Outreach


College Readiness Roundup & Student Job Fair!

 

This free educational event is designed to provide high school juniors, high school seniors and college freshman (and their parents) with the resources needed to successfully prepare for college.

FREE FOOD AND DRINKS.

Free registration: CRRMemphis.eventbrite.com

Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 11 am – 2 pm

United Way of the Mid-South | 1005 Tillman St., Memphis, TN

Sponsored by The Vanross Foundation

FREE DENTAL SERVICES

The fifth annual MidMOM will be held January 24-25, 2020 at Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, TN

The Mid-South Mission of Mercy (MidMOM) is a free, two-day dental clinic for under-served and under-insured people living in Memphis. All services are provided free of charge by licensed dentists from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas, assisted by a host of volunteers.

On Friday and Saturday the clinic will open at 6:00am and continue taking patients until capacity is reached for the day. Treatment offered will include: diagnosis by a dentist, minor restorative fillings, extractions, and cleanings.

*Doors Open at 6:00 AM Friday and Saturday, but early arrival is suggested*

No eligibility or income requirements

No appointments or registration necessary – First come, first served

Services include: Cleanings, Fillings and Extractions (One procedure per patient per day)

Open to children (Ages 2 to 17) and adults

Each patient will be eligible for only one of the following dental procedures per day: extractions, fillings, OR a cleaning. You can return the second day for an additional dental procedure.

Please join us as we hold our Winter Orientation for the Save Up program. Come learn how you can earn $3000 for use in purchasing a home, computer, post-secondary education or small business.

Save Up, RISE Foundation’s matched-savings account program, is designed to help those employed learn to manage their income; improve their credit; save money; purchase assets such as homes, computers and post-secondary education; and even establish their own small businesses.

The orientation will be held on Thursday, January 23rd at the Benjamin Hooks Library in meeting room “C”. We look forward to assisting you in learning how to better manage your financial resources.

 

Bests,

 

Rod Lomax, Senior Program Coordinator

RISE Foundation, Inc. | 1355 Lynnfield Rd., Ste. 101 | Memphis, TN 38119

(O) 901-507-6639 | (F)  901-507-6640

www.risememphis.org

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STEMology is a gender empowerment conference for 3rd – 12th grade students which uses Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
concepts to inspire the next generation of young leaders. With guidance from local technical professionals, students will engage in interactive workshops
to allow hands-on STEM learning, team activities, discussions surrounding myths and truths of minorities & genders in STEM,
and STEM career opportunities. Lunch and snacks will be provided to attendees.

February 22, 2020
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Southwest Tennessee Community College- Macon Cove

For information contact:
Osheana Jenkins, Programs Chair
programs@nsbememphis.org

Visit Eventbrite for Student Sign Up!
Visit Eventbrite for Volunteer Sign Up!

Adult Tutor Training

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020

Can you read this? Many adults in the Mid-South cannot. You can make a difference! With just 2 hours a week for 6 months, you can help teach an adult to read. You’ll meet one on one with an adult at a Memphis Public Library, Germantown or North Mississippi library. Our clients come to us in order to reach a variety of goals. Some may want to be able to get into a High School Equivalency (HiSet) class, help their children with homework, read the Bible, or get a driver’s license.

You’ll attend a one-day training that will go over how our program works, why teaching adults is different than children, and the basics to get you started tutoring an adult basic education learner or English language learner.

Fill out a volunteer application here.

 

Stacy Early

(Stacy, she/her)

Literacy Mid-South | Adult Program Director

Call or Text! 901.201.6157

The Memphis Advisory Council for Citizens with Disabilities (MACCD) is an entity of the City of Memphis tasked with addressing issues of the City of Memphis which impact citizens with disabilities.   There are four subcommittees: Housing/community access, Employment/Education, Disability Awareness, and Transportation.  Our main aim is to ensure that citizens with disabilities are included in and able to access all goods and services within the Memphis community.

To this end, the Transportation subcommittee will be hosting a summit on January 30 2020 at the Benjamin Hooks Library located at 3030 Poplar Ave.  The time will be from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 pm.  Information will be presented on transportation options available within the City of Memphis. There will be presentations as well as vendors to provide information about their services.  Consumers will be able to sign up for services.

We would like to invite you to this event.  We would also encourage you to inform your clients to take advantage of this summit to be informed and educated about transportation in Memphis.  We have included a flyer for this event that you can distribute to individuals that can benefit from attending.

If you have questions, you may contact Deborah Carter at deborahgm9958@gmail.com.

We hope to see you there!

 

Best regards,

Deborah Carter, Ph.D.

Chair, MACCD Transportation Committee

WORKSHOPS/ HEALTH EDUCATION Diabetes Education (EVERGREEN) Church Health’s free Diabetes Education teaches the basics of diabetes, its role in the body, diabetes medication, chronic disease management and nutrition for diabetics. Anyone may attend this class without registration, but a small snack will be provided for those who preregister. Class is held the second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., at 1350 Concourse Ave. Call 901-701-2220 to register. Class also offered in Spanish.

Stroke Support Group (EVERGREEN) Church Health is pleased to present Thrive! – a gathering of survivors of stroke and their families. Thrive! meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Church Health Community Room, 1350 Concourse Ave. Through group reflection, social interaction, recreation and movement, we explore how a balanced, healthy life after stroke is within reach. Thrive! is offered by Church Health Physical Rehabilitation and is free to participants and their families. Light refreshments will be provided. To register, please call Kevin Gibson at 901-701-2294. Please go to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Health-Education for complete information.

Mental Health First Aid Training Did you know that you are more likely to encounter someone experiencing an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack? The good news is that you can help them. Church Health Behavioral Health will present a free eight-hour Mental Health First Aid USA training on Friday, Jan. 10 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Church Health (1350 Concourse Ave.). Registration is required. To register, go to churchhealth.org/events/health-education. For questions, contact MHFA@churchhealth.org.  MINDFULNESS Guided Meditation-Mondays (Midday) (EVERGREEN) Rob Dove hosts guided meditation each Monday at 12 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public.

Guided Meditation-Mondays (Evening) (EVERGREEN) Dr. David George hosts guided meditation each Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public. Guided Meditation-Tuesdays (EVERGREEN) Church Health hosts guided meditation each Tuesday at 12 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public. Guided Meditation-Saturdays (EVERGREEN) Unwind and refocus each week at Church Health’s Saturday Morning Unwind Sessions. This guided meditation meets each Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public.

FAITH Chapel Service (EVERGREEN) Please join Church Health every Thursday at 12 p.m. for our weekly chapel service and contemplative break. All are welcome. The Church Health Meditation Chapel is located on the first floor of Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave.

Bible Study-Saturday

Church Health Faith Community Engagement hosts a weekly Bible study each Saturday 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Church Health Chapel. Lead by Pastor Mike England, participants study the rich revelations of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The Church Health Chapel is located at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Please contact the Church Health Faith Community Engagement team with any questions: FCO@ChurchHealth.org.

COMMUNITY

The Mystic (EVERGREEN) Hosted by Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Chris Miner, Dr. Scott Morris, Dr. Sonja Walker and Kirk Whalum, The Mystic is a monthly gathering to find connection through music, story and dialogue. The Mystic is held the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Ave. For more information, go to https://churchhealth.org/events/other-events.

NUTRITION

The Art of Dinner Interactive Cooking Class: Holiday Comfort Foods There’s something beautiful about the balance of healthy and delicious food. In celebration of that beauty, Church Health presents The Art of Dinner on Friday, Jan. 17 at 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Church Health Nutrition Hub, 1350 Concourse Ave. In this interactive cooking class, Chef Joshua House will guide you through a four-course vegetarian menu including:

Black Eyes pea Hummus Shrimp and Grits with Peppers and Cauliflower Pan Fried Green Tomatoes with Remoulade Vegan Turnip Greens Banana Walnut Pudding

Tickets are $65, with proceeds benefiting nutrition programming at the Church Health Nutrition Hub. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Cooking-Classes for tickets.

EXERCISE & MOVEMENT

For Teens & Adults:

Chair Yoga (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Energizing Chair Yoga each Monday at 9 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This pay-what-you-can class is for seniors and those with physical limitations. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Stott Pilates (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Mixed-Level Stott Pilates each Monday at 5:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. These mat-based classes use small and large equipment to enhance students’ experience. Pricing starts at $56, and prorated series pricing is available. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. This class is also available on Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Alignment Yoga (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Alignment Yoga each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This pay-what-you-can class for teens and adults helps deepen your understanding of the body from the inside out. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Barre Basics (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Barre Basics on Saturdays at 10 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This class for ages 13 and up focuses on exercises at the ballet barre, incorporating dance technique, to increase strength and flexibility. Pricing starts at $40. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

 

For Children:

Movin’ & Groovin’ (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Movin’ & Groovin’ to children each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. These high-energy movement classes are designed to promote children’s heart health and creativity. Free for YMCA members and $45 for the community. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Yoga for Children (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Yoga for Children each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. (ages 4-6) and 6 p.m. (ages 7-12) in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Classes are free for YMCA members, and nine-week series pricing is $45 for non-members. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Parent/Child Creative Movement (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Parent/Child Creative Movement each Saturday at 11 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This mommy-and-me-style class series for toddlers age 2-3 and their parents help children develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $32. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. Creative Movement/ Dance (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Creative Movement for children age 4-5 each Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. The classes help boys and girls develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression through a variety of dance styles. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $32. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. Youth Ballet (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers ballet for ages 6-12 each Saturday at 12 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. The classes focus on ballet technique, include work at the barre, and incorporate moves to increase strength and flexibility. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $40. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

OTHER

Crosstown 10K

Celebrate and support good health at the third annual Crosstown 10K, benefitting Church Health! The Crosstown 10K is the second of four charitable foot races in the Run the 901 series produced by Start2Finish Racing and raises funds for Church Health. This 6.2 mile race begins and ends at Crosstown Concourse and features the diverse and picturesque neighborhoods around Crosstown, Overton Park and Rhodes College.

New this year! Crosstown 5K has been added.

Don’t forget! Bring Family and friends to the best post-race party in town, with food tastings, demonstrations, entertainment- and more! All proceeds benefit Church Health. To register go to https://crosstown10k.racesonline.com/register. For more information about this event go to https://churchhealth.org/event/crosstown10k-2/.

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