Health & Wellness Calendar

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APRIL

8 Live Well at Life Care Center Of Hixson 

Learn from guest speakers and others as they explain how to be more proactive in your health and in the health of those you love. The session begins at 1 p.m. in The Activities Room at Life Care Center of Hixson. (also held May 13) 

423.842.0049, lifecarecenterofhixson.com

 

11 Rescue Mud Run 5K

Raise funds for the McKamey Animal Shelter at this 5k mud run at Old McDonald’s Farm featuring 11 natural and man-made obstacles. Get your adrenaline pumping on the full course or opt for the one-mile fun run/walk.  

423.598.1959, redtowersentertainment.com, “2015 Rescue Mudrun” tab

 

12 Self-Awakening Yoga Workshop   

Instructor Alison Fellers will teach self-awakening yoga at this two-hour workshop at Yoga Landing in Warehouse Row. Learn how to harness pranic energy in order to release stress and activate healing. Open to all levels of experience. 

423.531.6977, yogalanding.net

 

21 One Child at a Time Luncheon 

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will speak at this third annual luncheon organized by the Brainerd Kiwanis Youth Foundation. Proceeds support children and non-profit agencies that impact the lives of children in our community. 

423.877.6708 ext. 2, mkt.com/ocaat, sandymaddox@bellwetherinv.com

 

24 Wine & Pearls  

Presented by The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge Medical Center, Wine & Pearls is an evening
of jazz,  wine tasting,
delicious hors d’oeuvres, and more, all to benefit PearlPoint Cancer Support. Begins at 6 p.m. at the Hunter Museum of American Art. 

615.806.8299, pearlpoint.org/events 

 

24 Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon    

This annual awards luncheon benefiting the American Lung Association honors a number of the Chattanooga area’s most accomplished women who have distinguished themselves within their family, career, and community. Begins at 11:15 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

423.629.1098, alatn.org

 

24 Palate 2 Palette   

This two-day event benefitting the Craniofacial Foundation of America celebrates the arts in Chattanooga’s Southside. Begin on Friday by viewing the Youth Gallery and continue on Saturday with a gallery stroll and after party at Track 29. (continues on April 25)

423.778.9176, p2pchattanooga.org

 

25 Out Run Abuse 5K  

Come to Greenway Farms for a 5k run, 1-mile fun run/walk, and a free festival for kids and families. All proceeds benefit the life-changing work of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County. Register online and get more information at cachc.org

Contact Katy Murphy: 423.266.6918, mkmurphy@cachc.org

 

25 Walk MS  

Proceeds from this community event at the Tennessee RiverPark go toward the local chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and national research focused on finding the cause and cure for MS. Registration begins at 9 a.m. 

615.690.5349, walkms.org

25  The Nearly-Wed Adventure   

Find out if you’re ready to take the plunge into marriage at this day-long seminar for couples who are dating, living together, or already engaged. Join First Things First at the Hidden Hollow Resort as you address common issues and concerns. 

423.267.5383, firstthings.org  

 

30 Siskin StyleWorks     

A benefit for Siskin Children’s Institute, this annual event at the Chattanooga Convention Center includes lunch, marketplace shopping, and a runway fashion show. All proceeds benefit children with special needs and their families served by the Institute. 

423.648.1707, siskin.org/styleworks 

MAY

2 Everyday Heroes Gala 

All proceeds from this elegant gala, benefiting the local Muscular Dystrophy Association, go directly toward finding a cure for ALS. Held at The Chattanoogan, the evening begins with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and includes dinner, a brief program, and dancing. 

423.599.5102, everydayheroesgala.com

 

Children’s Hospital Dragon Boat Festival    

Corporate and community teams race in authentic 46-foot Hong Kong style boats during this outdoor event benefiting Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Come to Chickamauga Dam for a day full of fun, fundraising, and friendly competition. 

423.778.3989, paddleforchildrenshospital.org, katie.dolphin@erlanger.org

 

7 Creativity and Courage in Mental Health    

Renowned journalist Jane Pauley will speak at this dinner and event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the AIM Center in Chattanooga. Proceeds go toward the AIM Center’s mission of helping adults with mental illnesses achieve productive and meaningful lives. 

423.702.8019, aimcenterpresents.com

 

8 Go Red for Women Celebration and Lunch  

This annual luncheon and event benefiting the American Heart Association in Tennessee brings attention to our nation’s #1 killer and educates women on their heart disease and stroke risk. Begins at 10 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

423.763.4404, chattanoogagored.heart.org

16 Strike Out Stroke at the Lookouts 

Erlanger Health System teams up with the Chattanooga Lookouts to put on this fun night of baseball, entertainment, and health education. Come to AT&T Field to root for the home team and learn the signs and symptoms of stroke. 

423.267.4849, lookouts.com 

 

16 Bumps to Bundles    

If you’re a new or expectant couple, this fun, interactive seminar put on by First Things First will give you skills to make your marriage a priority while raising a growing family. Begins at 9 a.m. at Christ UMC. 

423.267.5383, firstthings.org  

 

16 The Glow Run 5K  

Black lights, glow sticks, top 40 hits, and more jazz up this 5k run benefiting Girls on the Run® and its mission to help girls develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles. Stick around to dance the night away at the after party. 

816.569.4608, glowrun5k.com, info@glowrun5k.com

16 Blondes Vs. Brunettes for Alzheimer’s   

Held at Girls Preparatory School’s lower field, this exciting flag football game will raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. The two participating teams will be divided based on the age-old rivalry between blondes and brunettes. 

423.265.3600, act.alz.org, bcragon@alz.org

 

17 First Responders Night at the Lookouts

Come to AT&T Field to root for the home team and recognize the life-saving work of area emergency medical and rescue personnel. The night is organized by Erlanger Health System in partnership with the Chattanooga Lookouts. 

423.267.4849, lookouts.com 

 

17 Pat Summitt Invitational 

Presented by Erlanger Health System and hosted by Lookout Mountain Golf Club, this two-day event at the Lookout Mountain Golf Club raises funds for the Pat Summitt Foundation benefiting Alzheimer’s research, education, and patient support. A “Toast to Pat” celebration on Sunday evening is followed by a golf outing on Monday.   

patsummitt.org/golf, billybuchanan2@gmail.com

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