Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events is subject to change.  New events are also added on a regular basis: 
April
Heart Healthy Nutrition Classes 
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. When: Tuesday, April 22, at 1 p.m.
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 and Nutrition at 240-964-2306.

Heart Healthy Nutrition Class Schedule 2014 (Click HERE)

Ride for the Health of It!
Thursdays 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15
Willowbrook Office Complex Community Room
Instructor: Dr. Jack Murray and Western Maryland Wheelmen
Learn how to have fun and be safe on a bicycle.  Each session will include a presentation and cycling.
For details, call WMHS Community Health & Wellness at 240-964-8422
Ckick HERE for more details

Bariatric Support Group
The next meeting will be on Thursday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Auditorium 3. This group also may be used to fulfill one of the pre-operative requirements for bariatric surgery. For more information or to make a reservation, call Kay Leigh, RD, LDN, at 240-964-8617 or by email at kleigh@wmhs.com.


May

May 2014 Mile Movers Walking Challenge - Zero To 5 Miles In A Month
Start small and work yourself up! Approximate timeframes are given per mile. Add onto your daily steps by walking these extra distances. If you are already active, do more!  Simply complete the entry form and initial each day you complete the listed distance from May 1st to May 31st.  All participants will be included in the drawing for the $250 grand prize and monthly $25 gift card.  Double your chances in the grand prize drawing by attending the 5 mile Canal Walk on Saturday, May 31st at 9 a.m.  All participants for the walk will meet at the Canal Place mule.  For more information, please call 240-964-8424.  Click HERE for complete information and to download an entry form.

Diabetes Support Group
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.
Facilitators for the group include certified diabetes educator Jennifer Perrin, RD, LDN; Lori Shaulis, RN, BSN; and dietitian Allison Lutz, MS, RD/LDN.
When: Tuesday, April 1, at 5:30 pm
Where: Auditorium at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Fore more information, please call Lori Shaulis at 240-964-8789. 

 

Beautiful Me Conference
Saturday, May 3
8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
WMRMC Auditorium
An opportunity for Middle and High School Girls to learn how to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. 
For more information or to register, please call 240-964-8424.
Click HERE for more on the Beautiful Me Conference. 



Blood Pressure Screening
Where: Country Club Mall Food Court
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
When:  May 6 & 20, 2014

Weight Management Support Group
When:   Tuesday, May 13 & 27, 2014
Where:  WMHS Auditorium # 3 & Allegany College Track
Time:  5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cost:  Free
For more information, please call Carey Moffatt at 240-964-8418


June

Blood Pressure Screening
When:  June 3 & 17, 2014
Where:  Country Club Mall Food Court
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Cost:  Free

Weight Management Support Group
When:  Tuesday, June 10 & 24, 2014
Where: WMHS Auditorium # 3 & Allegany College Track
Time:  5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cost:  Free
For more information, please call Carey Moffatt at 240-964-8418
July
Blood Pressure Screening
When:  July 1 & 15, 2014
Where:  Country Club Mall Food Court
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Cost:  Free

Weight Management Support Group
When:    Tuesday, July 8 & 22, 2014
Where:  WMHS Auditorium # 3 & Allegany College Track
Time:  5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
For more information, please call Carey Moffatt at 240-964-8418


Grocery Store Tour 
When: Thursday, April 17
 
Where: Wal-Mart in LaVale
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.