Community Events

St. Joseph’s/ Candler

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

‘Johnny’s Bridges to Hope’ program St. Joseph’s/ Candler offers the Johnny’s Bridges to Hope program for families that have a member that has been diagnosed with mental illness. In this program, a Licensed Master Social Worker is available to provide families with guidance and resources for dealing with a mentally ill family member including one-on-one and family counseling, maximizing a … Continue reading “St. Joseph’s/ Candler”

Support Group for Families Affected by Mental Illness

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

St. Joseph’s/Candler’s Johnny’s Bridges to Hope program offers a Support Group for Families Affected by Mental Illness on the last Wednesday of each month. Group meetings are held in the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at 225 Candler Drive, directly across Reynolds Street from Candler Hospital. A Licensed Master Social Worker will meet with families seeking support in dealing with … Continue reading “Support Group for Families Affected by Mental Illness”

Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 16; 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 21; 12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 23; 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 28; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 30, FitnessOne, third floor, Memorial Outpatient and Wellness Center, Memorial University Medical Center These weekly yoga classes are free for cancer survivors and those in treatment. The classes help with flexibility and balance while also … Continue reading “Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors”

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 15, Conference Room, Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center This group is open to individuals with cancers of the head and neck area and their caregivers. At the meetings, we have a brief discussion from experts in the treatment of head and neck cancer and allow time for … Continue reading “Head and Neck Cancer Support Group”

Cupid’s Arrow Annual Golf Classic

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, November 18, Oldfield Golf Club, Okatie, S.C. This tournament raises funds for the John A. (Jack) Kolbush Memorial Fund. All proceeds benefit pediatric oncology and hematology patients and their families at the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah. The tournament features captain’s choice play with a shotgun start. Golfers enjoy a boxed … Continue reading “Cupid’s Arrow Annual Golf Classic”

Bariatric Surgery Information Session – Statesboro

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, Hampton Inn Statesboro, 350 Brampton Avenue, Statesboro This info session is required as the first step on your weight-loss journey. It is free and open to anybody who is considering having bariatric surgery. For more information, call 912-350- 3438 or visit bariatrics.memorialhealth.com.

Bariatric Surgery Information Sessions – Bluffton

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, Candlewood Suites, 5 Young Clyde Court, Bluffton, S.C. This info session is required as the first step on your weight-loss journey. It is free and open to anybody who is considering having bariatric surgery. For more information, call 912-350- 3438 or visit bariatrics.memorialhealth.com.

Basic Breastfeeding Class

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 28, Memorial University Medical Center This class is designed to educate and support the mother planning to breastfeed. Your support person is encouraged to attend. Topics include preparing to breastfeed, basic breastfeeding concepts, nutrition, and a discussion of common concerns. Issues such as family support for the breastfeeding mother, the father’s role in feeding, … Continue reading “Basic Breastfeeding Class”

Egg Candling Class

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

The Georgia Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspector, Hayley Pitts will conduct an egg candling certification class in Chatham County on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the UGA Extension – Chatham County, 17 Minus Avenue, Garden City, GA 31408. This event is free to attend The training will prepare participants for the written examination, … Continue reading “Egg Candling Class”

Retired And Senior Volunteer Program of EOA

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Share your time and special talents with others, join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of EOA, we need your help to help others. Through RSVP seniors 55 and older serve in various community organizations 1 to 40 hours per week. Choose where you want to serve from the many local agencies we are affiliated with. Qualifications are to be … Continue reading “Retired And Senior Volunteer Program of EOA”