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Weatherford Regional hosting program on health insurance market

November 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:00pm

Join Weatherford Regional Medical Center to learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace and affordable coverage options Friday, Nov. 21 from noon–1 p.m. at the WRMC Education Pavilion, 730 E. Anderson Street in Weatherford.
As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S. citizens are required to have health insurance beginning in 2014. During the first enrollment wave which began last October and ended in March, nearly 10 million uninsured individuals enrolled in a Marketplace plan. Yet, approximately 30 million Americans remain uninsured.
Open enrollment for health coverage is from Nov. 15, 2014 to Feb. 15, 2015.

WRMC hosts mindful eating seminar

November 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:30pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center) will host a free Healthy Woman seminar on mindful eating Thursday, Nov. 13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at North Side Baptist Church, 910 North Main Street in Weatherford.

WRMC Healthy Woman program

June 27, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:00pm

Celebrating its seventh anniversary event, the Healthy Woman program, sponsored by Weatherford Regional Medical Center, will host humorist and professional singer Jane Jenkins Herlong. This year’s event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Southwest Ford and include a women’s health expo from 4-6 p.m., followed by dinner, and one-woman show Jane Jenkins Herlong.
Herlong entertains using funny, original Southern stories, folksy wisdom and singing to help folks live more productive, stress-free lives. She believes in the extraordinary healing power of humor and storytelling.
Tickets are $25 per person and go on sale July 7. Partnership opportunities are available for businesses that would like to participate with a booth at the event.

Ribbon cutting for new outpatient facility

June 16, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 4:30pm

As part of Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s commitment to providing expanded health resources to the communities it serves, the hospital has opened a new medical office building for Parker County residents. The brand new 8,300-square-foot outpatient medical facility will house offices for Dr. Bratton, Dr. Jina Shrestha, Dr. Wong, and Kelly Kaldenbach, PA-C. The new medical office building will offer a variety of outpatient services including family medicine, rheumatology, urology, and diagnostic.
A ribbon cutting and open house will be hosted at the new medical office building Thursday, June 19. The ribbon cutting will be at 4:30 p.m. with refreshments and tours immediately following.

Self defense for women

June 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:30pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center will host a free Healthy Woman seminar on self-defense Thursday, June 26 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at North Side Baptist Church at 910 North Main Street in Weatherford.
This important event for women will include a demonstration of self-defense moves by Officer Don Fear with the Weatherford Police Department, and a presentation by speakers from Damsel in Defense. They will talk about assault, the different types of assault, and how to protect yourself from an attack.
The evening will include light refreshments, door prizes, and vendor booths.

Active shooter drill in Weatherford

June 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:00am

Weatherford Regional Medical Center will be conducting an “active shooter” drill Tuesday, June 10 between 9-11 a.m. Be advised that this drill allows the staff the opportunity to execute emergency policies and procedures for planning purposes only.
For any questions regarding the drill, please contact Cyndi Aguirre, emergency department director, at 682-582-1401.

Free healthy woman seminar

April 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 5:30pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center will host a free healthy woman seminar on stress management and how yoga techniques can help Thursday, April 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 301 South Main Street in Weatherford.
The seminar will also feature a presentation by family medicine nurse practitioner Kim Hilmer, who will talk about how to recognize stress triggers and ways to avoid them. The evening will include light refreshments, door prizes, and vendor booths. Attendees are encouraged to wear exercise attire.
Anyone interested in attending this free event can register online at www.WeatherfordRegional.com/HealthyWoman or call 682-582-1753 for more information.

Healthy Woman fitness and weight management seminar

February 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/20/2014 - 5:30pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center (WRMC) will host a free Healthy Woman fitness and weight management seminar Thursday, Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 301 South Main Street in Weatherford.
This interactive seminar will include different fitness techniques, demonstrated by instructors from Fit for Life, to help women find the ones that fit their work out style. The seminar will also feature a presentation by family medicine physician Sara Saginaw, D.O., who will cover the ways to manage weight.
“When it comes to weight management, working out is helpful to increase your metabolism, but it is also important that the foods you eat are healthy and are in moderation,” said Saginaw.
The evening will include a light refreshments, door prizes, and vendor booths. Attendees are encouraged to wear exercise attire.
Anyone interested in attending this free event can register online at www.WeatherfordRegional.com/HealthyWoman or call 682-582-1753 for more information.

Healthy Woman seminar

October 30, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/14/2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center (WRMC) will host a free Healthy Woman seminar from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, at Weatherford College Fine Arts Building, located at 225 College Park Drive.
The topic for November’s seminar is sexual health for women featuring an experienced panel of physicians including Drs. Lindsay McBride, John Parker, Jessica Ramsey Robbins, and Sara Saginaw. “A wide variety of women’s health questions will be answered at this seminar including the importance of certain annual exams, STDs, endometriosis, contraception, menopause and more,” said Nadia Nazeer, Healthy Woman coordinator. “We will anonymously survey our current Healthy Woman members, asking them what topics or questions they want addressed by our panel. We hope to answer all questions for women of all ages,” Nazeer added.
The evening will include a light dinner, door prizes, and vendor booths.
Anyone interested in attending this free event can register online at www.WeatherfordRegional.com/HealthyWoman or call Nadia Nazeer, Healthy Woman Coordinator at 817-599-1699 for more information.
Healthy Woman is a free community resource at Weatherford Regional Medical Center that provides women with the information they need to make informed healthcare and wellness decisions for themselves and their families. Healthy Woman offers free bi-monthly seminars and activities, covering a wide range of subjects including women’s health issues, stress management, healthy cooking, and more.

Senior Circle and Volunteer Open House

October 2, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/17/2013 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center will host a Senior Circle and Volunteer Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Senior Circle office located across Anderson Street from the hospital.
The event is open to adult men and women interested in learning more about the hospital volunteer program, as well as the many benefits of joining Senior Circle. Hospital representatives will be on hand to answer questions, provide tours, and sign up interested attendees. Light refreshments will be provided. Any current Senior Circle members or Volunteers who bring a friend will be entered to win door prizes.
To become a hospital volunteer, a person must be able to volunteer at least four hours each week and meet other requirements. Men, women, college students, parents, grandparents, and retirees are all welcome to volunteer. WRMC also offers a junior volunteer program in the summer for teenagers.
Senior Circle membership is open to adult men and women ages 50 and up. Membership costs $15 per year and members get access to day and overnight trips, exercise classes, game days, lunch and learns, a dining club, national and local discounts, and much more. Monthly calendars are set with a wide variety of activities for members. Senior Circle allows members to have fun, make new friends, and maintain an active lifestyle.
Call 817-599-1672 for more information or log onto www.WeatherfordRegional.com to learn more information about both programs.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, November 20

  • Aledo Ladycats 9 & JV at Weatherford Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brock Showcase

Monday, November 24

  • Aledo Bearcats at Saginaw, B 3:00 p.m., A 6:00 p.m., JV 4:30 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 25

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Timbercreek at Aledo High School, B 1:30 p.m., A 12:00 p.m., JV 1:30 p.m., and Varsity 3:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Birdville at Aledo High School, Freshmen 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

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