Community Event

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

 

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

 

Sleep Coach Approach for Good Health

When 
Tuesday 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Hampton Inn Lexington - Historic District l 401 E. Nelson St., Lexington, VA 24450

Come and join in the discussion with Carilion Clinic's Dr. Barbara Hutchinson, Psyc.D., to learn strategies for improving the quantity and quality of your sleep.

The Fee for this Event is $10, which includes Lunch. 

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

(CANCELLED) Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients

When 
Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
* CANCELLED * Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital - Ground Floor Conf. Room l 1 Health Circle, Lexington, VA 24450

** This Event has been cancelled  **  

A Community Event to Inspire Better Health:

Join Carilion Clinic Neurosurgeon, Gregory A. Howes, D.O., to learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for people who suffer from Parkinson's disease and/or essential tremor.  DBS uses a surgically implanted medical device, similar to a cardiac pacemaker, to deliver carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas in the brain.

Come and hear more about this procedure and see if it can help you or someone you love!

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

** This event has been cancelled **


Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients

 

17th Annual Tons of Fun - Tanglewood Mall

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
Tanglewood Mall l 4420-A Electric Road, Roanoke, Virginia 24018

This Free family fun day of activities include clowns, puppet shows, music, magicians, games, craft activities, caricatures, carnival rides, entertainment and much more spread throughout the Mall. Tons of Fun is designed to enthrall, engage and bring a smile to the faces of children and their families.  The 17th Annual Tons of Fun is sponsored by Roanoke County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.  

Carilion Clinic will also be present with informative booths/tables for you to view!

All activities are Free - come out and join the fun!

Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

When 
Monday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Jackson Park Library - 1101 Morningside Street, SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

Stay healthy this winter!

Protect yourself and your family from the flu virus by getting your annual flu shot during Carilion's free flu vaccine clinic at the Jackson Park Library!

No appointment needed.  All you need to do is walk in during this event!

For more information, please feel free to contact Edie Naughton, RN and Community Health Educator at (540) 981-8077 or emnaughton@carilionclinic.org 


Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

Free Flu Shots - Bassett Library

When 
Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Bassett Library - 3969 Fairystone Park Hwy, Bassett, VA 24055

Stay healthy this Winter!

Protect yourself and your family from the flu virus by getting your annual flu shot offered by Carilion Clinic!

Registration is not required.  Adults only.

For more information, please feel free to contact Gail Nordhaus, RN and Community Outreach Coordinator at (540) 484-8569 or glnordhaus@carilionclinic.org 

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