Health Calendar

Posted on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 6:52 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 HopeRecoveryCenter, 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 MorristownRegionalCancerCenter 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 HopeRecoveryCenter ,233 Main St., in Morristown. The group offers 12-step recovery help for families and friends of addicts.

December 2

1 p.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 7 p.m. inside the SneedvilleCommunity Center, Obie Street. For more information, call MedicRegionalBloodCenter at 865-524-3074.

December 5

10 a.m. LECTURE: FALL PREVENTION until 11 a.m. at the Roby Fitzgerald Adult Center at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville with guest speaker Kelly Jones, community nurse liaison for Takoma Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call Tina Chudina at 423-798-8110.

December 6

10 a.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER BLOOD DRIVE until 1 p.m. at RogersvilleCity Hall. For more information, call 423-224-5888 or visit www.marshblood.com.

11 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church, 400 W. Main St., Greeneville. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

2 p.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Rogersville. For more information, call 423-224-5888 or visit www.marshblood.com.

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

December 9

6 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 2 p.m. at Barrette Outdoor Living in Greeneville. For more information, call MedicRegionalBloodCenter at 865-524-3074.

4 p.m. HOLIDAY HEALTH FAIR until 6 p.m. at TakomaRegionalHospital in Greeneville. This year’s theme is “Diabetes and Heart Health.” The health fair is not just for diabetics. In additional to information about preventing heart disease, the fair will include food, giveaways, door prizes and vouchers for free blood work. For more information, call Louisa Hammer at423-636-0308.

December 10

10 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 1 p.m. at Laughlin Healthcare Center, 801 E. McKee St., Greeneville. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

11 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Walgreens, 1959 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown. For more information, call Medic Regional Blood Center at 865-524-3074.

3 p.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 5 p.m. at the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 2600 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown. For more information, call MedicRegionalBloodCenter at 865-524-3074.

December 13

8 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 5 p.m. at NationalFitnessCenter in Morristown. For more information, call MedicRegionalBloodCenter at 865-524-3074.

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, visit www.knoxvillejbr.org.

10 a.m. MEDIC BLOOD DRIVE until 5 p.m. at Burke’s Outlet, 1317 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville. For more information, call MedicRegionalBloodCenter at 865-524-3074.

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