Calendar of Events

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

October
Weight Management Support Group
When: Tuesday, October 14, and October 28
Where: WMRMC Auditorium, room 3, and Allegany College Track Walking Group (meet near bleachers)  Time:  5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free   For more information, please call Carey Moffatt at 240-964-8418 
Click HERE for more details

Blood Pressure Screening
When: Tuesday, October 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

Grocery Store Tour 
When: Thursday, October 23
Where: Wal-Mart in LaVale   Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.  Join a registered dietitian for a free on-site tour of a local grocery store.
To register, please call WMHS Food and Nutrition Services at 240-964-2303.
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Demo and Dine
When: Wednesday, October 29  (Full on Fiber)
Time: 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: WMRMC Auditorium 
Topic: "Full on Fiber"
For more information, call Brenda Ridgway, RD, KDN, at 240-964-2312 
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Heart Healthy Nutrition Classes 
When: Tuesday, October 28, 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, please call WMHS Food & Nutrition at 240-964-2306.   
Heart Healthy Nutrition Class Schedule 2014 (Click HERE)

Walking for a Cause (Mile Movers)
Charity of Your Choice Walking Challenge
When: September 1 - October 31, 2014
Simply track your steps between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31 - and submit your tracking card by Nov. 4.
For more information or to register, please call 240-964-8424.
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November
Diabetes Support Group
When: Tuesday, November 4, 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, please call Lori Shaulis at 240-964-8789. 

48th Annual Institute on Medicine & Religion
"Bridges Out of Poverty"
When: Friday, November 14
8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
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