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We offer FREE events and webinars each month, although registration may be required for some events.  Click links to register.

June 2017

June 6 - Halt the Heat!  Keep Cool and Save A Bundle (webinar) 3PM-3:30PM 

June 6 - Diabetes Support Group, 4PM-5PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC, 1st Floor Boardroom.  Do you or a loved one have diabetes?  If so, this group is for you!  Join us monthly as we discuss helpful tips about how to manage diabetes better and get support from others with diabetes.  Contact Aubrey Delaney at 919.560.7180 or adelaney@dconc.gov for more information.

June 7 - Plantar Fasciitis (webinar) 10AM-10:30AM

June 8 - Stay Quit Support Group, 5:30PM-6:30PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC, 1st Floor Boardroom.  Have you quit smoking and are trying to stay quit?  Are you currently a smoker who wants to quit?  If so, join us!  This is a FREE drop-in monthly support group.  Find support in quitting and learn how to handle possible stumbling blocks along the way.  Sign up at http://tinyurl.DurhamStayQuit or contact Natalie Rich at 919.560.7895 or nrich@dconc.gov for more information.

June 8 - Board of Health Meeting, 5PM-7PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC)

June 13 - Saving Our Children:  Firearm Safety (webinar) 10AM-10:30AM

June 13 - All In My Head?  Or Is It:  Help for Headaches (webinar) 2PM-2:30PM

June 13 - What's the 411:  Diabetes and Eye Health, 4PM-5:30PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room A.  Free workshop about how to keep your eyes healthy, how diabetes affects eye health, and how to decrease you risk of eye disease.  Dinner included.  Registration required.  Register HERE or contact Aubrey Delaney at 919.560.7180 or adelaney@dconc.gov.

June 17 - Grant Writing Workshop - Part 1 (For faith-based and not-for-profit organizations) 10AM-NOON, East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane.  If you don't have much experience with writing grants, here is an opportunity to learn the basics.  This free workshop has been revised into two parts based on participant requests for more time.  Part One will cover the basic and give more practice and assistance with formulating ideas and content for grant proposals.  It will also give the basics of how to locate potential funding opportunities.  Part Two will cover how to draft a grant from start to finish and spend more time in the area of budgets and evaluation.  Participants from the first workshop will be invited to attend Part Two for a complete training with hands-on guidance.  Please register by June 9, 2017.  If you attempt to register before this date and have difficulties, call 919.560.7771.  Click HERE to register.

June 19 - Sleep Deprivation and Being Overweight (webinar) 10AM-10:45AM

June 20 - Fitness is the New Funning (webinar) 10AM-10:30AM

June 20 - Staying Active with Arthritis (webinar) 11AM-11:30AM

June 21 - July 26 (Wednesdays) Living Healthy with Diabetes, 10AM-NOON, Register for this FREE six-week workshop to learn how to better manage your diabetes - whether you have been recently diagnosed or have had the condition for a while.  During the workshop, learn to:  manage symptoms, lessen your frustration and deal with stress, fight fatigue, build your confidence, eat healthy, monitor your blood sugar, and comunicate effectively with your doctor and other healthcare professionals.  For more information or to register contact Chelsea Hawkins at 919.560.7223 or chawkins@dconc.gov

June 21 - Summer Fitness Safety Tips (webinar) 11:30AM-NOON

June 22 - Fitness is the New Funning (webinar) 3PM-3:30PM

June 22 - Surprising Facts About Smoking (webinar) 2PM-2:30PM

June 22 - On the Road Again:  Traveling Healthier and More Efficient (webinar) 2PM-2:30PM

June 27 - All In My Head?  Or Is It:  Help for Headaches (webinar) 10AM-10:30AM


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