Here’s what’s happening at Murphy Medical Center

Take a look at the healthy and invigorating events this month at the Peachtree Athletic and Rehabilitation Center PARC

January 19 – The first in a two-week series of tobacco cessation classes begins on January 19th at Murphy Medical Center, from 6-7 pm, in the hospital’s cafeteria at 3990 E. US Hwy 64 Alternate. Participants will receive personal tobacco cessation plans, information on the effects of tobacco use, stress management and tobacco avoidance techniques. To register or for more information on tobacco cessation, call 828-835-7620. Murphy Medical Center is located at 3990 E. US Hwy Alt. in Murphy.

February 5 – A free Asthma Education class is being offered at Murphy Medical Center on February 5th 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 hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department at 3990 E. US Hwy 64 Alternate. For more information, or to register call (828) 835-7620.

February 6 – Murphy Medical Center’s Tuesday, February 6th Ladies’ Night Out featured speakers are Registered Dietician Shannon Summers, whose presentation “Eating for Weight Loss” will discuss how to make sustainable lifestyle changes to promote weight management, and Jed Mescon, Vice President of Public Relations & Marketing for Erlanger Health System. 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.

February 28 – March 1 – Murphy Medical Center’s Auxiliary is hosting Dillard’s Department Store of Asheville for a fundraiser on February 28th and March 1st from 10 am until 6 pm. New Spring items, boots, designer purses, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, small appliances, bedding and bath products, gifts, cosmetics, and fragrances are just some of the items they will be bringing. The event is open to the public and Dillard’s will donate 10% of the sales to Murphy Medical Center. For more information regarding this event, please call 835-3667.