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Reach & Rise: A Mentoring Program

September 5, 2018 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM

Speaker: Terri Hairston, YMCA Program Director
Do you have the heart and time to be a mentor to a young person? Mentoring is a proven strategy for positive youth development. Youth are more likely to succeed in life when they have the additional support of a caring, consistent adult mentor. Find out how to become involved in the future of our area youth.

Cyber Security for Businesses

September 17, 2018 thru September 17, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Cyber Security for Businesses

In cooperation with the Martinsville Police Department's Quarterly Business Watch

Presented by: Adam Wright, EMI Security


Many business owners may think they are protected against hackers and other dangerous cyber threats, but that may not be the case.

From this critically important presentation, business owners will learn crucial steps to take to protect themselves, tips on how to prevent, block and deny access from dangerous and damaging cyber threats and attacks, plus much more.

Free to attend- Lunch will be provided

However, space is limited so please RSVP to Ruby Jones at 276-403-5605 or to Lt. Sandy Hines at 2760403-5328.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

September 20, 2018 thru September 20, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Live a Healthier Life!

FREE 6-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Presented by Southern Area Agency on Aging

  • Learn how to live healthier with your arthritis, high blood pressure, chronic pain, depression, or diabetes!
  • Develop action plans for better self-management!
  • Workshops are held once weekly for six weeks!
  • Attend 4 out of 6 sessions to earn a certificate of completion!

First class on Thursday, September 20 and runs through October 25, 2018.

9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Room 104 - New College Institute

To register, call Donna Allen at SAAA (276) 632-6442

Pre-registration is required


Healthy Aging Mini Fair

September 20, 2018 thru September 20, 2018 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Delivered by: Sovah Health - Martinsville
From mental health to nutrition to fitness to community resources - come out to this mini health fair for "speed networking" among local healthcare professionals serving seniors and supporting healthy aging.

Visit each table and complete a fun activity to receive a special gift!

Topics to include Heart Health, Brain Health, Stroke Education, Joint Health, and more!

"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:/

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. 

Suicide - The Ripple Effect

September 26, 2018 thru September 26, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sponsored by Piedmont Community Services and New College Institute


SUICIDE - The Ripple Effect

A film and a movement for hope and healing. The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery. Q & A discussion will follow the film.


For more information, contact PCS at 276-632-4037 or

Longwood University Day at NCI

September 28, 2018 thru September 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Longwood University Day at New College Institute!