Health events around the Charlotte area

02/18/2014 12:00 AM

02/17/2014 5:39 PM


‘Meet and treat’

Relay For Life Ballantyne will host a “Meet and treat” informational session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Silver Room of the Sherrill Building in Ballantyne Corporate Park, 13510 Ballantyne Corporate Place. Those interested in participating can learn more about fundraising and this year’s event – to be held June 13-14 at the Morrison YMCA – and enjoy some sweet treats at this casual meeting. Questions: Details:

‘Healing strategies that may help’

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME/Fibromyalgia support group will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Charles Little Activity Building behind Sharon Presbyterian Church, 5201 Sharon Road. Board member Bethanie Massey will moderate an open discussion on “Healing strategies that may help.” Caregivers and anyone touched by these illnesses are invited to this free meeting. Details: 704-499-9407;;


Cupid’s Cup

Originally scheduled for Feb. 15, the 10th annual Cupid’s Cup 5K and one-mile fitness walk has been rescheduled for Saturday. The 5K will start at 8 a.m. at Carolinas Medical Center-Myers Park and follow a 3-mile course through the Dilworth neighborhood. The fitness walk will begin at 8:15 a.m. at Freedom Park. Details and to register:

Go Kids Go!

The Junior League of Charlotte Inc. will host this free series of events to help teach kids ways to stay active, eat nutritiously, manage stress and lead healthy, happy lifestyles. The first event will be 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Billingsville Elementary School, 124 Skyland Ave. On-site parent registration is required. 9-9:30 a.m., athletic apparel and shoes recommended. Additional events will be March 1, March 8 and May 17. Questions and details: 704-771-5426.

Hilary Trenda


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