This calendar is designed as a central location for posting community health events and is sponsored by Partners For A Healthy Rush County. There are several ways to you can get an event posted. You can download an event submission form, type in your information, copy and paste it into an email or save the document to a file on your computer and attach it to an email addressed to: email@example.com or print out the form after you download it and snail mail it to: Rush County Courth House, 101 East 2nd Street, Room 108, Rushville, IN 46173. Partners For A Healthy Rush County takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the following contributed information.
Date: December 2, 2013 Event: Gleaners Food Bank Distribution Time: 4-6 p.m. Place: Back parking lot of Main Street Christian Church, 615 N Main Street, Rushville. Purpose: Those in need of food coming to the distribution are tobring a photo ID and proof of Rush County residency. Additional information: The excess food that is not distributed on these Mondays will go to the Rush County Community Assistance food pantry.
December 3, 2013
Date: December 3, 2013 Event:Diabetes Education Class, Session One Time:5-7 p.m. Place:RMH Skills Lab, 2nd floor, Rush Memorial Hospital, Address:1300 N. Main Street, Rushville Purpose: On the Road to Better Managing Your Diabetes--This class covers many of the basic concepts one needs to know as it relates to diabetes and managing diabetes. Included is a discussion of the importance of monitoring blood glucose. Additional information:The charge is $30.00 for the three classes. We refund $25.00 if they attend all three classes. Contact:Dena Bills, Certified Diabetes Educator 932-7416
December 10, 2013
Date: December 10, 2013 Event: Diabetes Education Class, Session Two Time: 5-7 p.m. Place: RMH Skills Lab, 2nd floor, Rush Memorial Hospital, Address: 1300 N. Main Street, Rushville Purpose: Diabetes and Healthy Eating – Engages participation in a more detailed discussion about the connection between food and diabetes and the importance of healthy eating as it relates to managing diabetes. Additional information: The charge is $30.00 for the three classes. We refund $25.00 if they attend all three classes. Contact: Dena Bills, Certified Diabetes Educator 932-7416
December 11, 2013
Date:December 11, 2013 Event:Senior Healtlh Screening Time:9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Place:Rush County Senior Center, 504 West 3rd St., Rushville Purpose: The Rush County Health Dept will provide the following: weight, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, hemoglobin, and blood sugar. Heath Education will be included during the screening program. Referrals for private physicians will be made when needed. This is available to all Rush County senior citizens at no cost. Contact:Any questions may be directed to Rush County Health Dept., 765-932-3103.
December 17, 2013
Date: December 17, 2013 Event: Diabetes Education Class, Session Three Time: 5-7 p.m. Place: RMH Skills Lab, 2nd floor, Rush Memorial Hospital, Purpose: Continuing Your Journey with Diabetes – Covers more complex concepts related to diabetes including the natural course of diabetes, the many medicine options that exist for people with diabetes today, what insulin is and how it works, long term complications associated with diabetes and the ABC’s (A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol). Additional information: The charge is $30.00 for the three classes. We refund $25.00 if they attend all three classes.
Date: June 4, 2012 Event: F.I.T. Walkabout (Fitness Initiative Team from Partners for a Healty Rush County) Time: 5::30 p.m. Place: East Hill Cemetery Address: 704 E State Rd 44 Purpose: To get Rush County walking!!! Information: Meet at 5:20 p.m. behind Section 14 in the SE corner of the cemetery. There is plenty of parking at that location. The gates do close for vehicles at 7:00 pm. If you plan to be there after 7, park outside and walk in. Open to the public; everyone encouraged to participate. Contact name and phone number: Gracie Marlatt at Purdue Extension 765- 932-5974; email – firstname.lastname@example.org; or 765-561-4436