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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
Tuesday 09/05/2017 6:00pm
Tuesday 09/12/2017 6:00pm
Tuesday 09/19/2017 6:00pm
Tuesday 09/26/2017 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
Tuesday 09/05/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

Description

This one-time class is for both mom and dad. Class covers all the basics of taking care of a newborn (umbilical cord care, circumcision care, diaper rash, colic, bathing, burping, bonding, safe sleep and more).

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
Wednesday 09/06/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

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 09/16/2017 9:00am
Saturday 09/23/2017 9:00am
Cost
$50

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

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

Description

American Heart Association Association course that teaches adult, child, and infant CPR/AED and how to relieve choking. Designed for those with limited or no medical training such as parents, grandparents, babysitters and child care providers. Pre-registration is required. Please call 731-512-4095 to register.

For more information or questions about this class, contact Kathie Cothern at 731-512-4095 or at katherine.cothern@wth.org .

Location
Therapy & Learning Center, Building A
32 Garland Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
Date
Wednesday 10/25/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$45
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 11/04/2017 10:00am
Cost
$15 per child or $20 per family

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 11/06/2017 6:00pm
Monday 11/13/2017 6:00pm
Monday 11/20/2017 6:00pm
Monday 11/27/2017 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
Tuesday 11/07/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

Description

Straight Talk is for fathers and sons to establish communication regarding their physical development, reproduction, decision making and other issues as they mature into young men. For boys ages 10-13. 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. Dads attend the first session alone, then sons 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 Mother/Baby Contact at 731-541-6448 or at wcclasses@wth.org .

Location
Women & Children Community Education Classroom
637 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Dates
Tuesday 11/07/2017 6:00pm
Tuesday 11/14/2017 6:00pm
Tuesday 11/21/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$30 per family

Description

This one-time class is for both mom and dad. Class covers all the basics of taking care of a newborn (umbilical cord care, circumcision care, diaper rash, colic, bathing, burping, bonding, safe sleep and more).

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
Wednesday 11/08/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

Description

Cocktail reception to honor the Charity Gala Sponsors and the 2017 Award Recipients. The event is held at the majestic Oakmont Estate, hosting approximately 250 guests each year.

Tickets are $50 per person if you are attending the Charity Gala or $100 per person if you are not attending the Charity Gala.

For more information, contact the Foundation at (731) 984-2140.

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

Location
Oakmont Estate
(Parking at Englewood Baptist Church)
Jackson, TN 38305
Date
Friday 11/10/2017 7:00pm
Cost
$50-$100 per person
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 11/11/2017 9:00am
Saturday 11/18/2017 9:00am
Cost
$50

Description

Join more than 700 guests at Jackson's premier fundraising event - the Charity Gala, on Saturday, November 11. The Gala includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, seated dinner, awards presentation, live music and dancing.

The Charity Gala is the largest fund raising event for the Foundation held annually on the second Saturday of November. Proceeds from the event benefit Ayers Children's Medical Center and Kirkland Cancer Center. Last year's event raised more than $211,000 and has come to be recognized as one of West Tenneesee's "most elegant events."

Tables of eight are available for $1,600 and individual tickets are $200 each. Sponsorships begin at $3,000.

For more information, contact the Foundation at (731) 984-2140 or visit www.thechairtygala.org.

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

Location
Carl Perkins Civic Center
400 South Highland Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
Date
Saturday 11/11/2017 6:00pm
Cost
Tickets begin at $200
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
Monday 12/04/2017 6:00pm
Monday 12/11/2017 6:00pm
Monday 12/18/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$50

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 12/07/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10

Description

This one-time class is for both mom and dad. Class covers all the basics of taking care of a newborn (umbilical cord care, circumcision care, diaper rash, colic, bathing, burping, bonding, safe sleep and more).
For more information or questions about this class, contact Mother/Baby Contact at 731-541-6448 or at wcclasses@wth.org .

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
Tuesday 12/12/2017 6:00pm
Cost
$10