Health briefs: Upcoming events, clinics

Published on Saturday, 5 April 2014 19:03 - Written by

Staff Reports

Grace Visiting Nurses offer free screenings in Tyler, Jacksonville

Free blood pressure, and pulse-oximeter checks will be held in Jacksonville beginning from 10 a.m. to noon at Grace Visiting Nurses, 111 Cash St. in Jacksonville every first Tuesday of the month (May 6, June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2).

It also will be held from 10 a.m. to noon every third Tuesday in Tyler, at Grace Visiting Nurses, 1725 S. Beckham beginning April 15. (May 20, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16).

Komen Race set May 10

The 16th annual Komen Tyler Race will be held on May 10 at Bergfeld Park. Visit komentyler.org for more information or to register.

Pearls and Promises to benefit women’s services

Trinity Mother Frances Foundation Women’s Board will hold the annual Pearls and Promises Gala at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Willow Brook Country Club. The fundraiser focuses on expanding women’s services provided through Trinity Mother Frances.

The event will feature fine dining, live and silent auctions, black-and-white “After-Five” attire, and the music of Downtown Fever (Dallas/Fort Worth).

All proceeds raised by Pearls and Promises will go to the Pat Herd Women’s Center and to Programs for Women at Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics.

For more information regarding the Pat Herd Women’s Center or the Trinity Mother Frances Foundation, please visit tmfhc.org.

Hot Yoga Tyler to hold community events

Hot Yoga Tyler will hold a free day of yoga with sessions at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at the studio, at 2665 Park Ridge Drive, behind FRESH by Brookshire’s.

They also will hold Yoga On the Patio at 10 a.m. May 10 on the patio at FRESH.

For more information or to register online, visit hotyogatyler.com or call 903-509-9642.

Tyler Acupuncture brings Eastern medicine to Tyler

Tyler Acupuncture and Wellness, at 6647 Oak Hill Blvd., will hold its grand opening at 3 p.m. Monday. In addition to acupuncture, the clinic offers herbal therapy, cupping, facial rejuvenation and meditation.

For more information, visit tyleracupuncture.com or call 903-787-5842.