Monthly Calendar

Get the latest information about expertise, technology and educational programs available
through Salina Regional Health Center and its affiliates.

August 2016

August 1- Look Good, Feel Better

For those dealing with effects of cancer treatment who would like to learn techniques
for skin and nail care, make-up application, and ways to increase self-esteem.
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center, First Floor Conference Room
Contact: Pam Ehlts, (785) 452-7037 or Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848
Cost: Free (contact Pam or Linda to confirm meeting dates/times)

August 5 - Early Childhood Screening Clinic

Central Kansas Cooperative In Education holds their early childhood screening clinic today for children in Saline, Ottawa and Ellsworth Counties. They will screen children in areas of hearing, seeing, talking, thinking, moving and playing. Children from birth to five years of age and children from ages 3-5 are screened. Screenings also available in Abilene, Chapman, White City, Hope, Solomon and Herington. Click here for flyer to see dates/contact number in other locations in North Central Kansas.
Time: By Appointment
Location: 409 W. Cloud, Salina (see flyer for locations in other cities)
Contact: (785) 309-5100 to make an appointment at the Salina location
Cost: Free

August 8 - Women's Cancer Support Group

A wonderful group of women meet once a month to talk with each other about issues they are dealing with or have questions answered. Everyone is welcome.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Lynn Pankratz, (785) 452-7102 or email lpankrat@srhc.com to confirm meeting times
Cost: Free

August 9 - Chronic Kidney Disease Educational Class

This class is open to anyone newly diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The class
will answer: What the kidneys do, what causes CKD, the symptoms of CKD, treatments for
CKD and much more.
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: 710 E. Iron, Fresenius Medical Care,
Contact: Eva Winkler APRN, (785) 820-7571 or (785) 823-6416, extension 1
Cost: Free (pre-registration is required)

August 15- Becoming A Mom, Infant Care

Learn about infant care and how to have the happiest baby on the block. Learn about the purple period of crying, how to reduce the risk of SIDS and how to properly install the car seat for the ride home.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 15- Becoming A Mom, Pregnancy Health

Learn how stress, certain foods and many other things can affect your pregnancy.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 16- Becoming A Mom, Pregnancy Health

Learn how stress, certain foods and many other things can affect your pregnancy.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 16- Becoming A Mom, Infant Care

Learn about infant care and how to have the happiest baby on the block. Learn about the purple period of crying, how to reduce the risk of SIDS and how to properly install the car seat for the ride home.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 16, 23 & 25 - Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education

Course specifically designed for those with asthma, emphysema and chronic lung disease.
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: 400 S. Santa Fe, Salina Regional Health Center
Contact: Linda Rittel, (785) 452-7588 to pre-register and find out location (varies)
Cost: Free (pre-registration required)

August 17- Becoming A Mom, Infant Care

Learn about infant care and how to have the happiest baby on the block. Learn about the purple period of crying, how to reduce the risk of SIDS and how to properly install the car seat for the ride home.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 17- Becoming A Mom, Pregnancy Health

Learn how stress, certain foods and many other things can affect your pregnancy.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 18- Becoming A Mom, Pregnancy Health

This session will be in Spanish. Learn how stress, certain foods and many other things can affect your pregnancy.
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 18- Becoming A Mom, Pregnancy Health

Learn how stress, certain foods and many other things can affect your pregnancy.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 18- Becoming A Mom, Infant Care

This session will be in Spanish. Learn about infant care and how to have the happiest baby on the block. Learn about the purple period of crying, how to reduce the risk of SIDS and how to properly install the car seat for the ride home.
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 18- Becoming A Mom, Infant Care

Learn about infant care and how to have the happiest baby on the block. Learn about the purple period of crying, how to reduce the risk of SIDS and how to properly install the car seat for the ride home.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

August 23 - Men's Cancer Support Group

A wonderful group of men and their spouses meet once a month to talk with each other about issues they are dealing with or have questions answered. Everyone is welcome.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848 or lhinnenk@srhc.com to confirm meeting times
Cost: Free

August 22 - Family Birthing Center Tours

Come tour the birthing center to ease your anxieties and let soon-to-be brothers and sisters learn what to expect when the big day arrives.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: 400 S. Santa Fe, Salina Regional Health Center, 6th Floor Birth Center
Contact: Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email tricia.fry@sschd.org
Cost: Free (call above to pre-register)
Click here for class dates/times for Birthing/Infant Feeding Classes

Smoking Cessation

A smoking cessation class begins on October 19 and goes through November 30. Sign up today before the class fills up
Time: Noon
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848 or lhinnenk@srhc.com for more info
Cost: Free

September 2016

Look Good, Feel Better

There is no meeting in September. The next meeting will be October 3
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center, First Floor Conference Room
Contact: Pam Ehlts, (785) 452-7037 or Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848
Cost: Free (contact Pam or Linda to confirm meeting dates/times)

September 2 - Early Childhood Screening Clinic

Central Kansas Cooperative In Education holds their early childhood screening clinic today for children in Saline, Ottawa and Ellsworth Counties. They will screen children in areas of hearing, seeing, talking, thinking, moving and playing. Children from birth to five years of age and children from ages 3-5 are screened. Screenings also available in Abilene, Chapman, White City, Hope, Solomon and Herington. Click here for flyer to see dates/contact number in other locations in North Central Kansas.
Time: By Appointment
Location: 409 W. Cloud, Salina (see flyer for locations in other cities)
Contact: (785) 309-5100 to make an appointment at the Salina location
Cost: Free

September 12 - Women's Cancer Support Group

A wonderful group of women meet once a month to talk with each other about issues they are dealing with or have questions answered. Everyone is welcome.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Lynn Pankratz, (785) 452-7102 or email lpankrat@srhc.com to confirm meeting times
Cost: Free

September 13 - Chronic Kidney Disease Educational Class

This class is open to anyone newly diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The class
will answer: What the kidneys do, what causes CKD, the symptoms of CKD, treatments for
CKD and much more.
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: 710 E. Iron, Fresenius Medical Care,
Contact: Eva Winkler APRN, (785) 820-7571 or (785) 823-6416, extension 1
Cost: Free (pre-registration is required)

September 19- Becoming A Mom, Postpartum Recovery

Learn about postpartum recovery, interconception health and how to regain your health between pregnancies.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 19- Becoming A Mom, Signs & Symptoms Of Preterm Labor

Learn the signs and symptoms of pre-term labor, labor and delivery and why the last weeks of pregnancy matter.
Time: 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 20- Becoming A Mom, Signs & Symptoms Of Preterm Labor

Learn the signs and symptoms of pre-term labor, labor and delivery and why the last weeks of pregnancy matter.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 20- Becoming A Mom, Postpartum Recovery

Learn about postpartum recovery, interconception health and how to regain your health between pregnancies.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 21- Becoming A Mom, Postpartum Recovery

Learn about postpartum recovery, interconception health and how to regain your health between pregnancies.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 21- Becoming A Mom, Signs & Symptoms Of Preterm Labor

Learn the signs and symptoms of pre-term labor, labor and delivery and why the last weeks of pregnancy matter.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 22- Becoming A Mom, Postpartum Recovery

This session will be in Spanish. Learn about postpartum recovery, interconception health and how to regain your health between pregnancies.
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 22- Becoming A Mom, Signs & Symptoms Of Preterm Labor

Learn the signs and symptoms of pre-term labor, labor and delivery and why the last weeks of pregnancy matter.
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 22- Becoming A Mom, Signs & Symptoms Of Preterm Labor

This session will be in Spanish. Learn the signs and symptoms of pre-term labor, labor and delivery and why the last weeks of pregnancy matter.
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 22- Becoming A Mom, Postpartum Recovery

Learn about postpartum recovery, interconception health and how to regain your health between pregnancies.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Donna Vanier Children's Center, 155 N. Oakdale (Enter the conference center door between suite 200 & 300- meet in the basement).
Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email triciafry@sschd.org to register
Cost: Free
Click here for a list of classes available

September 26- Family Birthing Center Tours

Come tour the birthing center to ease your anxieties and let soon-to-be brothers and sisters learn what to expect when the big day arrives.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: 400 S. Santa Fe, Salina Regional Health Center, 6th Floor Birth Center
Contact: Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email tricia.fry@sschd.org
Cost: Free (call above to pre-register)
Click here for class dates/times for Birthing/Infant Feeding Classes

September 27 - Men's Cancer Support Group

A wonderful group of men and their spouses meet once a month to talk with each other about issues they are dealing with or have questions answered. Everyone is welcome.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848 or lhinnenk@srhc.com to confirm meeting times
Cost: Free

Mark Your Calendars

October 1 - Fe For A Cure

The 2016 Fe for a Cure 5K (3.1 miles) Race/Walk down historic Santa Fe Avenue will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1st.  Proceeds from the event will be used to benefit breast cancer patients, at Tammy Walker Cancer Center.  Last year we had close to 1,000 participants.  The event is sponsored by Salina Regional Health Foundation, Salina Downtown, Inc., Kansas Wesleyan University, St. John's Military School, North Salina Community Development, and Alpha Media. 
Time: Registration begins at 7:00 a.m., race begins at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Historic Downtown Santa Fe, Salina
Contact: Salina Regional Health Foundation, (785) 452-6800
Cost: $20
Click here to go to the website to register and get more information.

October 3 - Look Good, Feel Better

For those dealing with effects of cancer treatment who would like to learn techniques
for skin and nail care, make-up application, and ways to increase self-esteem.
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center, First Floor Conference Room
Contact: Pam Ehlts, (785) 452-7037 or Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848
Cost: Free (contact Pam or Linda to confirm meeting dates/times)

October 4 - Immunotherapy For Cancer (Session 1)

Cancer affects so many of us, yet there are not many opportunities to ask questions or have a general discussion. This is your chance to hear from professionals in our community and ask any questions you have about cancer. During Session 1, Dr. Jeffrey Geitz will discuss immunotherapy, a type of treatment which boosts the body’s natural defenses. Please bring your questions for the experts, and register for one or both unique sessions. Instructors are Dr. Jeffrey Geitz and Dr. Muhammad Ahmed, both from the Tammy Walker Cancer Center in Salina. They are passionate about education and sharing the latest in cancer treatment. Session 2 will be held on November 8.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Community Learning Center, 308 W. Elm, Salina
Contact: Kim Erickson, (785) 452-4852 www.salina.coursestorm.com
Cost: Free (registration deadline is September 30)

October 10 - Women's Cancer Support Group

A wonderful group of women meet once a month to talk with each other about issues they are dealing with or have questions answered. Everyone is welcome.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Lynn Pankratz, (785) 452-7102 or email lpankrat@srhc.com to confirm meeting times
Cost: Free

October 11 - Chronic Kidney Disease Educational Class

This class is open to anyone newly diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The class
will answer: What the kidneys do, what causes CKD, the symptoms of CKD, treatments for
CKD and much more.
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: 710 E. Iron, Fresenius Medical Care,
Contact: Eva Winkler APRN, (785) 820-7571 or (785) 823-6416, extension 1
Cost: Free (pre-registration is required)

October 18, 25 & 27- Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education

Course specifically designed for those with asthma, emphysema and chronic lung disease.
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: 400 S. Santa Fe, Salina Regional Health Center
Contact: Linda Rittel, (785) 452-7588 to pre-register and find out location (varies)
Cost: Free (pre-registration required)

October 19 - Smoking Cessation

A smoking cessation class begins today and continues on Wednesday's through November 30.
Time: Noon
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848 or lhinnenk@srhc.com for more info
Cost: Free

October 24- Family Birthing Center Tours

Come tour the birthing center to ease your anxieties and let soon-to-be brothers and sisters learn what to expect when the big day arrives.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: 400 S. Santa Fe, Salina Regional Health Center, 6th Floor Birth Center
Contact: Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email tricia.fry@sschd.org
Cost: Free (call above to pre-register)
Click here for class dates/times for Birthing/Infant Feeding Classes

October 25 - Men's Cancer Support Group

A wonderful group of men and their spouses meet once a month to talk with each other about issues they are dealing with or have questions answered. Everyone is welcome.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center
Contact: Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848 or lhinnenk@srhc.com to confirm meeting times
Cost: Free

November 8 - Advances In Lung Cancer Treatment (Session 2)

Cancer affects so many of us, yet there are not many opportunities to ask questions or have a general discussion. This is your chance to hear from professionals in our community and ask any questions you have about cancer. In Session 2, Dr. Muhammad Ahmed will share about advances in lung cancer treatment. Please bring your questions for the experts, and register for one or both unique sessions. Instructors are Dr. Jeffrey Geitz and Dr. Muhammad Ahmed, both from the Tammy Walker Cancer Center in Salina. They are passionate about education and sharing the latest in cancer treatment.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Community Learning Center, 308 W. Elm, Salina
Contact: Kim Erickson, (785) 452-4852 www.salina.coursestorm.com
Cost: Free (registration deadline is November 4)

Monthly Support Groups

Family Birthing Center Tours

Come tour the Family Birthing Center to ease your anxieties and let soon-to-be brothers
and sisters learn what to expect when the big day arrives.
Location: 400 S. Santa Fe, Salina Regional Health Center, 6th Floor Birth Center
Contact: Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email tricia.fry@sschd.org
Cost: Free (call above to pre-register)
Click here for class dates/times for Birthing/Infant Feeding Classes

Inner Peace Bereavement Support Group

For all who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Meetings held each Wednesday morning at
10 a.m. and the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
Time: Multiple times monthly
Location: Kaye Pogue Hospice Center, 730 Holly Lane
Contact: 825-1717 for more information and to confirm meeting dates
Cost: Free

Men's Cancer Networking Group
(formerly Man To Man Prostate Cancer Support Group)

A wonderful group of men and some of their spouses meet once a month to hear a talk pertaining
to men's cancers and have a chance to network with each other about issues they are dealing
with or have questions answered. Everyone is welcome.
Location: 511. S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center, Conference Room
Contact: Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848 or lhinnenk@srhc.com to confirm meeting times

Family Birthing Center Tours

Come tour the Family Birthing Center to ease your anxieties and let soon-to-be brothers
and sisters learn what to expect when the big day arrives.
Location: 400 S. Santa Fe, Salina Regional Health Center, 6th Floor Birth Center
Contact: Contact: Tricia, (785) 826-6000 extension 260 or email tricia.fry@sschd.org
Cost: Free (call above to pre-register)
Click here for class dates/times for Birthing/Infant Feeding Classes

Look Good, Feel Better

For those dealing with effects of cancer treatment who would like to learn techniques
for skin and nail care, make-up application, and ways to increase self-esteem.
Location: 511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center, First Floor Conference Room
Contact: Pam Ehlts, (785) 452-7037 or Linda Hinnenkamp, (785) 452-4848
Cost: Free (contact Pam or Linda to confirm meeting dates/times)

Women's Cancer Support Group

Location:511 S. Santa Fe, Tammy Walker Cancer Center, First Floor Conference Room
Contact: Lynn Pankratz, (785) 452-7102 or email lpankrat@srhc.com to confirm meeting times
Cost: Free