Health Calendar

Posted on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7:27 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.

February 2

1 p.m. FREE VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASS at Morristown Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 360 W. Economy Rd., Morristown. The theme of the class will be soups. See cooking demonstrations, eat a light lunch and hear a health presentation by Dr. Daniel Castro. The cooking class is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Registration is limited to 50 participants. The deadline to register is Jan. 30. For more information or to register, call 423-248-2921.

February 3

8 a.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 2 p.m. at Cherokee High School in Rogersville. For more information, call 423-408-7500 or 276-679-4669 or visit www.marshblood.com.

11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Walgreens on East Andrew Johnson Highway in Greeneville. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074.

February 4

8 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 11 a.m. at Chevrolet of Morristown, 5320 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074.

11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. in the basement at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 475 N. Highway 92, Jefferson City. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074.

11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Family Discount Drugs, 702 W. Highway 25/70, Newport. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074.

1 p.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Lakeway Container, 5715 Superior Dr., Morristown. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074.

6 p.m. STROKE SUPPORT GROUP GAME NIGHT until 8 p.m. in the Everett and Carolyn Coolidge Volunteer Conference Center at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations not required. For more information or to register, call Jamila Darwish at 423-636-0453.

February 6

10 a.m. LECTURE: MANAGING MENOPAUSE WITH NUTRITION until 11 a.m. at the Roby Fitzgerald Adult Center at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. Dr. Joseph Kretschmar will discuss foods to protect bone health, battle mood swings, stave off weight gain and soothe hot flashes. For more information, call Tina Chudina at 423-798-8110.

February 10

11 a.m. HEART HEALTHY FOOD DEMO AND TASTING until noon with Chef Deidra Harruff at Takoma Regional Hospital. Reservations are requested but not required. For more information or to register, call Louisa Hammer at 423-636-0308.

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