Making A Difference Newsletter, Issue 1, Volume 19 (Spring, Mar 2019) Issue 1, Volume 19 (March) - Page 21

The four-week program teaches what is diabetes, carbohydrates, reading nutrition facts labels, a diabetic plate, understanding blood glucose levels, physical activity, medicines and preventing complications.

Date: March 22, 29 & April 5, 12

Time: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Location: Felix Fraga-Houston Comm. College

301 North Drennan

Houston, TX 77003

Contact: Sonja Davis (713) 274-0950

Event: Master of Memory (MoM)

Details: A series developed to help older adults understand how memory works, identify ways to improve memory and pinpoint things in everyday life that may affect memory. The series provides helpful information about memory function and various strategies to help improve memory.

Date: March 7, 14, 21, 28 & April 4, 11

Time: 12 pm - 2 pm

Location: Hockley Senior Community Center 28515 Old Washington Rd

Hockley, TX 77447

Contact: Gerlinde Pittman (713) 274-3220

Event: Wisdom, Power, Control

Details: A type 2 diabetes self-management education (DSME) program targeting African-Americans and the general public. The four-week program teaches What is diabetes, carbohydrates, reading nutrition facts labels, a diabetic plate, understanding blood glucose levels, physical activity, medicines and preventing complications.

Date: April 3, 10, 17, 24 Time: 2 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Lone Star College - Atascocita Campus | 15903 W Lake Houston Pkwy Houston, TX 77004

Contact: Sonja Davis (713) 274-0950

Event: The Circle of Learning Child Care Provider's Conference

Details: Helps individuals in the child care professionals to obtain the state required training so they may provide high-quality child care to ensure the children that they serve develop physically, socially, emotionally and cognitively.

Date/Time: April 13

Time: 8 am - 4 pm

Location: PVAMU - NW Houston Campus | 9449 Grant Rd, Rm 204 Houston, TX 77070

Contact: Sonja Davis (713) 274-0950

Event: Heroes 4 Health Series

Details: A comprehensive nutrition and fitness program composed of six hands-on lessons for 8-12 year-olds using the Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness (CHFFF).

Date: March 5 & 26

Time: 11 am - 1 pm

Location: SW Multi-Service Center

6400 High Star Dr. Houston, TX 77074

Contact: Nakeia Pittman (281) 662-7106

Event: Heroes for Health Ambassador Training

Details: Ambassadors are trained and charged with presenting nutrition education to their peers and communities.

Date: March 5, 12, 26 & April 16, 23

Time: 11 am - 1 pm

Location: SW Multi-Service Center

6400 High Star Dr. Houston, TX 77074

Contact: Nakeia Pittman (281) 662-7106

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