Stroke Screening

Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital | 180 Floyd Ave. | Rocky Mount, VA

Carilion Clinic will be offering free stroke screenings to include:  blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol (lipid panel), lower extremity pressure check (Ankle-brachial index), carotid ultrasound, same day results reviewed with a physician, and stroke prevention education will be available.

Pre-registration is required to determine eligibility by calling Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000.

Smooth Sailing 16th Annual Card Party and Luncheon

Wednesday 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
The Water's Edge Country Club | 1825 Waters Edge Dr. | Penhook, VA

Carilion Clinic Hospice, the Volunteer Council of Franklin County, and the Williard Companies present the 16th Annual Smooth Sailing Card Party and Luncheon.  Proceeds directly benefit terminally ill patients being treated by Carilion Clinic Hospice in Franklin County through the Patient Care Fund, which provides medication, oxygen, food, medical supplies, phone services, and clothing.

The event includes a luncheon and door prizes. A 50/50 drawing and silent auction are available for those wishing to participate. For ticket information, call 540-489-6503.

Colon Cancer Health Presentation

Friday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Westlake Library | 84 Westlake Rd., Suite 109 | Hardy, VA

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the U.S.  Join Carilion Clinic to learn more about colon cancer prevention, screeing, and treatment options.

The presentation is free, but registration is suggested. To find out more information or to register, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.


Colon Health and Colon Cancer Prevention

Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Medical Office Building | 390 S. Main St. | Rocky Mount, VA

Join Carilion Clinic and Bruce Long, M.D., Carilion Clinic General Surgeon, for an event focusing on colon health and colon cancer prevention.  Pre-registration required.


For additional information or to pre-register, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Slowing the Clock: Healthy Aging

Monday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Resurrection Catholic Church | 15353 Moneta Road | Moneta, VA

Topics include:

  • "Physical Changes after 50" - Gail Nordhaus, R.N. with Carilion Clinic
  • "Healthy Aging with Exercise - Lauren Adjkins, YMCA Personal Trainer
  • "Foods that Fight Aging" - Marty Slaughter, Carilion Clinic Dietician

Light lunch will be provided.  To register or for additional information, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Slowing the Clock: Healthy Aging

Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Ressurection Catholic Church | 15353 Moneta Road | Moneta, VA 24121

Slowing the Clock:  Healthy Aging.  Carilion Clinic and the Lake YMCA are teaming up to present a community presentation to help you navigate the changes that come with aging.  Several topics will be discussed such as, Physical Changes After 50, Healthy Aging with Exercise and Foods that Fight Aging. 

The event is free and a light lunch will be provided.  Please call Carilion Clinic to register or to receive additional information by calling 800-422-8482.


Smith Mountain Lake Dragon Boat Race

Saturday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Parkway Marina | 16918 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway | Huddleston, VA

This event is sponsored in part by Carilion Clinic and VelcocityCare by Carilion Clinic. Food venues available and children's activities planned. Free to the public. Canned meat donations accepted to benefit the Presbyterian Community Center. For more information visit online at


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