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Free Blood Pressure Checks

Farmville Public Library, 4276 West Church St., Farmville, NC 27828
Free blood pressure and wellness checks will be provided by Vidant Health from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Saturday, September 19 at the library. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins welcome.

David Miller (dmiller@farmville-nc.com, (252) 753 3355)


Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer

Carolina Breast Imaging, 990 Johns Hopkins Drive, Greenville, NC 27834
The Cancer Support Community will sponsor a free workshop on Wednesday November 4 6:30-8:30pm concerning current lung cancer treatment strategies, management of side-effects, and tools for survivorship. Featured speaker is Teresa Parent, Oncology Certified Nurse and Thoracic Nurse Navigator with Vidant Cancer Care. Advance registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

For details and registration leave a message at 252-493-6493 or visit www.cancersupportcommunity.org


Healthy Corners Halifax County

Weldon, NC
I am writing to invite you to a legislative event that will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Town Hall in Weldon, NC 1pm - 3pm. During this event, you will have an opportunity to speak with constituents and learn more about the Healthy Food Access Campaign. You will also receive individual personalize invites to the event from ABC2 Youth Team.

A Better Chance, A Better Community, Inc.(ABC2) is a nonprofit whose mission is to provide the Roanoke Valley community with innovative opportunities and resources to foster community development, youth empowerment and healthy living activities through a sense of culture, ideas, community and awareness. The Healthy Food Access Campaign in Halifax County is to help improve overall health through awareness and education. Also to provide a safe space to have the conversation about Food Deserts and Healthy Corners with sustainable opportunities to increase access to fresh produce throughout the county.

We value your commitment to improving our community and would be honored to have you at our event.

Please feel free to respond via email or contact me at the info below.


Chester B. Williams
252-365-9287



14th Annual Winning With Diabetes Conference 2015

ECU-East Carolina Heart Institute
Speakers, Vendors, Free Screenings all related to Diabetes.


Kristen Brooks


Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultants FREE Diabetes School

Mar 29, 2014 8:30am to 12:15pm

The History Place, 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557
Our free Diabetes School is for those with diabetes, their families, and those at risk of developing diabetes. Call and sign up today so you can be on the way to being supplied with the knowledge and the skills necessary to achieve and maintain good health and minimize complications with your diabetes. Admission is free, but seating is limited.

For more information please contact our office at (252) 222-5700, ext. 102


Health Fair

Apr 12, 2014 --

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We will have different health stations. Have your blood pressure taken. Check your cholesterol, Healthy supplements to help you lose weight and many other stations not named yet.

http://www.ChristopherdonGray.com


20th Annual Hamstring Hustle

Apr 5, 2014 9:00am

Greenville NC, ECU Brody School of Medicine Health Sciences Building
The 20th Annual Hamstring Hustle is a race sponsored by the Brody School of Medicine to benefit ECU Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center

Nicholena (Nikki) Etxegoien
etxegoienn13@students.ecu.edu