Thursday  |  Door prizes for every family  |  Valley Library  |  Free

Join the fun with local experts and other families to learn more about:

Baby development • Birth support • Child care questions • Free Hearing & Vision Screenings, Flu Shots •  Taking care of you •  Family friendly activities •  Sleeping like a baby

Baby Fair participants include:

AEYC • Bartlett Beginnings • Beyond Baby Blues Group • Dolly Parton Imagination Library • Flying Lions Vision Screening Team • Homebirth Southeast • Juneau Community Doula Network • Juneau Family Health and Birth Center • Juneau Public Health Center • Juneau Public Library • Juneau Youth Services • Parents As Teachers • REACH Infant Learning • SEARHC Dental • SEARHC WIC • Tlingit & Haida Head Start • thread • and United Way of Southeast Alaska

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL AEYC, 789-1235

Sponsored by: Partnerships for Families & Children; Juneau Community Foundation/HOPE Endowment; and thread

 

Central Council’s Fatherhood Is Sacred® program will begin their next round of sessions on Tuesday, October 11th. This free 12-week program provides fathers with fun activities that focus on the sacredness of being a father and the importance of Alaska Native/Native American heritage and how it applies to fathers in the past, present, and future. All fathers are invited to participate. Dinner is provided.

  • Who: All Fathers (married, widowed, single, divorced)
  • When: Tuesday Evenings • 5:30pm – 7:30pmOct. 11thJan. 17th
  • Where: 3075 Vintage Blvd., Suite 200 (First Bank Bldg.) • Juneau, AK

For more information, please contact Ian Petershoare at ipetershoare@ccthita-nsn.gov or 907.463.7737.

Please note: Childcare is not available during these sessions.

Saturday  |  $10 Fee  |  Registration starts at 9:00am  |  Walk begins at 9:30am  

The first 60 people to register will receive a t-shirt!

Join the walk to “Stomp Out Breast Cancer” on Saturday, October 15 at 9:30am. The course is 1 mile. It begins and ends at the Lightering to the Seawalk. The halfway or turn around point is the tennis courts.

All proceeds benefit the Sitka Cancer Survivors Society.  

Cancer walk event T-shirt design

Breast Cancer walk t-shirt design

 

 

 

Start in early October  |  12-week sessions  |  Juneau, Sitka, Klawock, Haines  |  Free

Free chronic disease prevention program of 16 weeks of classes and lifestyle coaching open to anyone for whom these goals are appropriate:

  1. Weight loss of 7%
  2. Increasing physical activity up to 150 minutes/week

To enroll talk with your SEARHC provider. If you are a candidate, your provider can complete an EHR Consult for Health Promotion Sessions, that includes a sign-off of medical clearance for the 2 goals above. A form will be available soon for patients who do not have a SEARHC provider. 

Class start dates:

  • Juneau 10/19/16
  • Sitka 10/11/16
  • Klawock 10/6/16
  • Haines 10/19/16

For information contact Jessika Beam  966-8797

Wednesday  |  Fall 2016 Doc Talk #4  | Hames Center, Sitka  |  Free  

Join Gio Villanueva, PT, DPT, ATC at the Hames Center for a talk about “Get Relief for your Aching Knees: Causes and remedies for degenerative joint disease”. This is the fourth and final event in the Doc Talk series for Fall 2016.

The best way to prevent illness and injury is through education. Reaching out to the community with a variety of topics presented by Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital’s medical providers is an excellent way to give Sitkans the opportunity to learn more about how to maintain their health. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions at each presentation.

The Doc Talks series is hosted by SEARHC Health Promotion and offered at no cost to ensure these valuable health-related presentations are accessible to everyone in the community. As an added convenience, there is no pre-registration required. Attendees can also look forward to healthy snacks and refreshments before each presentation.

Sunday  |  Fall 2016 Doc Talk #3  | Hames Center, Sitka  |  Free  

Join Drs. Valerie Edwards and Loren Laybourn at the Hames Center for a special Women’s Night talk: “To Squeeze or not to Squeeze: Clearing up Confusion on Breast Cancer Screening”. This is the third event in the Doc Talk series for Fall 2016.

The best way to prevent illness and injury is through education. Reaching out to the community with a variety of topics presented by Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital’s medical providers is an excellent way to give Sitkans the opportunity to learn more about how to maintain their health. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions at each presentation.

The Doc Talks series is hosted by SEARHC Health Promotion and offered at no cost to ensure these valuable health-related presentations are accessible to everyone in the community. As an added convenience, there is no pre-registration required. Attendees can also look forward to healthy snacks and refreshments before each presentation.

Wednesday  |  Fall 2016 Doc Talk #2  | Hames Center, Sitka  |  Free  

Join Dr. Sul-Ross Thorward at the Hames Center for a talk about “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): It’s not just the ‘winter blues’”. This is the second event in the Doc Talk series for Fall 2016.

The best way to prevent illness and injury is through education. Reaching out to the community with a variety of topics presented by Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital’s medical providers is an excellent way to give Sitkans the opportunity to learn more about how to maintain their health. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions at each presentation.

The Doc Talks series is hosted by SEARHC Health Promotion and offered at no cost to ensure these valuable health-related presentations are accessible to everyone in the community. As an added convenience, there is no pre-registration required. Attendees can also look forward to healthy snacks and refreshments before each presentation.

Wednesday  |  Fall 2016 Doc Talk #1  | Hames Center  |  Free  

Join Dr. Myron Fribush at the Hames Center for a talk about “Marijuana: It’s legal, but is it safe?”. This is the first event in the Doc Talk series for Fall 2016.

The best way to prevent illness and injury is through education. Reaching out to the community with a variety of topics presented by Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital’s medical providers is an excellent way to give Sitkans the opportunity to learn more about how to maintain their health. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions at each presentation.

The Doc Talks series is hosted by SEARHC Health Promotion and offered at no cost to ensure these valuable health-related presentations are accessible to everyone in the community. As an added convenience, there is no pre-registration required. Attendees can also look forward to healthy snacks and refreshments before each presentation.