FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Erica Cline at 706/828-2225.
University Hospital Plans Educational, Special Events
February 18, 2009 (AUGUSTA, GA) – University Hospital wants people to live healthier lives, which is why we offer a wide variety of educational classes, screenings and support groups.
Here’s a look at upcoming classes and special events at University Hospital:
- Colorectal Cancer: Prevention is Possible – Get Screened
Barry Jenkins, M.D., Colorectal Surgeon
Thursday, March 19 • 6-7:30 p.m.
Savannah Rapids Pavilion
Grand Rapids Ballroom
3300 Evans to Locks Road, Evans
Free. Dinner will be served, and reservations are required.
Register online at www.universityhealth.org/calendar or call 706/828-2502 or toll free 866/591-2502.
- Baby U: Common Illnesses During Your Baby’s First Year
Katie Minton, M.D., Pediatrician
Tuesday, March 10 • 6:30-8 p.m.
University Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms 1-3
Free. Dinner will be served, and reservations are required. Call 706/774-2825.
- University Hospital's Annual Celebration of Life Luncheon Honoring Cancer Survivors
Guest Speaker: motivational speaker Manuel Diotte
Sunday, June 7 • 12:30 p.m.
Augusta Marriott Hotel
2 10th St.
Reservations required. For cancer survivors and ONE guest over the age of 14. Space is limited. Register online at www.universityhealth.org/calendar or call 706/828-2502 or toll free 866/591-2502.
Motivational speaker Manuel Diotte is known in the business world for becoming the youngest realtor in the United State in 1987 at the age of 18, but now he uses his personal experience with cancer to help individuals grow both professionally and personally. As a survivor of childhood cancer, Manuel uses humor to uplift and inspire his audience with his wonderful true-life story of love, hope, faith and courage.
- POPS! Under the Stars
Join University Health Care System for this free annual community event.
Saturday, May 9 • 6:30 p.m.
University Health Care System’s Evans Campus
447 North Belair Road
Featuring the Augusta Symphony
Bring blankets or chairs.
For more information, log on to www.universityhealth.org or www.augustasymphony.org.
In the event of rain, the concert will be held at West Acres Baptist Church, 555 Gibbs Road, Evans.