma, Sleep medicine, Wellness, Pharmacy, and Urogynecology will have information and giveaways during the event.  

Speakers for this event will include:

  • Brian Unwin M.D., Chief of Geriatrics Carilion Clinic
  • Anita Kablinger M.D., Psychiatrist and Director of Carilion Clinic General Psychiatry Training Program
  • Sheila Garnica M.D., Obstetrics and Gynecology Carilion Clinic
  • Linda Franklin R.N., Outpatient Joint Replacement Coordinator, Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics

Doors open at 11:00am for lunch and to visit with vendors.  Presentations begin at 11:45am.

Registration is required! To register please click here and/or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  You may also visit CarilionLiving to register.

Admission Fee: $15

We look forward to seeing you there!

Spirit of You flyer_March 16 2017

Life-Guard Rotor Run 5K Race

Saturday 8:00 am
River's Edge Sports Complex | Wiley Drive

Come run your "tail rotor" off with us! Join us for the third annual Carilion Clinic Life-Guard Rotor Run 5K race! Proceeds support a Jefferson College of Health Sciences (JCHS) scholarship benefiting students pursuing a Flight Medicine career.

The route starts on Wiley Drive, follows the Roanoke River along the scenic Roanoke Valley Greenway and finishes at the River’s Edge Sports Complex. Medals will be awarded to top placements per age group. Participants are also permitted to bring their dogs with them for the race!

For more information and to register, visit

Advance Directives/Living Wills 101

Monday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
College Lutheran Church - 210 S. College Ave., Salem, VA 24153
  • Why do I need a Living Will / Advance Medical Directive?
  • Why is it important to have one in place now?
  • How do I help my family and medical team understand my wishes for end-of-life care?

Join Mark G. Swope, Ph.D., director of Medical Ethics, at this event, hosted by Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries, to find out the answer to these questions and more! 

There is no cost to participate and light refreshments will be provided.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 Handicap accessible.

We look forward to seeing you there!



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