UPCOMING EVENTS

Commit to Quit Smoking Cessation Groups: Ongoing

Make 2017 the year you quit smoking for good. The Church Health Center offers Commit to Quit smoking cessation groups each month. Four-week group sessions start the first Tuesday of every month from 6-7:15 pm at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Commit to Quit is free for Church Health Center Wellness members and $40 for the community. Call 901.701.2222 to reserve your spot.

 

The Way, A Service of Recovery: Ongoing

Award-winning musician Rev. John Kilzer hosts The Way, a service of recovery, at 6 pm every Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody Ave. The Way focuses on recovery, encouragement and hope. Music will be a key component of the service with many local musicians stopping by to perform. The service, which is a joint ministry of Methodist Healthcare, St. John’s and the Church Health Center is free and open to the public. For more information, call 901.726.4104 or visit st.johnsmidtown.org.

The Lung Cancer Support Group: Ongoing

Have you been diagnosed with lung cancer? The lung cancer support group is just for you.

3rd Tuesday of every month.

6:30-7:30 pm

Appetizers will be served.

6029 Walnut Grove Road, Suite 305 - Thoratic Multi-D Conference Room.

Contact Fedoria Rugless at 901.226.0348 (fedoria.rugless@bmhcc.org) or Jeri Ashley at 901.767.6767 (jeri.ashley@bmhcc.org).

Free Diabetes Education: Ongoing

The Church Health Center offers free Diabetes Education

This is 2-class series that will give you the skills to self-manage your condition.

Classes are held each Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 pm at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union. Registration is not required, and you may start at any point during the month. Can’t make it on Tuesday? Diabetes Education is presented in its entirety from 9 am-1 pm the second Saturday of each month. Registration is required for the Saturday course. Please call 901.701.2221 to sign up.

Freedom from Smoking: Ongoing

Shelby County Health Department’s Tobacco Prevention Program offers free smoking cessation classes to Shelby county residents who are looking to quit. The goal is to get participants focused on how to quit smoking and how to maintain abstinence. If you or a loved one may be interested, please contact Courtney Tipper at 901.222.9274.

Location: Shelby County Health Department

Time: Tuesday Nights, 5-7pm 

YMCA of Memphis & The Mid-South:Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring: Ongoing

1 in 3 Americans have high blood pressure. The YMCA offers a self monitoring blood pressure program. Participants will record their blood pressure readings using easy-to-use, self-selected tracking tools. The program hopes to reduce blood pressure, increase awareness of triggers that elevate blood pressure, enhanced knowledge to develop healthier eating habits, and encourage better blood pressure management.

For more information contact Connie S. Binkowitz at 901-505-0977.

Walk The Talk Health Equity Symposium

When: Monday April 3rd, 2017 @ 4:00-7:00pm

Where: UTHSC Student Alumni Center (800 Madison Ave, Memphis TN 38103)

Registration will open at 3:30pm on the day of the event.

Register at eventbrite by March 24, 2017.

http://walkthetalkforhealthequity.eventbrite.com

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on Adult Disease

ACE Awareness Foundation, Bluff City Medical Society, Common Table Health Alliance and the Memphis Medical Society cordially invite you to a physicians dinner.

Cost of Attendance: $30.00 per person.

RSVP to Krystal Ross, 901-249-2456 or at kross@aceawareness.org by April 15,2017.

Health Fair

Lambert Church of God In Christ Health Fair

Time: 10:00-2:00pm

1070 Keating Memphis, TN 38114

Please Contact Sheila Smith for more information at 901.266.3843

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Thursday, May 4, 2017

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lowenstein House

6590 Kirby Center Cove, Suite 103

Memphis, TN 38115

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Youth Villages

3310 Perimeter Hill Drive

Nashville, TN 37211

Community Festival

Community Festival

Time: 11:00- 3:00pm.

Place: Hollywood Community Center

1560 N. Hollywood St. Memphis, TN 38108.

please contact Cynthia Thompson at cloftiesthompson2060@gmail.com for more information.

 

 

 

Church of the Living God Health Fair

 

Health Fair

Church of the Living God

Time : 10:00-2:00pm

1672 Vesey Memphis TN 38114

38114

Contact Betty Rice for more information at: 901.644.5716

National African American 10 City Breast Cancer Conference Tour

Sisters Network Inc. National African American Breast Cancer Conference was created to meet the unique needs of African American Women diagnosed with breast cancer. This 10 City tour provides those with vested interest the opportunity to learn more about breast cancer issues.

For more information please email Latasha Smith at Lsmith@sistersnetworkinc.org

Annual Mens Health Summit

We are inviting you to participate during the 10th Annual Men’s Summit. This event is scheduled for Saturday, June 24th at the University of Tennessee Student Union Building, 8AM to 12Noon. The conference will provide needed health information to both men, boys and Women!  

 

Attendance to the summit is open to any male who wishes to attend. Women are allowed and encouraged to attend. However, they will only be admitted if they have one or more males from 13 years accompanying them.

 

For further information please contact Judy Togbo at 901-830-9886 or 870-225-3109.

 

Thank you for help with this project!

 

Back to School Healthfair

Back to School HealthFair

Time: 9:00-2:00pm

Place: UTHSC 800 Madison Ave Memphis, TN 38104.

Please contact Joyce Shaw for more information at elainegs@comcast.net