Health Calendar

Posted on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:33 pm

Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net

The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353.

Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on Fridays at New Hope Recovery Center, 233 Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353.

The Covenant HomeCare Hospital Grief Support Groups meets from 10 to 11 a.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Morristown Regional Cancer Center at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. For more information, call 1-877-334-4500.

The Nar-Anon Family Support Group meets at 8 p.m. every Thursday at New Hope Recovery Center ,233 Main St., in Morristown. The group offers 12-step recovery help for families and friends of addicts.

November 11

11 a.m. LECTURE: DIABETIC FOOT CARE until noon at the Volunteer Conference Center at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. Physician Assistant Michael Franklin will discuss how diabetics can prevent vascular complications. Reservations are requested, but not required. For more information or to register, call Louisa Hammer at 423-636-0308.

November 14

7:30 p.m. BENEFIT CONCERT: AMY GRANT at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. Proceeds from the concert will be used to purchase defibrillators for Takoma Regional Hospital. Tickets are $50 per person for orchestra and mezzanine seating and $40 for balcony seating. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or visit www.npacgreeneville.com.

November 15

10 a.m. FALL HEALTH FAIR until 2 p.m. at the Jefferson City Public Library features free dental, vision, blood pressure and blood typing screenings. There will also be educational programs, including CPR classes, nutrition, disaster readiness, safety, car seat check points, breast cancer and more.

November 18

10 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Laughlin Memorial Hospital in Greeneville. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

10 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

November 19

11 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 7 p.m. at Papa John’s, 617 Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

November 21

10 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Morristown. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

November 22

10 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Morristown. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

10 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Newport. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074.

December 6

4:30 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM SENIOR CONNECT DINNER and live entertainment with James Rogers until 6:30 p.m. at Rose Center in Morristown. The cost is $10 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, call 423-492-6868.

December 14

8:30 a.m. 23rd ANNUAL JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS until 11 a.m. at Market Square in Knoxville to benefit the Arthritis Foundation.More than 2,200 participants are expected to take part this year’s 10K timed fun run, 5K timed fun run and one-mile walk. University of Tennessee campus mascot, Smokey, has been chosen as this year’s dog honoree because dogs get arthritis, too. For more information, visist www.knoxvillejbr.org.

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