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September 2017 CTMC Events Calendar

September 2017 CTMC Events Calendar

EVENTGift of Motherhood (1 Day Class)

DATE: September 2

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: CTMC Community Classroom (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

DESCRIPTION: Learn what to expect during your childbirth and how you and your partner can get ready. You should attend classes after your 28th week of pregnancy. Topics covered are: your pregnant body, stages of labor, support person’s role, comfort and coping skills (including breathing techniques, water therapy, movement in labor, birth ball), medical interventions, medications in labor, cesarean section, your newborn, postpartum, breastfeeding, and the Cradle of Care. The reservation is valid for two people only (you and one other person). Please bring two pillows. Please be sure to dress comfortably. Healthy snacks will be available. A healthy and light lunch will be provided on Saturday. If you are not delivering at CTMC, a $65 fee per couple applies.

PHONE CONTACT: Register by calling the CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818

EVENTCTMC Blood Drive

DATE: September 6                            

TIME: 8:00 a.m. - noon

LOCATION: CTMC Community Classroom (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

DESCRIPTION: Help the Blood Center of Center Texas combat their blood shortage by donating in CTMC’s blood drive. Make an appointment at weareblood.org and use group code A116. Remember to eat a full meal before donating blood, and remember to bring your photo ID.

PHONE CONTACT: Rick Plumlee (512) 753-3533

EVENT: Free glucose checks and diabetes assessments

DATE: September 6

TIME: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION: CTMC Main Lobby (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

DESCRIPTION: CTMC offers free glucose checks and diabetes assessments on the first Wednesday of each month.

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818


EVENT
CREATION Health Diabetes Support Group

DATE: September 7 & 29

TIME: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

LOCATION: CTMC Small Community Classroom (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

DESCRIPTION: Diabetes may seem overwhelming because it impacts so many areas of your life. It's important to have support from family, friends, other people with diabetes and medical professionals to help you manage and control your condition. How can CTMC's Diabetes Support Group help? 

• Benefit from the experience of others living with the disease 
• Get motivated to follow your self-management plan 
• Meetings provide a space for understanding and mutual acceptance. 
• Gain a sense of control and empowerment 
• Talk openly about your condition and concerns 
• Learn coping skills that have helped others 
• Obtain advise on meal planning, physical activity and monitoring of blood sugar 
• Opportunity to regularly meet with CTMC's Diabetes Educator and Dieticians 

This support group is conducted by CTMC Diabetes Educator and Dietitians. Special speakers and presentations will be a part of the ongoing meetings. 

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818


EVENT
: HeartSaver First Aid and CPR class with AED

DATE: September 11 & 13 (Second Monday and Wednesday of each month)

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION: CTMC Community Classroom (1301 Wonder World Drive; San Marcos, TX)

COST: $50

DESCRIPTION: Learn how to save a life in this two-night course that combines training in CPR, rescue breathing, choking emergency care, the use of a defibrillator and basic first aid. Successful completion of the two-day class required for certification. 

PHONE CONTACT: Register by calling the CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818


EVENT
: Women’s Council Annual Dinner

DATE: September 14

TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: City of San Marcos Rec Hall (170 Charles Austin Drive, San Marcos, TX) 

DESCRIPTION: The Women’s Council of the Central Texas Medical Center Foundation invites you to attend its annual dinner. Attendees will get an overview of the highlights from 2016, hear testimonials from those who have benefitted from the Women’s Council grant funding and discover how the Women’s Council plans to encourage philanthropy in coming years. Please RSVP to CTMFoundation@ahss.org by September 6 if you plan to attend.  

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Foundation Office, (512) 753-3687


EVENT
: Stars of Texas Gala sponsorship deadline

DATE: September 13

TIME: 5:00 p.m.

DESCRIPTION: Sponsorships opportunities are available for the Central Texas Medical Center Foundation’s annual Stars of Texas Gala, taking place on Sunday, October 8 at Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa and Conference Center! At this year’s gala, guests will enjoy gourmet dining, a unique silent auction and entertainment by Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone. In addition, the event will pay special tribute to CTMC’s nurses with 25 or more years of service. Proceeds benefit orthopedic services at Central Texas Medical Center.

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Foundation Office, (512) 753-3687

WEBSITE: ctmcgala.com


EVENT
: Breastfeeding Class

DATE: September 26

TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Central Texas Medical Center – 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX

DESCRIPTION: Learn about breastfeeding in a personal environment. This class will prepare you for this wonderful journey with your baby. This class discusses the benefits of breastfeeding for the mother & baby, the how-to of breastfeeding, breastfeeding at the hospital, the first week & beyond. Learn about manual expression, breast pumps & the lactation support available to you through the Cradle of Care and Lactation Center.

PHONE CONTACT: Register by calling the CTMC CREATION Health Institute, (512) 753-3818


EVENT
: Finding Balance class for seniors

DATE: September 19 (Third Tuesday of each month)

TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

LOCATION: San Marcos Activity Center – 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX

DESCRIPTION: “Finding Balance” is an exercise class designed to help individuals 60 and older to strengthen their balance, which improves safety by decreasing the risk of falls. Added benefits include an improved confidence, enhanced strength and flexibility, a boosted immune system and a maintained or increased level of mobility. People of all activity levels are encouraged to attend.

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Home Health, (512) 753-3584


EVENT
: Stars of Texas Gala ticket deadline

DATE: September 30

DESCRIPTION: The Central Texas Medical Center Foundation invites you to attend the 24th annual Stars of Texas Gala, taking place on Sunday, October 8 at Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa and Conference Center! At this year’s gala, guests will enjoy gourmet dining, a unique silent auction and entertainment by Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone. In addition, the event will pay special tribute to CTMC’s nurses with 25 or more years of service. Proceeds benefit orthopedic services at Central Texas Medical Center. Get your tickets at ctmcgala.com by September 30 or to get more information about becoming a sponsor for the event.

PHONE CONTACT: CTMC Foundation Office, (512) 753-3687

WEBSITE: ctmcgala.com


Location

Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
512.353.8979