Community Event

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!


Rocky Mount Guided Tree Walks

PDF iconGuided Tree Walks_Mothers and Fathers Day_2016.pdf

 

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

PDF iconChug for the Jug 5k Race Map 2016.pdf

 

Meet and Greet Recruitment Event for Home Health and Hospice Nurses

When 
Wednesday 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Home Care, 1615 Franklin Road, Roanoke

Join us at our Meet and Greet to learn more about nursing opportunities in home health and hospice.

For more information, contact Casey Morris at CHMorris@carilionclinic.org or 540-983-4150. 

To view our nursing opportunities, visit our Careers website.

Trail Fitness Basics

When 
Thursday 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where 
Philpott Lake Visitors Center - 1058 Philpott Dam Road, Bassett, VA

Join Carilion Clinic's fitness instructor for a walk along Philpott Lake's scenic trail.  The walk will include stops along the way at fitness stations located throughout the trail - demonstrations of using the trail fitness stations will be provided.

Requirements for this Event: Participants MUST be able to walk on a moderate intensity trail.  Individuals must be able to walk trails rated moderate due to the hilly terrain at Philpott Lake.  The group will stop at fitness stations along the trail for instructions and demo.  

This Event is Free, but Pre-registration is required.  For more information and/or to Register, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or (800) 422-8482.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Identifying and Preventing Runner's Injuries

When 
Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences l 2331 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24014

A Sports Medicine Event to Inspire Better Health:

If you are training for the Blue Ridge Marathon and/or preparing for your first 5k, join us to discuss injury identification, treatment and prevention of further injury so you can train successfully.  Dr. Mark E. Kasmer's participation in marathons and ultramarathons provides a unique perspective for helping you achieve and remain in optimal condition.

This Event is Free and open to the public.  To Register for this Event and/or For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.


Identifying and Preventing Runners' Injuries

PDF iconION Injury Prevention Flyer.pdf

 

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