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Volunteers needed


for youth bike club


LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Region 8 Active Routes to School Project, a partnership between the North Carolina Division of Public Health and Department of Transportation, is looking for volunteers to help out during its Youth Bicycle Club. The Robeson County Active Routes to School Bike Club will begin in August for middle school girls and boys.


If you are interested in volunteering and finding out more, contact Shahnee Haire at 910-671-6233 or Shahnee.Haire@hth.co.robeson.nc.us.


Laughter Yoga


on Aug. 13


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center will host a Laughter Yoga session on Aug. 13 at 8:30 a.m. at CHEC in Biggs Park Mall. For information, call 910-671-9393.


Group for blind


to meet Aug. 14


LUMBERTON — Individuals who are blind or visually impaired and their family members are invited to join the Blind and Visually Impaired Support Group, which meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in Community Classroom I at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.


The next meeting will be held Aug. 14 and will feature representatives from Legal Aid of North Carolina and the American Red Cross. For information, call Ethel Bullard at 910-738-8012.


Breakfast at


Biggs Park Mall


LUMBERTON — Learn about the SilverSneakers fitness program for older adults on Aug. 19 at 8 a.m. in the retail space beside J.C. Penny at Biggs Park Mall.


Daniel Perdue of Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation will share information about who can enroll and how to enroll for this program, sponsored by Healthways, which offers fitness center memberships at no out-of-pocket cost. The event is sponsored by Biggs Park Mall and Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center. For information, call 910-671-9393.


Weight loss seminars


on Aug. 19 and Aug. 20


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Weight Loss Center, an affiliate of Southeastern Health, offers options for weight loss success.


Dr. Barry Williamson, of Southeastern Surgical Center, will host a seminar on LAP-BANDTM on Aug.19, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Southeastern Weight Loss Center, located within the Southeastern Health Mall on the campus of Biggs Park Mall.


Dr. Eric Velazquez, Southeastern Surgical Center-Health Mall, will host a seminar on a variety of weight loss surgery options, including adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on Aug. 20 at the weight loss center from 6 to 7 p.m.


Registration is required by calling 910-608-0307.


CDL physical info session


on Aug. 27


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Occupational Health W.O.R.K.S. nurse practitioners Annette Melvin and Brooke Grooms will present “CDL Physicals: What your drivers need to know” during a seminar on new regulations for DOT physicals on Aug. 27 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the BB&T Room at Robeson Community College.


Registration is required by emailing Maureen Metzger at metzge01@srmc.org. For information, call 910-272-9675.

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