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Village Hospital, Spartanburg Regional health calendar

Published on Friday, May 25, 2012

The updated calendar of events provided by Village Hospital and Spartanburg Regional Hospital.

Village Hospital

Nicotine Anonymous

Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Village Hospital Meeting Room One

Nicotine Anonymous is a weekly support group dedicated to those who have a desire to stop using tobacco. This casual meeting is free and open to the public. No registration is required. For more information, call the Joe R. Utley Heart Resource Center at 864-560-4472.

Mobile Mammography Unit Dates

Women are invited to schedule appointments for mammograms on Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s mobile mammography unit at the following locations by calling 864-560-7999. Please bring your insurance card and identification to your appointment.

Wednesday, May 30: Inman Family Practice, 12230 Asheville Highway, Inman

Tuesday, June 6: Food Lion, 1130 W. Cherokee St., Blacksburg

Wednesday, June 7: Family Physicians at 290, 1575 E. Main St., Duncan

Thursday, June 8: Wal-Mart, 165 Walton Drive, Gaffney

Tuesday, June 27: Inman Family Practice, 12230 Asheville Highway, Inman

GoDriveRun

Saturday, June 2

Race begins at 5 p.m., Kids’ race at 6 p.m.

Fluor Field, Greenville

Sponsored by the Village Hospital, this family-friendly 5k follows the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville. Participants receive a T-shirt, a meal voucher and a ticket to the evening’s Greenville Drive game, all for a registration fee of $34. Register at go-driverun.com.

All Right Now! Solving Shoulder, Hip and Knee Pain

Tuesday, June 12

6:30 p.m.

Village at Pelham

Medical Office Building Community Center

Problems affecting a woman’s major joints can cause constant pain, prevent you from engaging in activities you love, and keep you from the work you need to do. Frank Armocida, M.D., of Village Orthopaedic Surgery, will lead the discussion on medications, bracing, therapy and surgery, when non-surgical treatments are not enough. Find out what women’s orthopaedic options are and what is available to you. Register online.

Spartanburg Regional Hospital

Grief Support Group

Tuesdays through June 26

10-11:30 a.m.

Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home

Grief support groups provide a safe and supportive environment to talk about thoughts, feelings, and to find support. The groups meet for six weeks. Call 560-5641 to register.

Medical Weight Loss Information Session

Tuesday, May 29

4 p.m.

Weight Loss Services, 100 East Wood Street, Suite 202

This free session provides in-depth information about the Spartanburg Regional Hospital System medical weight loss programs, including the new Rapid Weight Loss plan, Healthy Lifestyles plan and the 9-and 18-week Optifast plans. These programs are designed for long-term, sustained weight loss and include vitamins, supplements, and counseling, both group and individual. For more information, call 560-7070.

Safe Kids Car Seat Inspection

Thursday, May 31, 2-5 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Parking Lot

Safe Kids Spartanburg urges parents and caregivers to make sure their child safety seats are properly installed in their vehicles at the Safe Kids Inspection Station. Safe Kids will have certified child passenger safety technicians available to provide hands-on instruction on installing car seats and booster seats. Please call 560-6845 to make an appointment.

Cancer Survivors Day

Sunday, June 3, 2 – 5 p.m.

Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

Gibbs Cancer Center is hosting its annual Cancer Survivors Day. This free event includes food, music and dance. All cancer survivors are invited to attend with their caregiver.

Express Yourself: A Creative Grief Workshop for Kids

Tuesdays, June 5-June 26

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home

The loss of a loved one leads to emotional trauma for anyone no matter what the age group. Children, however, are most at risk for long-term psychological harm especially if they do not have strong support groups behind them. Join the creative Express Yourself group for kids 6-12, where friendships, feelings, and creativity come together. To sign up and find out more, contact Elizabeth van Delden, LISW-CP, bereavement manager at 864-560-3856. Space will be limited!

 

Businesses mentioned in this article.

Pelham Medical Center, Village at Pelham Hospital

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