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February Palmetto Health Community Calendar
01/18/2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Jan. 17, 2013 CALL TAMMIE EPPS, 803-434-4903
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Palmetto Health February Calendar Events

Feb. 5: Infant CPR Class:
Learn how to save your baby’s life in an emergency by attending Palmetto Health’s infant CPR class 6:30–8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Palmetto Health Richland, 9 Medical Park Drive, Suite 130. The class will illustrate infant CPR techniques from certified instructors. Participants will get the chance to practice CPR and choking maneuvers on infant mannequins. The class requires a registration fee is $25. For more information or to register, call 803-296-CARE(2273).

Feb. 7: Diabetes Seminar:
Attend an educational diabetes seminar from 6–7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at Palmetto Health Baptist, 1501 Sumter St. in Classroom D & E. As part of the Palmetto Health Diabetes Education Program, the topic for this month’s seminar is “Is it Time for Insulin.” People living with diabetes and their family members will learn about diabetes and lifestyle changes that are helpful in managing this condition. For more information or to register, call Chrys Huggins at 803-296-8906.

Feb. 8–10: SHE Columbia:
Palmetto Health is sponsoring SHE Columbia: The Ultimate Girls’ Weekend (formerly Columbia Women’s Show) February 8–10 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The event will feature more than 200 vendors selling products and services related to a variety of women's needs and wants. In addition, the show will offer attendees entertainment through creative workshops, cooking demonstrations, fashion shows and an impressive lineup of special guests. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit SHEcola.com.

Feb. 12: Bariatric Surgery Seminar:
Learn more about weight loss surgery at one of Palmetto Health Weight Management Center’s free seminars. The Bariatric Surgery Seminar will take place from 6–7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Palmetto Health Baptist, 1501 Sumter St., ground-floor auditorium. Excess weight can limit your activities, erode your health and diminish your quality of life. For more information about the seminar, visit PalmettoHealth.org/BariatricServices or call the Palmetto Health Weight Management Center at 803-376-5982.

Feb. 19: Infant CPR Class:
Learn how to save your baby’s life in an emergency by attending Palmetto Health’s infant CPR class 6:30–8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Palmetto Health Richland, 9 Medical Park Drive, Suite 130. The class will illustrate infant CPR techniques from certified instructors. Participants will get the chance to practice CPR and choking maneuvers on infant mannequins. The class requires a registration fee of $25. For more information or to register, call 803-296-CARE(2273).

Feb. 26: Bariatric Surgery Seminar:
Learn more about weight loss surgery at one of Palmetto Health Weight Management Center’s free seminars. The Bariatric Surgery Seminar will take place from 12–1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Palmetto Health Baptist, 1501 Sumter St., ground-floor auditorium. Excess weight can limit your activities, erode your health and diminish your quality of life. The Weight Management Center at Palmetto Health offers real hope for lasting weight loss through bariatric surgery. For more information about the seminar, visit PalmettoHealth.org/BariatricServices or call the Palmetto Health Weight Management Center at 803-376-5982.

Feb. 27: Car Seat Safety Class:
Learn how to keep your child safe by attending the Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital “Car Seat Safety Class.” This free class will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at two Palmetto Health locations:
• 12–1 p.m. at Palmetto Health Baptist, 1501 Sumter St. in Classroom A & B on the ground floor
• 6–7 p.m. at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, 7 Medical Park Drive in the first-floor conference room
The class is open to the public for anyone who wants to learn the proper way to install a car seat. Visit BuckleBuddiesSC.org to view the complete list of classes. For more information or to register, visit PalmettoHealth.org or call 803-296-CARE(2273).