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

March 2017

March 2 - 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.

March 6 - April 25 (Mondays) Matter of Balance Workshop Series, 1:30PM-2:30PM, Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Avenue.  Join us for an award-winning program designed to prevent falls and increase activity levels.  This FREE eight-week workshop series is for anyone who is concerned about falls and wants to improve balance, flexibility and strength.  For information or to register, contact Joyce Page at 919.560.7109 or jpage@dconc.gov.

March 7 - 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.

March 9 - What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer (webinar) 10AM-10:30AM

March 9 - Board of Health Meeting, 5PM-7PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC)

March 11 - Grant Writing Workshop (for faith-based and not-for-profit organizations) 10AM-12:30PM, Southwest Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Avenue, Durham, NC 27713, If you do not have much experience with writing grants, this is an opportunity to learn the basics.  This FREE workshop covers how to find potential funding opportunities and how to draft a grant from start to finish.  The workshop is open for representatives of faith-based and not for profit organizations who register by March 4, 2017.  If you attempt to register before this date and have difficulties, call 919.560.7771.  Click HERE to register.

March 13 - Durham County Health Ministry Network (for faith-based organizations) 6PM-7:30PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC.  Are you part of a faith-based organization looking for health-related resources for your faith-based organization in Durham?  If so, attend a meeting and maybe join the Durham County Health Ministry Network!  Membership is free and you will be able to participate in trainings, community events and grant opportunities. For more information, call Willa Robinson Allen at 560-7771 or contact through email wrobinson@dconc.gov.

March 14 - Colorectal Conditions (webinar) 10AM-10:45AM

March 14 - Shopping Matters Grocery Store Tour, 10AM-11:30AM, Food Lion, 3500 N. Roxboro Road, Durham, NC.  Attend this FREE interactive grocery store tour if you are interested in learning how to make informed decisions about food while you shop for groceries. The tour will discuss skills such as buying fruits and vegetables on a budget; comparing unit prices to find bargains; reading food labels etc. If you want to attend this grocery store tour sponsored by the Durham Diabetes Coalition, contact Nasim Youssefi at 919-560-7890 or email nayoussefi@dconc.gov Registration is required.  Space is limited. 
 
March 15 - How to Raise Drug and Alcohol-free Kids (webinar) 10AM-10:30AM

March 15 - Endometriosis (webinar) 4PM-4:30PM

March 18 - Colorectal Cancer:  Preventable, Treatable, Beatable, 2PM-3:30PM, South Regional Library, 4505 South Alston Avenue, Durham, NC.  Colorectal cancer is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening.  Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases with advancing age.  Join us for this event to learn about this condition and what you can do to reduce your risks!  Register today by calling 919-560-7771 or click the link.

March 21 - Surviving Sniffle Season (webinar) 2PM-2:30PM

March 22 - Sleep!  It Does the Body GOOD! (webinar) 3PM-3:45PM

March 23 - Appreciate the Art-ery (webinar) 10AM-10:30AM

March 23 - Operation Medicine Drop 10AM-2PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC.  In recognition of National Poison Prevention Week, sponsored by SafeKids, this event allows anyone to bring any expired or unused prescription drugs for us to dispose.

March 28 - What's the 411:  Diabetes and Nutrition 10AM-NOON, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC, Conference Room A.  Join this informative session to learn more about diabetes and nutrition.  This FREE workshop will include information about how to use food labels to make better food choices and how to create a colorful plate at each meal.  A registered dietitian will discuss healthy meal ideas and also answer nutrition-related questions.  There will also be a recipe taste test.  Lunch will be provided.  Registration is required.  Contact Chelsea Hawkins at 919.560.7223 or chawkins@dconc.gov for more information and to register.  You can also register at http://tinyurl.com/411Nutrition.

March 28 - Are You at Risk for Type II Diabetes? (webinar) 2PM-2:30PM

April 11 - Shopping Matters Grocery Store Tour, 10AM-11:30AM, Food Lion, 2000 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC.  Attend this FREE interactive grocery store tour if you are interested in learning how to make informed decisions about food while you shop for groceries. The tour will go over skills such as buying fruits and vegetables on a budget; comparing unit prices to find bargains; reading food labels etc. If you want to attend this grocery store tour sponsored by the Durham Diabetes Coalition, contact Nasim Youssefi   at 919-560-7890 or email nayoussefi@dconc.gov   Registration is required.  Space is limited.   

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