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

April 2017

March 6 - April 25 (Mondays) Matter of Balance Workshop Series, 1:30PM-2:30PM, Durham Center for or email e, 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.

April 4 - 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.

April 6 - 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.

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. 

April 12 - Smiling is Good for Your Health (webinar) 11AM-11:30AM

April 13 - Arthritis & Rheumatoir Conditions (webinar) 3PM-3:45PM

April 13 - Board of Health Meeting, 5PM-7PM, Human Services Building, 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC)

April 18 - Hypertension (webinar) 2PM-2:30PM

April 19 - Ladies Let's Lift:  Lift Weight to Lose Weight (webinar) 10AM-10:45AM

April 20 - The HUD Rule:  Did you know that public housing is going smoke-free? (webinar) 2PM-2:30PM

April 22 - Men on the Move Community Walk, 9AM-10AM, Healthy Mile Trail Walk, Holton Career and Resource Center, Corner of Driver Avenue and Taylor Street

April 25 - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) (webinar) 3PM-3:30PM

April 26 - Ladies Let's Lift:  Hormones, Bones, and Improved Mental Zones (webinar) 10AM-10:45AM

April 29 - Bystander CPR (Hands Only) 1:30PM-2PM or 2:15PM-2:45PM, Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road. Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives. Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don't receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. As a bystander, don't be afraid. Your actions can only help. Attend this training as a beginner or if you need a refresher – so you can be the bystander who provides life-saving care until professional responders arrive.  Sign up today for one of the following time slots:    1:30-2:00pm OR 2:15-2:45pm   To register, call 919-560-7771.

May 8 - Durham County Health Ministry Network Meeting 6PM-7:30PM, Durham County Human Services, 414 E. Main Street.  Are you part of a faith-based organization looking for health-related resources for your church in Durham?  Join the Durham County Health Ministry Network!  Visit the Network website www.durhamhealthministry.org for training schedules and other events.  If your organization would like to be part of the Network, contact Willa Robinson Allen at 919.560.7771 or wrobinson@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.


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