Southeastern Hospice to host annual Spring Fling event May 3

LUMBERTON, NC – Southeastern Hospice will host its annual Spring Fling event-this year themed Fashion Forward-on Tuesday, May 3, at Osterneck Auditorium across from the public library in Downtown Lumberton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and shopping for unique graduation, Mother’s Day and wedding gifts. A fashion show by Sisters’ Boutique and a live auction will follow starting at 7 p.m. All funds from the event will benefit Southeastern Hospice’s in-home patients and families as well as those at Southeastern Hospice House. Profits will also assist with Camp Care, a day-long bereavement experience for youth trying to cope with the death of a loved one. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door or by contacting Sheryl Taylor at 734-2436 or email at taylor25@southeasternhealth.org. Southeastern Hospice is an affiliate of Southeastern Health. For more information about hospice or Camp Care, logon to http://www.southeasternhealth.org/hospicehouse

“Swing for Good Health” golf tournament
Golfers playing in Southeastern Health Foundation’s annual golf tournament on Thursday, May 5 at Pinecrest Country Club will support local health care while having fun. All proceeds from the tournament will fund medical, nursing and allied health scholarships for students who plan to work locally after their training is complete. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. The tournament format is SuperBall/Captain’s Choice. Cost is $75 per person. The fee includes mulligan and ladies’ tees, cart, refreshments, lunch and prizes. A silver sponsorship is $125 and includes publicity and corporate recognition. A gold sponsorship is $250 and includes entry fees for two players and corporate recognition. Platinum sponsorships are available for $500 and include entry fees for four players and corporate recognition. Cash prizes will be awarded to tournament players. Call (910) 671-5583 for more information.

Nutrition session: Fiber 101
Community Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will present a program on the benefits of fiber on Friday, May 6 at 8:30 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center (C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Open house/garden party
Southeastern Health will host an open house, ribbon cutting and garden party on the grounds of WoodHaven Nursing, Alzheimer’s and Rehabilitation Center on Monday, May 9 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. The event will mark the opening of the Southeastern Rehabilitation WoodHaven short-term rehab wing as well as WoodHaven’s Garden Path to Healing garden on the grounds. A ribbon cutting will be held in conjunction with the Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce at 3:30 p.m. at the rear entrance to the facility. Light refreshments will be served and tours of the short-term rehab wing will include artwork by local children as part of the Robeson County Arts Council’s Wee the Little People project. The garden party will include of live music, tea and lemonade.

Breakfast at Biggs Park Mall: Eye disease
Learn about your good health and enjoy a healthy breakfast on Tuesday, May 10 at 8 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center (C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Dr. Brian Naig of EyeWorks will present a program on The four main types of eye disease. The event is sponsored by Biggs Park Mall and C.H.E.C. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Free blood sugar screens
Have your blood sugar checked for free on Thursday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center (C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Nutrition session: Eat right for your sight
Community Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will present a program on eating for healthy vision on Friday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center(C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Breakfast at Biggs Park Mall: Depression
Learn about your good health and enjoy a healthy breakfast on Tuesday, May 17 at 8 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center (C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Psychiatrist Dr. Mandeep Kaur of Southeastern Recovery Alternatives will present a program on Depression. The event is sponsored by Biggs Park Mall and C.H.E.C. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Free blood pressure screens
Have your blood pressure checked for free on Thursday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Piggly Wiggly in Maxton, N.C. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Walk with a Doc: Skin cancer
Southeastern Health’s Walk with a Doc series will host a program about colon cancer awareness on Thursday, May 19 at 11 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center (C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Physician Assistant and Lead Patient Navigator Catherine Gaines will present a brief program on skin cancer prevention and detection followed by a walk around the interior of the mall. The event is sponsored by Gibson Cancer Center and C.H.E.C., affiliates of Southeastern Health, and Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call (910) 671-5768.

Nutrition session: Gluten free diet
Community Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will present a program on planning a gluten free diet on Friday, May 20 at 8:30 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center(C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Lunch and Learn: Stress management
Learn about your good health and enjoy a healthy lunch on Tuesday, May 24 at 11:00 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center (C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Clinical Exercise Physiologist Candace Langston of Southeastern Cardiopulmonary Rehab will present a program on stress management and exercise. The event is sponsored by Biggs Park Mall and C.H.E.C. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

Gibson Cancer Center Open House
Southeastern Health will host an open house at Gibson Cancer Center (GCC) on Wednesday, May 25 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The event will mark the grand re-opening of the entire center following a fire in June 2015 that severely damaged its radiation oncology wing and required the temporary relocation of its medical oncology unit. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served and tours will be provided of the renovated center. GCC is located at 1200 Pine Run Drive in Lumberton.

Information session: Foot health
Southeastern Wound Healing Center Manager Kathy Hansen will present a program on diabetic foot ulcers on Thursday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center (C.H.E.C.) beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call (910) 671-9393.

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