Community Event

Asthma Camp Catch UR Breath

When 
Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where 
North Cross School

Camp Catch UR Breath is designed for children ages 6-12 with asthma . At the camp, children will have fun, receive support from each other, and learn to manage their asthma while under the  supervision of trained medical professionals. 

Camp Staff

Camp staff includes professionals who volunteer their time such as physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and health educators. We ensure that the instructions of each camper’s physician are followed. Parents can feel at ease knowing that their children are being   supervised by medical professionals. 

What will we do?

Our camp offers a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, group games, asthma education, swimming, and a variety of sports activities. Children participate in educational activities designed to help them better understand asthma. They will learn what can trigger an asthma episode, how to handle an asthma episode, and how their medications work. Campers will also gain support from one another on how to co-manage their asthma.

 

Space is limited. Please fill out and mail camp form by June 20.

For questions or more information, please call 540-985-4041.

Stepping Up to the Plate

When 
Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital | 141 Ben Bolt Avenue | Tazewell, VA

Join Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital as we sponsor a fun fitness event that will help people in need in our community.  The Fourth annual "Stepping Up to the Plate" walk/run to benefit a Child Shall Lead Them Food Pantry will start and end in the CTCH/FSYMCA parking lot. Bring a can of food to donate for your entry fee!

For more information or if you'd like to volunteer, please call Marnell Wolfe at 276-988-8759.

 

Eat Right, Be Fit, Reduce Your Risk

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op- Grandin Road

Learn how to make mindful, active, and evidence-based diet and lifestyle choices to optimize health and wellness while reducing your risk of cancer. A review of the latest cancer prevention guidelines will be provided. Share in a discussion about how you can implement the latest strategies. Sign up at the registers, call 540-343-5652, or email info@roanokenaturalfoods.coop.

Herb Basics

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Westlake Center | 35 Medical Court | Hardy, VA

Carilion Clinic is sponsoring a class on herb basics. The class will include soil preparation and planting demonstration.

This is a free event, and no registration is required.  For additional information, call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Gluten-Free Expo

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
Tanglewood Mall | 4420-A Electric Road | Roanoke, VA 24018

If you are living with gluten sensitivity, gluten intolerance, or celiac disease, the expo is the place to be. The expo will feature vendors with a variety of delicious gluten-free foods to sample, as well as healthcare experts on hand to answer your questions and help you make the healthy choices you need to live a gluten-free lifestyle.

1st Annual Student EKG Screening at Virginia Tech

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where 
Virginia Tech | McComas Hall | Blacksburg, VA

The Ryan Lopynski Big Heart Foundation is committed to the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest in young adults. The Foundation is dedicated to facilitating youth heart screenings and foster awareness to schools, athletes, coaches, families and members of the community. The goal of the Foundation is to save lives and empower others to support the cause.

To learn more about this event, visit http://www.ryanlopynski.org/heart-screenings/college-screenings/college-screenings-time-slots/

 

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.

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