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Events from Weatherford Regional Medical Center

Screenings

April 5, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/26/2013 (All day)

Weatherford Regional Medical Center will have screenings on Friday, April 26, for the following:

• Cholesterol
• Glucose
• Blood Pressure
• Pulse oximetry
• Body mass index
• Height & weight
• Vision

Space is limited. Call 817-599-1672 to reserve a time. Please fast for 12 hours prior the screening in order to get accurate cholesterol and glucose readings.

Foot care seminar for women

April 2, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center (WRMC) will host a free Healthy Woman dinner and seminar on from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the First United Methodist Church located at 301 South Main Street in Weatherford, Texas.

Feet support the weight of your body, so it’s important to keep them in excellent health. Proper care can help you achieve and maintain healthy feet and an active lifestyle. Join Healthy Woman to learn important foot care tips from Dr. Jayme Cornwell, Podiatrist, just in time for sandal season.

“With new shoe trends and online shopping growing in popularity there is a greater temptation to purchase, keep, and wear shoes that may look fashionable, but do not fit appropriately,” says Dr. Cornwell. “As a result, women especially are at risk for wearing shoes that are not appropriate for their inherited foot shape or size. This puts women at a high risk for problems associated with corns, bunions, hammertoes and other deformities, that ultimately may require surgery to correct.” The evening will include a light dinner provided by Schlotzsky’s Deli, door prizes, vendor booths, and a sandal sale by Belk.

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.

Blood drive

April 2, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/19/2013 - 1:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center and Carter BloodCare are hosting a blood drive on Friday, April 19, in classroom 1 of the hospital. For more information, call 817-599-1672. Walk ins are welcome, but those with appointments will be taken first.

Senior Circle Celebration

March 5, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/26/2013 - 4:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s Senior Circle Program will celebrate their sixth anniversary on Tuesday, March 26, at Central Christian Church located at 1602 S. Main Street in Weatherford.

The sock hop-themed celebration begins at 4:00 p.m. and will include dinner, door prizes and live music by The Fabulous ‘50s Band. All Senior Circle members are invited join in the fun. Anyone age 50 or better who would like to join or learn more is also welcome to attend. Tickets are $15 per person or $27 per couple and include a one-year Senior Circle membership or renewal.

Senior Circle is a national, non-profit organization that encourages an active and healthy lifestyle for men and women age 50 or better. The local chapter is sponsored by Weatherford Regional Medical Center. Members enjoy a host of benefits including health education, exercise classes, parties, travel opportunities, merchant discounts, hospital perks, and more.

To reserve your place for the anniversary event or for more information, call the Senior Circle office at 817-599-1672 or log onto www.WeatherfordRegional.com.

Job Fair for Registered Nurses

February 12, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center will host a RN Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, February 15 in Classroom 1 of the hospital. The job fair is open to all registered nurses. To learn more or to RSVP, call 817-599-1668.

Women’s Heart Health Event

January 22, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/21/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s annual “Go Red. Think Pink” event will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford. Cardiologist Dr. Steven Newman, internist Dr. Johnita Darton, and family physician Dr. Kimberly Strickland will speak on heart health. A wine and chocolate tasting will accompany a healthy dinner. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit WeatherfordRegional.com/HealthyWoman or call 817-599-1699.

Healthy Woman dinner

August 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/25/2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Elizabeth Smart
Child abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart will be the featured speaker at an event celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program. The event begins with a free shopping and health expo from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Southwest Ford, 3000 Fort Worth Highway.

Smart will speak on “Overcoming Adversity” at a dinner scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. She was abducted in 2002 and held prisoner for nine months. Smart will share insight to overcoming extreme adversity in a traumatic situation.

Her example and life now is a daily demonstration that there really is life after a tragic event. Elizabeth’s presentation not only tells her story, but also discusses topics such as overcoming extreme adversity and not allowing your past to dictate your life’s future.
Dinner tickets are $25. To purchase tickets, visit WeatherfordRegional.com/HealthyWoman.

Healthy Woman Luncheon

May 15, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/24/2012 - 12:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center will host a healthy woman luncheon at 12 p.m. on May 24. Benjamin Hooker, M.D., Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation physician will discuss ways to maintain optimal bone and joint health and host a Q & A session about orthopedic ailments. RSVP to 817-341-PINK (7465) or online at www.WeatherfordRegional.com/HealthyWoman

Hip & Knee Pain Seminar

May 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/10/2012 - 12:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center is sponsoring a free seminar on pain at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. The subject will be advanced orthopedic treatments. For more information, or to register call 817-599-1672 or email emily_lewis@chs.net. Reservation required due to limited seating.

Hip or Knee Pain

April 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/10/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

WRMC is offering a free seminar on orthopedic treatments for hip or knee pain from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 at Lone Star Medical Plaza 5700 E. Interstate 20 Service Road, South, Aledo. Reservations required due to limited seating. For more information call 817-599-1672 or email emily_lewis@chs.net.

Sports Calendar

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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