"Gut Check" - Colorectal Cancer Prevention Seminar

September 22, 2018 thru September 22, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Gut Check - a Colorectal Cancer Prevention Seminar

A FREE continuing education program.

Barb Bancroft, a nationally known speaker, will discuss colorectal health and preventable measures.

Register by September 14 - Phone 434-421-3060 - Online https:/bit.ly/2uqHwPt

This program is offered through the American Cancer Society Colorectal Cancer Partnership Award and brought to you by ACS, VCU Massey Cancer Research and Resource Center, which is funded in part by the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, and New College Institute.



Homeowners & Renters: Protect Yourself from Senior Scams

September 26, 2018 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM

Delivered by: Martinsville City Building Inspections Department
Learn tips on how to avoid home repair rip-offs and knowing your rights as a renter. Q&A opportunity will be provided. 


Life Care Planning

October 3, 2018 thru October 3, 2018 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Speakers: Cricket Haley and Laura Gall – The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Va.
Life Care Planning is a holistic, elder-centered approach to the practice of law that helps families respond to every challenge caused by chronic illness or disability of an elderly loved one. The goal of life care planning is to promote and maintain the good health, safety, well-being, and quality of life of elders and their family. This presentation will detail how this service works.


Behind the Scenes at VMNH

October 11, 2018 thru October 11, 2018 @ Virginia Museum of Natural History
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Attend the Second Thursday Science Talk followed by a tour of the behind-the-scenes areas of VMNH to include collections holdings and preparation areas and see one-of-a-kind specimens and artifacts. Group will meet at the museum and will be limited to 15 participants. This is an off-site opportunity. Meet us at the Virginia Museum of Natural History at 21 Starling Avenue in Martinsville.


Pioneers & Educators: History of Booker T. Washington & George Washington Carver

October 17, 2018 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM

Speakers: Carl Dehart and Desmond Kendrick – Martinsville Historical Museum
Learn more about these important history-makers, their contributions to society and science, and their connections to our community and each other.