This month’s Heart2Heart lunch-and-learn, “Waist’ful Thinking,” will be 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the City Club of Rock Hill, 140 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Lean about dietary changes that can be part of a healthy lifestyles, as well as surgical approaches to weight loss. Cost is $15, which includes buffet lunch, beverages and tax. Details and to register: 803-524-5671; firstname.lastname@example.org.
“A Reason to Hope”
The Alzheimer’s Association will host its breakfast fundraiser, “A Reason to Hope,” 8-9 a.m. Sept. 5 at Abernathy Laurels, 102 Leonard Ave., Newton.
N.C. State associate basketball coach and Sherrills Ford native Bobby Lutz will share his personal story about a loved one affected by Alzheimer’s. Details and to register: 828-465-8028.
PurpleStride Charlotte 5K
The second annual PurpleStride Charlotte 5k will take place at 8 a.m. Sept. 7 at Marshall Park, 800 E. Third St. Online registration will be available through Sept. 4. Event day registration will begin at 7 a.m.
This event will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Details and to register: www.purplestride.org.
The third annual Lake Davidson Sprint Triathlon will be Sept. 8 starting from the lakeside campus of Ingersoll Rand, 800 Beatty St., Davidson. Online registration will close Sept. 4, and there will be no race-day registration. Participants must be at least 10 years old. The race is a fundraiser for the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Details and online registration: www.lakedavidsontri.com.
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