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Upcoming Events in the Twin Counties

The events listed below are open to the community and support physical activity, healthy nutrition, and physical and mental health. The inclusion of community activities on this calendar does not imply endorsement or recommendation by the Partnership.

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January 2019

EMPOWER MORE THAN YOURSELF – OPEN HOUSE & HEALTH FAIR

January 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Harrison Family YMCA, 1000 Independence Drive
Rocky Mount, NC 27804 United States
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When you become a part of the Y, you’re committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting the values and programs that strengthen your community. At the Y, children learn what they can achieve, families spend quality time together, and we all build relationships that deepen our sense of belonging. We are inviting the public to come try the Y out and learn the keys to a successful journey of health with our Open House & Community Health…

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Register Now…Be a Voice…Be an Advocate… Be a Champion

January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Down East Partnership for Children, 215 Lexington Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27802 United States
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Then join a group of caring, committed individuals, families, community members and become a VOICE for Children through the Community Fellows Program. Community Fellows is a FREE10 week Leadership Development Program that focuses on Visioning, Goal Setting, Solving Community Problems, Health and Early Care and Education Emerging leaders, parent leaders, existing leaders, faith based leaders and other community partners and organizations, through your involvement you will gain: FREE leadership training opportunities with trained professionals that will build your skills sets…

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February 2019

Edgecombe and Nash County Youth Health Survey Due by February 28, 2019

February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

As a part of the work of the Twin Counties Partnership for Healthier Communities, the 3C's (Communication, Collaboration, and Community Engagement) Workgroup will be hosting a Youth Assembly later this spring.  Our goal is to bring together youth from across the Twin Counties so they can: build relationships and understanding determine their vision of a perfectly healthy Twin Counties identify the health issues they see as most urgent in the Twin Counties begin to work on moving the Twin Counties from…

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March 2019

NC FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION NETWORK INAUGURAL WORKSHOP

March 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Edgecombe Community College, 2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886 United States
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Description This will be a one-day workshop designed to build capacity and promote consensus among 40 multi-level FBO (Faith Based Organization) leadership teams around network priorities and strategies for promoting optimal health within communities they serve.Each team (ministry) must complete an application. Application must be reviewed and approved by the Steering Committee. There is no cost for approved teams to participate. Contact Area L AHEC at 252-972-6958 for more information. Objectives Identify key components of network governance and infrastructure. Define…

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March 2021

Black Balloon Day

March 6

BLACK BALLON DAY hopes that every person in America who is affected by a substance use disorder or the accidental overdose of a loved one, will hang a black balloon outside their home or business to acknowledge the widespread devastation of addiction.      

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ACA Health Insurance

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free expert enrollment* assistance

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April 2021

Community COVID-19 Vaccination Event

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Word Tabernacle, 821 Word Plaza
Rocky Mount, NC 27804 United States
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No Small Matter Virtual Viewing and Discussion Panel

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Easpointe-Rocky Mount, 500 Nash Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC United States
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NO SMALL MATTER VIRTUAL VIEWING AND DISCUSSION PANEL April 13, 2021 11:00am - 12:30pm Please Note: Video will be viewed at your leisure in advance. For more information, please read below or contact training@eastpointe.net     No Small Matter is the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for change in America today: early childhood education. Through poignant stories and surprising humor, the film lays out the overwhelming evidence for the importance of the first five…

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How Can I Help This Kid?

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Easpointe-Rocky Mount, 500 Nash Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC United States
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  How Can I Help This Kid? A Professional Development Program April 20, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm   Description To raise awareness about substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery, Eastpointe Human Services is hosting a special virtual event featuring Stephen Hill, founder of Speak Sobriety. This inspiring story of a young man’s battle with addiction and journey to recovery will better enable you to help troubled teens and young adults.   Presenter Stephen Hill is a motivational speaker, author…

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Antipsychotic-induced movement disorders: A multidisciplinary approach to recognition, screening, and management

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Easpointe-Rocky Mount, 500 Nash Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC United States
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Description This activity will cover four main antipsychotic-induced movement disorders - dystonia, parkinsonism, akathisia, and tardive dyskinesia – with a focus on symptom recognition, screening tools, and management. We will also provide education about misuse of medications for antipsychotic-induced movement disorders, such as the use of anticholinergics (benztropine) for akathisia and tardive dyskinesia. Since psychiatric practice currently relies heavily on telemedicine as the primary mode of patient interaction, our program will give specific strategies for providers to use in patient…

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Questions? Contact Becky at Twcpartnership01@gmail.com