ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
Here’s what’s happening at Murphy Medical Center
March 6 – A free Asthma Education class is being offered at Murphy Medical Center on March 6th to help patients, family members and caregivers understand what happens in the lungs during an asthma attack or flare-up, and will provide tips on better controlling asthma attacks. The class is free, and taught by knowledgeable instructors from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Travis E. Green Conference Center, adjacent to the hospital lobby at 3990 E. US Hwy 64 Alternate. For more information or to register call (828) 835-7620.
March 7 – Murphy Medical Center’s Tuesday, March 7th Ladies’ Night Out featured speaker is self-defense expert Rick Klopp, whose topics “Are you a target?” and “The illusion of safety” will discuss techniques for increasing awareness of your surroundings and recognizing possible assault threats. Enjoy a relaxing hour with friends and a chance to win valuable door prizes donated by local merchants. Ladies’ Night Out is free to all ladies 13 and over and held at McGuire’s Millrace Farm in Murphy from 5:30-6:30 pm. Bring a canned or dry good to donate to needy families and receive an extra door prize ticket. Past attendees wearing their Ladies’ Night Out shirts will also receive a bonus door prize drawing ticket. Please call (828) 835-3667 for details.
March 9 – Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. Help make sure your neighbors, friends, and family have the blood they need, when they need it. Murphy Medical Center and Blood Assurance are hosting a blood donation drive Thursday, March 9th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm adjacent to the hospital’s cafeteria. All donors will be provided a free T-shirt, snacks, a 15% discount coupon for the hospital’s gift shop and our sincere thanks for helping give the gift of life.
March 9-10 – Murphy Medical Center’s Auxiliary is sponsoring a One Touch linens fundraiser sale in the hospital’s lobby on Thursday, March 9th from 7 am until 7 pm, and Friday, March 10th from 7 am until 4 pm. A variety of sheet sets, bamboo pillows, blankets, throws, comforters, mattress pads and baby blankets are available for purchase. Please call (828) 835-3667 for details.
March 9-10 – Murphy Medical Center’s Auxiliary is sponsoring a roasted nut fundraiser sale in the hospital’s lobby on Thursday, March 9th from 7 am – 5 pm, and Friday, March 10th, from 7 am until 3 pm, featuring fresh roasted cinnamon glazed pecans, almonds, cashews, sugar-free pecans, peanut brittle and chocolate pecans. Please call (828) 835-3667 for details.
March 13-14 – Murphy Medical Center’s Auxiliary is sponsoring a Masquerade Jewelry fundraiser sale in the hospital’s lobby on Monday, March 13th from 7 am until 5 pm, and Tuesday, March 14th from 7 am until 3 pm. A festive selection of jewelry items are available for only five dollars each. Please call (828) 835-3667 for details.
March 29-31 – Murphy Medical Center’s Auxiliary is sponsoring a “Books are Fun” sale in the hospital’s lobby on Wednesday, March 29th from noon until 5 pm, Thursday, March 30th from 7 am until 6 pm, and Friday, March 31st from 7 am until 1 pm. New books and gifts are available at great prices. Murphy Medical Center is located at 3990 E. US Hwy Alt. in Murphy. Please call (828) 835-3667 for details.