Franklin

Preventing Pre-Diabetes from Becoming Diabetes

When 
Monday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Carilion Clinic Westlake | 35 Medical Court | Hardy, VA

This is a two-hour class for persons diagnosed with pre-diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome.

Class size is limited.  The class is free; please call Carilion Clinic to pre register at 800-422-8482.  

Pigg River Ramble

When 
Saturday (All day)
Where 
Wade Park | 701 Wade Park Road | Rocky Mount, VA

Saturday's events at Wade Park include an 8-mile float down the "Mighty Pigg" and the legendary "Ledge." A mandatory race meeting will take place at 10 a.m. Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital sponsors kids activities and post-race festivities, so bring chairs or blankets.

Visit http://www.franklincountyva.gov/parks for more information and to pre-register.

Gluten and Your Health

When 
Tuesday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Church | 40 Lakemount Drive | Moneta, VA

Join Carilion Clinic for an informative discussion about gluten and your health.  Topics include:  dietary gluten, gluten free baking, and Celiac Disease.

The event is free and pre-registration is requested.  For additional information on this event or to register, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Chronic Disease Management series

When 
Monday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Essig Recreation Center | 295 Technology Dr. | Rocky Mount, VA

For individuals with chronic disease, wellness can be defined as the existence of symptom management as exemplified by quality of life and a sense of well-being.  Please join Carilion Clinic Registered Nurse and Personal Fitness Instructor, Gail Nordhaus, to explore your wellness potential through exercise and discussion.

To register, contact Franklin County Senior Services at 540-483-9238.

 

Community Access Resource Expo (C.A.R.E.)

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Essig Recreation Center | 295 Technology Drive | Rocky Mount, VA

An opportunity for Franklin County residence to meet health, wellness, and social support resource organizations and learn about community programs available in Franklin County.

Planning partners:  United Way of Franklin County, Franklin County Parks and Recreation, Healthy Community Action Team (H.C.A.T.), and Carilion Clinic.

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