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Description

Third annual TN Rhythm Run in Jackson, Tennessee The event will feature two races: a half marathon and 5K. This year, we have also added the Miracle Mile - an untimed one mile walk/run for survivors and supporters.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Friends of Heart, which supports the patients and staff of West Tennessee Heart & Vascular Center.

For more details or to register, visit www.tnrhythmrun.org

For more information or questions about this event, contact Beth Koffman at 731-984-2144 or at beth.koffman@wth.org .

Location
Lift Wellness Center
101 Jackson Walk Plaza
Jackson, TN 38305
Date
Saturday 09/30/2017 7:00am
Cost
$25 - 5K $65 - Half marathon
Description

BabyBlast and KidSplosion is a fun, educational event for children of all ages, their parents, expectant parents and the community. It is designed for them to gain
knowledge regarding children's health and safety, healthy pregnancy, as well as resources and businesses that are available in our West Tennessee community.

For more information or questions about this event, contact Lynda Snider at 731-541-4948 or at lynda.snider@wth.org .


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Location
Jackson Fairgrounds Park
800 South Highland Ave.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Saturday 09/30/2017 10:00am
Cost
This is a free event.
Description

Disease Management Event

The conference will feature Dr. Lee Murray, MD, West Tennessee Neuroscience and Spine. Dr. Murray’s presentation, “Alzheimer’s Disease…the Basics,” will offer information about diagnosis and stages of the disease. Attendees can also expect to gain valuable information from various topic discussions including: Basics of Alzheimer’s, Coping, Living/Care Options, Legal and Financial Information and Medications.

For more information or questions about this event, contact Regina Smith at 731-541-8757 or at regina.smith@wth.org .

Location
J Walter Barnes Conference Center
620 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Thursday 10/05/2017 6:30pm
Cost
This is a free event.

Description

Come together to remember precious babies gone too soon with a memorial service and a walk through our Serenity Garden.

For more information or questions about this event, contact Judy Arrington at 731-541-4947 or at Judy.Arrington@wth.org .


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Location
J Walter Barnes Conference Center
620 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Sunday 10/08/2017 2:00pm
Cost
This is a free event.
Description

A 2-day event (Oct 11&12;). A bra event. Get your sparkle on with the return of our sparkle-backed breast forms for breast cancer patients. Call to schedule your fit appointment today 731-541-1710. You can win a 2-day Getaway.

Location
Kirkland Cancer Center
720 W. Forest Ave.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Wednesday 10/11/2017 10:00am
Cost
This is a free event.
Description

Girl Talk is designed for moms and their pre-adolescent daughters to learn together about increased communication and issues they will face as they transition from a girl into a young woman. Topics discussed include body changes, reproduction, decision making, and family values. For girls ages 9-12. The four weekly sessions are two hours each and present factual information about sexuality and the promoting of self esteem. This class encourages the importance of open communication within the family. Moms attend the first session alone, then daughters join them for the remaining three classes. Pre-registration is required. To register please call 731-541-6448.

For more information or questions about this class, contact Judy Arrington at 731-541-4947 or at Judy.Arrington@wth.org .

Location
Women & Children Community Education Classroom
637 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Dates
Monday 10/02/2017 6:00pm
Monday 10/09/2017 6:00pm
Monday 10/16/2017 6:00pm
Monday 10/23/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$30 per family
Description

A one-time class that prepares women and their support person for breastfeeding. Topics covered include what to expect for the first several weeks and beyond, importance of good positioning
and latch, pumping, hand expression and how your support person can help with breastfeeding. Taught by a Registered Nurse.

For more information or questions about this class, contact Mother/Baby Contact at 731-541-6448 or at wcclasses@wth.org .

Location
LL Classroom 2 at JMCGH
620 Skyline Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Thursday 10/05/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

Description

Those soon-to-be big brothers and sisters will learn what their role will be when their new baby arrives. Children will learn about newborn behavior and basic baby care, along with touring the Women's Center. Each child will receive a T-shirt that proudly states "I'm the big brother/sister." For ages three and up. Please call to register. 731-541-6448

For more information or questions about this class, contact Mother/Baby Contact at 731-541-6448 or at wcclasses@wth.org .

Location
LL Classroom 2 at JMCGH
620 Skyline Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Saturday 10/07/2017 10:00am
Cost
This is a free class.

Description

These classes are designed for the expectant mother and her labor partner to provide instruction on breathing, relaxation, and coping techniques for use during labor with or without medication. Become familiar with the stages and variations of labor including back labor, c-section, induction, and epidural delivery using instruction, video, and interactive floor activities. This class includes a tour of the Labor and Delivery area at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. One evening class weekly for either three or four weeks or a two part Saturday series is also offered.

For more information or questions about this class, contact Mother/Baby Contact at 731-541-6448 or at wcclasses@wth.org .

Location
LL Classroom 2 at JMCGH
620 Skyline Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
Dates
Saturday 10/14/2017 9:00am
Saturday 10/21/2017 9:00am
Cost
$50

Description

This class teaches youth ages 11-14 how to be a responsible baby sitter. Safety is emphasized as well as how to keep the children and the parents happy. Also learn how to start and maintain your own babysitting business.

For more information or questions about this class, contact Mother/Baby Contact at 731-541-6448 or at wcclasses@wth.org .

Location
Women & Children Community Education Classroom
637 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Saturday 10/21/2017 9:00am
Cost
$15