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31 Days of Keeping the Girls Healthy

From the kick-off event, Cookin' for a Cure with Celebrity Chef John Folse on October 1st, through a sugar-free Halloween on October 31st, Memorial's other very special events include Cork N Canvas with local artist Sue Zimmerman on October 10th, Kober for a Cure featuring comedian Jen Kober on October 23rd, and so much more.

Most of the events are free and open to the public, but reservations may be required. For ticket or reservation information, visit www.lcmh.com or call (337) 494-2936.

 

Sunday Best

            How Healthy Are You? Find out by taking our simple health assessments to learn about your risks for breast cancer, peripheral arterial disease, diabetes, and more. Simple and confidential, these assessments may help identify a risk-before it becomes a problem. Visit www.lcmh.com/Sunday:

Sunday, October 4            Is Stress Affecting Your Health?

Sunday, October 11           What Are Your Risks for Cardiovascular Disease?

Sunday, October 18           Are You At Risk for Breast Cancer?

Sunday, October 25           Could You Have Diabetes and Not Know It?

 

No More Manic Mondays

Imagine a life made easier-and Mondays without mania. We'll provide you with everything you need from quick, easy and healthy recipes to calming musical interludes. Visit www.lcmh.com/Monday for a different week's worth of tasty treats that you can make at home.

Monday, October 5            Stress-less Dinners for the Busy Family

Monday, October 12          Keep the Beat: Heart-Healthy Recipes

Monday, October 18          Power Eating: Cancer Prevention Foods

Monday, October 26          Sweets for the Sweet: Sugar-free Dessert Recipes

 

Tuesdays With Memorial

Special folks deserve special events, and whether you're gathering to gossip or decked out to dine, check out these events hosted by Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women. Visit www.lcmh.com/Tuesday for more information.

Tuesday, October 6           Dig It

Join master gardener J.J. Window to see just how relaxing vegetable gardening can be. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.

LSU Ag Center Ÿ 7101 Gulf Highway, Lake Charles

10am

Light refreshments

Tuesday, October 13         Beat It

Get your heart beating at our drum circle hosted by percussionist Sylvia Hankin. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.

Sylvia's Bistro Ÿ 329 Broad Street, Lake Charles

5:30pm til

Cash bar

 

Tuesday, October 20         Book It

Join us for coffee, and meet Angela Tezino, author of "Women of Excellence" courtesy of Christian Book Center and Coffee Beanery. Open admission.

Coffee Beanery Ÿ 1740 W. Prien Lake Road

8am - 12pm

Tuesday, October 27         Tech It

The Geek Squad from Best Buy will answer all our questions about this year's must-have tech toys. Open admission.

Memorial Hospital Atrium Ÿ 1701 Oak Park Boulevard

11am - 1pm

Wednesday Woman

Today's woman juggles many responsibilities. Between family obligations to career demands, it's hard to find time to take care of yourself. That's why Memorial for Women brings you Wednesday's Woman, a series of special reports designed to inspire and educate women on a variety of topics from health and fitness to family and friendships. Visit www.lcmh.com/Wednesday each week. We just may change your life.          

Wednesday, October 7      Stress CAN Affect Your Health

As part of our healthcare series specifically for women, Dr. Chris Thompson, a cardiologist on staff at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, explains how serious stress can be on your heart health.  

Wednesday, October 14    Is Poor Circulation Keeping You Out of Circulation?

In this special report Dr. John Winterton, a cardiologist on staff at Memorial Hospital, discusses a cardiovascular condition where arteries in the arms or legs become constricted by fatty build-up.

  

Wednesday, October 21    Keeping YOUR Girls Healthy

Take a moment to learn why early detection is crucial to the fight against breast cancer. Dr. Richard Martinez, a radiologist on staff at Memorial Hospital, discusses the need for regular mammograms and self-examinations.

  

Wednesday, October 28    Don't Underestimate Diabetes

Women with diabetes are at a greater risk for cardiovascular disease. Dr. David Muguku, a family medicine physician on staff at Memorial Hospital, discusses the importance of diagnosing and treating diabetes.

Is Thursday the New Friday?

            Get a jump start on the week's end with a series of events intended to inspire or ignite some fun. At Memorial Hospital, Thursday IS the new Friday in October. Visit www.lcmh.com/Thursday today.

Thursday, October 1          Cookin' for a Cure

Kick-off 31 Days with Cookin' for a Cure, featuring an evening with Celebrity Chef John Folse and honoring cancer survivors. Tickets are $75 each, or $750 for a table of 10. To purchase tickets, call (337) 494-2936, or email myhealth@lcmh.com for more information.

                                                Lake Charles Country Club Ÿ Doors open at 6:30 pm

  

Thursday, October 8          Nip/Tuck It

                                                If you've ever stood in front of a mirror and fixated on a flaw, join Dr. Harold Bienvenu, a facial plastic and cosmetic surgeon on staff at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, to learn more about today's cosmetic treatments. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.

                                                Memorial Hospital for Women Ÿ 1900 W. Gauthier Road

                                                6:30 pm

                                                Light refreshments

  

Thursday, October 15        Attend It

                                                From time to time, every woman experiences what she believes is irregular or unusually heavy menstrual bleeding. If your symptoms limit you in the things you can do, join Dr. J. William Groves, an OB/GYN on staff at Memorial Hospital for Women, at the Women's Commission Fall Conference to learn more about possible treatment options ranging from medication to minimally invasive surgical options, including hysterectomy. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. To register or more information, visit the Women's Commission of Southwest Louisiana.

Thursday, October 22        Pack It and Stack It

Clutter can weigh you down and leave you feeling out of control, but organizing expert Melody Granger will teach you to simplify your spaces-and keep it that way. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.

Memorial Hospital for Women Ÿ 1900 W. Gauthier Road

6:30 pm

Light refreshments

Thursday, October 29        Wake It Up

Sleep disorders can cause major health consequences and even be life-threatening. Join Boyace Harlan, PhD, a trained sleep technologist with Memorial Hospital, for a look at the various types of sleep disorders and the latest testing technology-the first step in treating sleep disorders. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.

Memorial Hospital Ÿ 1701 Oak Park Boulevard

12noon

Light refreshments

TGIF

            Kick off this weekend by kicking into gear. Join Memorial around town for some "plain ole" fun events. Visit www.lcmh.com/Friday for more information.

  

Friday, October 2              Move It

You'll like to move it, move it-with Memorial. Join Dr. Scott Hofer, an orthopedic surgeon on staff at Memorial Hospital, to develop a walking program that fits you-and your lifestyle. Open admission. For more information call (337) 494-2936.
Prien Lake Mall
8am

                                        

Friday, October 9              Stretch It

Discover health, inner peace and the many other benefits yoga has to offer with this introductory yoga session, courtesy of Chelsea Boudreaux with The Yoga Center of Lake Charles. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.

Memorial Hospital for Women Ÿ 1900 W. Gauthier Road

9am

Friday, October 16             Step It Up

Upbeat Latin music, exotic dance movements, and vigorous exercise...Salsa may just be the perfect cardio exercise. Join Daniel Gonzalez with Latin Moves by Daniel, to try it for yourself. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.
Memorial Hospital for Women Ÿ 1900 W. Gauthier Road
5pm     

Friday, October 23             LOL It

At Kober for a Cure laughter really IS the best medicine. Join us for an evening with Jen Kober and honoring cancer survivors. Tickets are $20 each. To purchase tickets, call (337) 494-2936, email myhealth@lcmh.com,  or visit www.lcmh.com/Friday for more information. Must be 21 to enter.

                                                The Brick House Ÿ 110 W. Pine Street

                                                Doors open at 9:30 pm Ÿ Show begins at 10 pm

  

Friday, October 30             Shake It

Tired of your usual exercise routine? Join us for an introduction to Belly Dancing by LaDonna. Fun and the perfect fit for any age, you'll combine dance movements with a hint of drama, a splash of costuming, and a touch of self expression. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register here, or call (337) 494-2936.

Memorial Hospital for Women Ÿ 1900 W. Gauthier Road

9am

Weekend Edition

            Celebrate and make Saturday's fun and meaningful with Memorial. We'll walk. We'll talk. Visit www.lcmh.com/Saturday for more information

 

Saturday, October 3          Walk It

Make your own strides toward breast health, and join the team from Memorial Hospital at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the American Cancer Society's premier event to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.

Heritage Square Ÿ 1015 Ruth Street, Sulphur

Registration begins at 7am

Walk begins at 8am

 

Saturday, October 10        Sip It and Dip It

Join local artist Sue Zimmerman for southwest Louisiana's own Cork ‘n Canvas. Enjoy the wine and you may just learn to water color. Admission is $20 per person, and can be purchased by calling (337) 494-2936, or visiting the Memorial Marketing Department at 2800 2nd St., Ste C (across for hospital main campus) between the hours of 9 am - 4pm. For more information, email myhealth@lcmh.com, visit www.lcmh.com, or call (337) 494-2936.

Gallery by the Lake Ÿ 106 W. Lawrence Street, Lake Charles

4pm - 6pm

Wine and cheese Ÿ Seating is limited

  

Saturday, October 17        Frost It

Yum...cake decorating. More information to come.

Saturday, October 24        Cheer It

Fall means football in southwest Louisiana. If you're a fan of the game, join Memorial for the McNeese/Southeastern game. Special gift for the ladies!

Cowboy Stadium Ÿ McNeese State University, Lake Charles

6:00pm

 

Saturday, October 31        Trick or Treat It

No tricks, just sugar-free treats for the young-and young at heart. Memorial's Diabetes Education is hosting a special Halloween event featuring local children's author Tommie Townsend, a pumpkin patch, and some (not so) ghoulish pleasures.  Open to the public.

Memorial Hospital Atrium Ÿ 1701 Oak Park Boulevard

10am - 12noon

 

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