Calendar of Events

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

November
Coping With Cancer During the Holidays 
When: Wednesday, November 19  
from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 
WMRMC Auditorium, Room 6 
Guest Speaker: H. Brent Thornton, LCSW-C, CMC - He will discuss various strategies to assist patients and caregivers as they face the challenges of the busy holiday season. 
Sponsored by the Western Maryland Health System & American Cancer Society
For information or to register, call Brent Thornton, LCSW, at 240-964-1447, or Jill Starr, LCSW-C, at 240-964-1450.  
Click HERE for more details

Community Education Focused on Women
Mood and Menopause - A dialogue with Dr. Beth Jelinek
Sadness – Loss of Interest – Trouble Concentrating or Remembering…
What Can You Do to Reduce These Symptoms of Menopause?
When: Tuesday, November 25     5:30-6:30pm
WMRMC Auditorium Rooms 5-6
To register, call 240-964-8424
Click HERE for more details

Heart Healthy Nutrition Classes 
When: Tuesday, November 18, at 6 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.  Heart Healthy Nutrition Class Schedule 2014 (Click HERE)

December
Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Monday, December 1
Where: WMRMC Auditorium, rooms 1-3  
Time:  2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
To schedule and appointment, call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org
Walk-Ins are Welcome! 
Click HERE for more details

Blood Pressure Screening
When: Tuesday, December 2
(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, December 2, 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, December 9
Where: WMRMC Auditorium, room 3  
Time:  5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free   
For more information, call Carey Moffatt at 240-964-8418 


January 2015
Diabetes Support Group
When: Tuesday, January 6, 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. 

Change to Win 
When: Tuesday, January 13, or Wednesday, January 14
Where: WMRMC Auditorium, rooms 1-3  
Time:  12:00 noon or 4:30 p.m.
For more information or to register, call Theresa Stahl, RD, LDN, at 240-964-8416
Click HERE for more details

Weight Management Support Group
When: Tuesday, January 13
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 

Grocery Store Tour 
When: Wednesday, January 14
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.