Events and happenings in July


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Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be yoga at the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. For more information about the yoga program see the accompanying story.


Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be Tai Chi at the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. For more about the Tai Chi program see the accompanying story.


Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be the “Walk With Us” program at Liberty Park in Spartanburg on Friday, July 21 from 12:15-12:45 p.m. For more about the Walk With Us see the accompanying story.


Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be a visit by the Mobile Mammography Unit to at MGC Family Medicine in Boiling Springs on Wednesday, July 12 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more about the Mobile Mammography Unit and its community visits see the accompanying story.


SPARTANBURG — Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s July events. This month, learn more about yoga for cancer survivors, grief support after losing a loved one, and weight loss surgery information sessions.

• TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Mondays in July, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute

Maintaining a healthy weight after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging. With the proper tools and support, you can achieve your weight-loss goals. TOPS is a weight-loss support group for cancer survivors. For more information on becoming a member, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events.

• Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Thursdays in July, 5:30 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room

Our registered yoga instructor teaches cancer patients and survivors to relax mind and body with gentle yoga. Beginners and those with yoga experience are welcome. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

• Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors

Tuesdays in July, 5:30 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room

Cancer patients and survivors learn how to improve balance, breathing and relaxation. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

• Grief Support Group

Thursdays, July 6-27, 6-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 20, 10-11:30 a.m.

Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home

Grief support groups provide a safe and supportive environment to talk about thoughts and feelings, and to find support after a loss of a loved one. There is no fee, but registration is required. Visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events to register. For more information, please call 864-560-3856.

• Breastfeeding Class

Thursday, July 20, 6-8 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This two-hour class is an in-depth introduction to breastfeeding that includes the benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby and problem-solving tips. Learn practical solutions for everyday challenges, how to overcome occasional obstacles and how to continue at breastfeeding after you return to work. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). Spouses and support people are encouraged to attend with you. To register or learn more, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events.

• Uplift Support Group

Tuesday, July 11, 6-7 p.m.

Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free support group, led by a clinical therapist, is offered to all pre- and post-surgical weight loss patients in the Upstate. The goal is to build a strong support system for patients prior to surgery that promotes healthy lifestyle changes and behavior modifications that patients can build upon after surgery. No registration is necessary. To learn more about this free event, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events or call 864-560-7070.

• Mobile Mammography at MGC — Family Medicine — Boiling Springs

Wednesday, July 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

MGC — Family Medicine, Boiling Springs

Join us as our mobile mammography unit visits your community. One call could save your life! All women 40 and older should have a screening mammogram every 12 months. The Mammography Assistance Program provides free mammograms to women in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties who are uninsured and would otherwise be unable to afford this life-saving screening. Call 864-560-7777 to schedule an appointment.

• Maternity Tour, Center for Women

Wednesday, July 12, 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower Lobby

A guided tour of our labor, delivery and postpartum areas eases stress on the day of the delivery by allowing you to become familiar with what to expect during your hospital stay. For more information, call 864-560-BABY (2294).

• Weight Loss Surgery Information Seminar

Wednesday, July 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free class covers detailed information about gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and Lap-Band weight loss surgery. Since the beginning of our program in 2003, we have performed more than 2,300 weight loss surgeries. Register online at SpartanburgRegional.com/Events or call 864-560-7070 for more information.

• Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

Tuesdays, July 18 and 25, 9-10 a.m.

Thursday, July 20 and 27, 9-10 a.m.

Cleveland Park Events Center

Tuesdays, July 18 and 25, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Friday, July 21 and 28, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Elite Senior Day Center

Join us for a one-hour strength, balance and fitness class for older adults designed to increase physical ability to keep you active and independent. Registration is not required for this free class, which includes exercises and a workbook. Visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events to learn more.

• Pelham Carb Counters

Tuesday, July 18, 5-6 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

This free support group is intended for people currently living with diabetes or who are at high risk of developing the disease. Certified diabetes educators lead the discussion and answer questions. Registration is not required. To learn more, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events or call 864-849-9339.

• Diabetes Self-Management Education

Wednesday, July 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

Diabetes affects every organ in the body, and Medical Group of the Carolinas — Diabetes Education can help you learn to manage it. Participants in this program receive a free blood glucose meter and diabetes reference book. You must have a physician’s referral to participate, and insurance will be filed for the program’s cost. Visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Pelham-Events or call 864-560-6465 for more information.

• Sibling Class

Thursday, July 20, 3-4 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This fun and interactive class introduces brothers and sisters to the changes they can expect when their sibling is born. They will learn how to feed, rock, change diapers and hold their new brother or sister. Children may bring their favorite doll or toy to use in the diapering demonstration. We recommend the class for children from 3-12 years old. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Your child/children will watch a video, have a discussion and take a tour. Visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events to register or call 864-560-2229 for more information.

• Walk with Us

Friday, July 21, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Liberty Park, Spartanburg

There are so many health benefits to walking, but what could be better than getting your physical activity while you get your healthcare questions answered? Join various healthcare professionals from SRHS once a month for a 5-minute health talk. Then join us as we walk at our own pace around the Liberty Park loop for 25 minutes. All fitness levels and ages welcome. Grab your sneakers and let’s walk. No registration is required. Visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events to learn more.

• Nutritional Navigation: A Grocery Store Tour — Greer

Monday, July 24, 7-9 p.m.

Publix Thornblade, Greer

Join dietitian Kerri Stewart, RD, LD, for an interactive tour of your local grocery store. She will share what to look for on a food label, healthy cooking tips and recipes, and general advice for navigating any grocery store. Handouts and a giveaway will be provided. Please arrive 10 minutes before the starting time and plan to tour for 1.5 hours. Space is limited to six per tour so spots must be reserved. Visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events to register or call 864-560-4472 for more information.

Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be yoga at the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. For more information about the yoga program see the accompanying story.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Yoga-enSS-4.jpgCourtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be yoga at the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. For more information about the yoga program see the accompanying story.

Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be Tai Chi at the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. For more about the Tai Chi program see the accompanying story.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_CR-Health-AH-Healthy-Tai-Chi-in-Park-03-16.jpgCourtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be Tai Chi at the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. For more about the Tai Chi program see the accompanying story.

Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be the “Walk With Us” program at Liberty Park in Spartanburg on Friday, July 21 from 12:15-12:45 p.m. For more about the Walk With Us see the accompanying story.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_walking_groupART.jpgCourtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be the “Walk With Us” program at Liberty Park in Spartanburg on Friday, July 21 from 12:15-12:45 p.m. For more about the Walk With Us see the accompanying story.

Courtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be a visit by the Mobile Mammography Unit to at MGC Family Medicine in Boiling Springs on Wednesday, July 12 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more about the Mobile Mammography Unit and its community visits see the accompanying story.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_mobile-mammography_800x400.jpgCourtesy photo The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering a variety of events and happenings during the month of July. Among those events and happenings will be a visit by the Mobile Mammography Unit to at MGC Family Medicine in Boiling Springs on Wednesday, July 12 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more about the Mobile Mammography Unit and its community visits see the accompanying story.
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