For Immediate Release: October 10, 2016

AtlantiCare announces November community events,
educational opportunities

AtlantiCare will hold and/or host the following community events/educational opportunities in November. Where registration fees apply they are noted. Registration is required for most events. To register for an event, visit www.atlanticare.org and click on “Events & Classes.” For more information, or to find an AtlantiCare provider, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000, visit www.atlanticare.org/ or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticare. Event details are subject to change.

11/1/2016
Volunteer Opportunities
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland and City Campuses
Pomona, Atlantic City
Times vary.
Greet and guide hospital visitors, and visit patients to provide companionship.
Contact Volunteer Services at 609-407-2030 or e-mail Maureen.Hope@atlanticare.org

11/1/2016
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
William L. Gormley AtlantiCare HealthPlex
Atlantic City
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

11/2/2016
Stroke and Aneurysm Support Group
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
1925 Pacific Avenue, 6th Harmony Atrium
Atlantic City
4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

11/2/2016
Brain Tumor Support Group

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
1925 Pacific Avenue, 6th Harmony Atrium
Atlantic City
5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

11/2/2016
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth Tour for Expectant Parents
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
5:30 p.m.

11/2/2016
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Building 800
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

11/2/2016
AtlantiCare Breastfeeding Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $20

11/2/2016
Perinatal Loss Support Group
The Living Room, Gilda’s Club South Jersey
The AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

11/3/2016
AtlantiCare No Shave November Kick-Off Event
Tuckahoe Brewing Company
3906 English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
AtlantiCare’s No Shave November campaign, which will raise awareness of cancer’s side effects, kicks off with this event, including libations and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Participants who will forgo shaving for the month are encouraged to come clean-shaven. Free to participants who have raised more than $25; $20 registration fee for all other will benefit AtlantiCare’s Treasure the Moment Fund. Visit http://atlanticarenoshave.everydayhero.do/ or call 609- 407-2259 to learn more and to register.

11/4/2016
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Baby Basics Class
Babies “R” Us
130 Consumer Square
Mays Landing
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $10

11/7/2016
5th Annual AtlantiCare Diversity & Inclusion Event
Student Campus Center
Stockton University
Pomona
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Keynote presentation by Grammy-Award winning percussionist Nina Rodriguez and Drumcafé West Coast will engage guests in the power of communal drumming and create a hands-on approach to team building. Registration fee: $10. For more information and to register, visit http://www.atlanticare.org/diversity.

11/8/2016
Breast Cancer Support Group
The Living Room, Gilda’s Club South Jersey
The AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
5 p.m.

11/8/2016
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Physician Group
712 East Bay Avenue
Manahawkin
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

11/8/2016
Adult Diabetes Community Support Group
New Café
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

11/9/2016
Bariatric Health & Wellness Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

11/9/2016
Ostomy Support Group
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
The AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

11/10/2016
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
AtlantiCare Surgery Center
AtlantiCare Health Park
Cape May Court House
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

11/12/2016
One Day Childbirth Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration fee: $100

11/14-12/19
Six Week Childbirth Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $100

11/15/2016
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Building 800
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

11/16/2016
Preparing for Radiation Therapy
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

11/16/2016
Preparing for Chemotherapy
Joseph Stella, MD Conference Room
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner
AtlantiCare Health Park
Building 400
Egg Harbor Township
4:30 p.m.

11/16/2016
Getting through the Holidays Workshop
Conference Room
Life Center
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Learn out how to cope with loss and the losses that become so accentuated during the holidays. To register, call 609-407-2030.

11/16/2016
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Baby Basics Class
Hackberry Building
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Registration fee: $10

11/16/2016
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth Tour for Expectant Parents
Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus
Pomona
5:30 p.m.

11/17/2016
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Center for Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Building 800
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

11/19/2016
Annual Diabetes Health Fair
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
AtlantiCare certified diabetes educators will meet with attendees and information regarding the AtlantiCare diabetes education program and about diabetes products. Speaker session will discuss Diabetes and Dental Health; and Kitchen 19's Chef Brianna Lee Manning will lead a healthy cooking demonstration.

11/30/2016
Bariatric Health & Wellness Support Group
AtlantiCare LifeCenter
AtlantiCare Health Park
Egg Harbor Township
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

11/30/2016
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Suite 104
219 North White Horse Pike
AtlantiCare Health Park
Hammonton
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Contacts:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org
Betsy Woerner, (O) 609-748-7539, (C) 609-385-6361, betsy.woerner@atlanticare.org

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AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,400 employees and more than 700 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.