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Events from Weatherford Regional Medical Center

WRMC and Splash Kingdom host benefit walk

April 3, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/02/2015 - 7:30am

Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program and Splash Kingdom Wild West Family Waterpark will host the first Splash and Dash Family Fun Walk Saturday, May 2 at Splash Kingdom, 1001 Cinema Drive in Hudson Oaks.
The course will be 1-mile long and end with a big splash into the wave pool at the finish. Pre-registration is $10 and $15 on race day. All participants will receive a t-shirt and entrance into the wave and kids spray ground from 9-11 a.m. and then have the opportunity visit with local businesses at the “get ready for summer fun expo.”
Anyone interested in pre-registering for the event can pick up a registration form at Splash Kingdom or Weatherford Regional Medical Center.

Next healthy women seminar set

March 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 5:30pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s second annual Women’s Sexual Health Seminar will be held Thursday, April 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Doss Heritage Center, 1400 Texas Drive in Weatherford
Healthy Woman invites women to get the answers to questions on sexual health from a panel of caring and experienced OB/GYNs and an oncologist. The panel includes Drs. Tim Tarkenton, Krista Lemley and Nicole Bartosh. They’ll discuss annual exams, STDs, contraception health risks, mammograms, menopause, and more.
This free event includes a light dinner, door prizes and vendor booths.
RSVP at . For more information, call 682-582-1753.

Senior Circle celebrating anniversary

February 6, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s Senior Circle Program will be celebrating its eighth anniversary Tuesday, March 24, at First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main Street in Weatherford.
The luau themed celebration begins at 4 p.m. and will include a barbecue dinner provided by Mesquite Pit, a hula and costume contest, and many door prizes. Men and women, age 50 or better, are welcome to attend the eighth anniversary for free, but tickets are required. To reserve a place for the anniversary event or for more information, call the Senior Circle office at 682‐582‐1751.

WRMC hosts program on worry

February 5, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/19/2015 - 5:30pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program will host a free seminar on “Worry” Thursday, Feb. 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main Street in Weatherford.
Tim Palus of Psychiatric Resource Partners will help participants learn how to define and understand a particular worry, identify the root causes of worry, and create a new approach to life that reduces the presence of worry.
Anyone interested in attending this free event can register online at or call 682-582-1753 for more information.

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.

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