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Community Events

Check back throughout the year to find free health and wellness events on a variety of interesting topics.

 

APRIL

Wednesday, April 8

Stroke Support Group - Topic: Brains in Motion

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Enloe Conference Center, Planetree Room, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

Please welcome Marcia Carter from OLLI, who created "Brains in Motion" for Boomers. Are you in your wonder years? Wonder where your keys are? Marcia has been teaching for 46 years and created this class to help people exercise their brains and bodies to mentally prepare and tackle the tasks of daily living. Marcia is excited to meet our group and help improve memory skills, eye-hand coordination, balance and strength.

Monday, April 13

Healthy Hearts Support Group

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.| Enloe Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Classroom A, 888 Lakeside Village Commons, Building C, Chico, Calif.

Our guest speaker will be Donald Beckwith. Donald is completing an internship with Enloe Medical Center and will graduate this May with a degree in pharmacy. Healthy Hearts is facilitated by the Enloe Heart Program and is open to heart disease patients, their families and the general public. For information, call Ken at (530) 343-2000.

Thursday, April 16

Cancer Discussion Group (Topic: Facing the Financial Challenges of Cancer Care)

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. | Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico, Calif.

Dealing with the financial aspects of cancer care can add stress just when you need it the least. Learn about resources available to help you and tips for keeping on top of it all from guest speaker Micah Browning who has served hundreds of cancer patients and their families as the Lead Financial Coordinator at the Enloe Regional Cancer Center. The Cancer Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more information, call (530) 332-3856.

Thursday, April 16

Report Card on the Affordable Care Act

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.| Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

This is a panel discussion about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on local hospitals, physicians and other health care professionals. Sitting on the panel will be: Dr. Richard Thorp of Paradise Medical Group Inc., Dr. Bill Skeen of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) California, and Amber Kemp of the California Hospital Association. The discussion will be moderated by Mike Wiltermood, CEO and President of Enloe Medical Center. Each panelist will give a presentation, and a discussion with the audience will follow, with an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

Saturday, April 18

Walk With a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Wildwood Park, Chico

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walking just 30 minutes, 5 days a week could earn you a Fleet Feet gift card! Download this walking log so you can track of your walking dates, times and distance.

Wednesday, April 22

Pre-Diabetes Class

5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Check-in, 5 p.m. | Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico

This two-and-a-half-hour class is designed for all adults, whether you think you have diabetes or not. Learn from our health care professionals how to take charge of your health.
The class has a $10 fee. Topics and presenters include:
• Exercise, Jennifer Stuart, Exercise Physiologist
• Healthy Eating, Mary Aram, RD, MS, CDE, Clinical Dietitian
• Goal Setting & Emotional Resources, Aracely Munguia, MSW
• Know Your Numbers, Cathy Reed, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator

The number of adults with type 2 diabetes continues to climb with nearly 10% of Butte County adults now living with this chronic condition. Unfortunately, nearly a third of those individuals don’t know they have diabetes. Take a proactive approach to your health and know your numbers! Register and pay online or call 1-877-365-6363 to register.

MAY

Monday, May 11

Healthy Hearts Support Group

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.| Enloe Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Classroom A, 888 Lakeside Village Commons, Building C, Chico, Calif.

Please check back for the specific topic of this meeting. Healthy Hearts is facilitated by the Enloe Heart Program and is open to heart disease patients, their families and the general public. For information, call Ken at (530) 343-2000.

Saturday, May 16

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Oak Way Park, Chico

This Walk With a Doc will be lead by Neurologist Paramjit Singh, MD, and will focus on stroke awareness. Please check back for the location. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walking just 30 minutes, 5 days a week could earn you a Fleet Feet gift card! Download this walking log so you can track of your walking dates, times and distance.

Thursday, May 21

Cancer Discussion Group (Topic: Cancer Prevention)

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. | Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico, Calif.

Join guest speaker, Oncologist/Hematologist William Bonis, MD, for a discussion on current research and practical tips related to cancer prevention. The Cancer Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more information, call (530) 332-3856.

 

JUNE

Thursday, June 18

Cancer Discussion Group (Topic: Inspiration for the Cancer Journey)

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. | Enloe Conference Center, 1528 Esplanade, Chico, Calif.

Inspiration brings us comfort and uplifts our spirit. What inspires each of us is different, but the results are the same—we feel stronger for the journey. Join us as we explore inspiration as a powerful way to cope.The Cancer Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more information, call (530) 332-3856.

Saturday, June 20

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Community Park, Chico

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walking just 30 minutes, 5 days a week could earn you a Fleet Feet gift card! Download this walking log so you can track of your walking dates, times and distance.

 

JULY

Saturday, July 18

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Hooker Oak Park, Chico

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walking just 30 minutes, 5 days a week could earn you a Fleet Feet gift card! Download this walking log so you can track of your walking dates, times and distance.

AUGUST

Tuesday, August 11

World Breastfeeding Week Event

Please check back soon for details.

Saturday, August 15

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | DeGarmo Park, Chico

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walking just 30 minutes, 5 days a week could earn you a Fleet Feet gift card! Download this walking log so you can track of your walking dates, times and distance.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 19

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Baroni Park, Chico

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! In this second year of the program, we have partnered with Butte Glenn Medical Society Alliance to bring together more physicians and participants and have expanded it to take place on the third Saturday of every month.

Friday, September 25

30th Annual Enloe Foundation Golf Tournament

Butte Creek Country Club

Please save the date and check back for details on this popular fund-raising event.

 

OCTOBER

Saturday, October 17

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Hancock Park, Chico

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walking just 30 minutes, 5 days a week could earn you a Fleet Feet gift card! Download this walking log so you can track of your walking dates, times and distance.

 

NOVEMBER

Saturday, November 21

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Children's Park

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! In this second year of the program, we have partnered with Butte Glenn Medical Society Alliance to bring together more physicians and participants and have expanded it to take place on the third Saturday of every month.

 

DECEMBER

Saturday, December 19

Walk with a Doc

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. | Chico Mall (Enter on the Springfield Drive side near DeVon’s Jewelers and look for the “Walk with a Doc” sign.)

Please check back for the topic and doctor who will lead this Walk with a Doc. Each month a doctor from a different specialty will lead a walk and give a health-inspiring message. All ages and abilities are welcome! Walking just 30 minutes, 5 days a week could earn you a Fleet Feet gift card! Download this walking log so you can track of your walking dates, times and distance.


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Continuing Education

Health care professionals: Looking for CE opportunities? Visit www.enloe.org/ce.