Calendar of Events

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

September

Weight Management Support Group
When: Tuesday, September 23
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 
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Grocery Store Tour 
When: Tuesday, September 23
Where: Cresaptown Food Lion    Time: 10:00 a.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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Heart Healthy Nutrition Classes 
When: Tuesday, September 30, 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)

Cancer Prevention Forum for Colon, Cervical & Ovarian Cancer 
When: Thursday, September 25, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
WMRMC Auditorium  - A panel discussion with local gynecologists and gastroenterologists about cancer risk reduction and the importance of screenings.
Open to the public and free to attend
For more information or to register, call Carey Moffatt at 240-964-8418 or e-mail: cmoffatt@wmhs.com 
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Bariatric Support Group 
When: Thursday, September 25 - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Physician Conference Room (near cafeteria) 
Guest Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Small - Bariatric Surgeon 
Learn more about surgery options with Dr. Jeffrey Small, D.O., a bariatric surgeon from Hagerstown, Maryland.  This free support group is for those who have had bariatric surgery or want to gain insight from those who have had the experience.  
For more information or to register, call Kay Leigh, RD, LDN, at 240-964-8617 or by e-mail her at kleigh@wmhs.com
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Wound Care Symposium "It Is Everyone's Responsibility"
When: Friday, September 26
Time: 7:00 a.m. until 4:15 p.m.
Where: WMRMC Auditorium 
For more questions or additional information, please contact Taryn Bennett at 240-964-8715 or by email tbennett@wmhs.com, or Jill Clites at 240-964-5904, or email jclites@wmhs.com
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Blood Pressure Screening
When:  September
Where:  Country Club Mall Food Court
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Cost:  Free

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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October

Diabetes Support Group
When: Tuesday, October 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, please call Lori Shaulis at 240-964-8789. 

Demo and Dine
When: Wednesday, October 29
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 


Weight Management Support Group
When:e: 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 

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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Weight Management Support Group
When:e: 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