Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events is subject to change.  New events are also added on a regular basis:
 
March 2015

Blood Pressure Screening
When: Tuesday, March 17
(1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month)  
Where: Country Club Mall Food Court
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Cost:  Free

Heart Healthy Nutrition Classes 
When: Tuesday, March 17, at 1 p.m.
Are you interested in learning more about a heart healthy diet?  WMHS Food & Nutrition offers a free class taught by a clinical dietitian who specializes with patients with cardiovascular disease.  The class is offered twice a month and is open to anyone who has heart disease or cooks for someone who does.  Classes will be held in conference room 1 and 2 on the first floor of the WMRMC.  Additional information is available by calling Joni R. Brode, RD, at 240-964-8677 or emailing her a jbrode@wmhs.com.  To register, call WMHS Food & Nutrition at 240-964-2306.   
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eart Healthy Nutrition Class Schedule 2015 (Click HERE
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I CAN COPE -
Presents "Learning About Cancer and Understanding Treatment”
with featured speaker: Annette Kenner - Registered Oncology Nurse from the Schwab Family Cancer Center.  A free workshop for cancer patients and loved ones.
When: Wednesday, March 18, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Auditorium
For information or to register, please call Brent Thornton, LCSW, at 240-964-1447, or Jill Starr, LCSW-C, at 240-964-1450.  You may also e-mail Jill at jstarr@wmhs.com. Sponsored by the Western Maryland Health System & American Cancer Society.
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Colorectal Cancer Awareness
When: Tuesday, March 24
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: WMRMC Auditoriums 1 - 5
Cost: Free
For more information or to register, please call 240-964-8424. 
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April 2015

Chronic Disease Self-Managment Program
When: April 7, 14, 28 and May 5, 12, 2015
Tuesdays,10 a.m. - 12 noon
Where: WOC - Wellness Office (2nd Floor)
Cost: Free
For more information or to register, please call 240-964-8424.
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Blood Pressure Screening
When: Tuesday, April 7 and 21
(1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month)  
Where: Country Club Mall Food Court
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Cost:  Free

Diabetes Support Group
When: Tuesday, April 7, at 5:30 pm
Where: Auditorium at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.  Facilitators for the group include certified diabetes educator Jennifer Perrin, RD, LDN; Lori Shaulis, RN, BSN; and dietitian Allison Lutz, MS, RD/LDN.  Whether you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with it for years, a support group can be helpful. You can share your experience and learn tips for managing your diabetes.  Fore more information, call Lori Shaulis at 240-964-8789.

Weight Management Support Group
When: Tuesday, March 10
Where: WMRMC Auditorium, room 3  
Time:  5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free   
For more information, call Carey Moffatt at 240-964-8418 
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Grocery Store Tour 
When: Thursday, April 23
Where: Cresaptown Food Lion   Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.  Join a registered dietitian for a free on-site tour of a local grocery store.
To register, call WMHS Food and Nutrition Services at 240-964-2303.