Category: Events

Stop by the Care Fair – Free Admission!
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Stop by the Care Fair – Free Admission!

Care Fair stops in BSL! BWC is taking the County Care Fair to Boiling Spring Lakes on Saturday, May 4 from 3 – 6pm at the VFW Post 10400, 3161 George II Hwy, Southport, NC. There will be a wide range of free health screenings, education, and professionals available to answer your questions about your...

Join us! 2nd Annual Spring Into Health 5K / 1M
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Join us! 2nd Annual Spring Into Health 5K / 1M

It may be winter, but the Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) is already gearing up for Spring 2019! BWC will hold its 2nd annual Spring Into Health 5K/1M event on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9 a.m. Race starting line is at Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, NC. This event is NOT a fundraiser, it’s a...

Know Your Numbers
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Know Your Numbers

BWC would like you to attend a free diabetes screening and education event on one of the following times: Monday, February 4 from 9 – 1pm at the Leland Senior Center aka the Brunswick Center at Leland.  Thursday, February 21 from 10 – 1pm at the Southport Senior Center Monday, March 4 from 10 – 1pm at...

2nd Lunch & Learn scheduled with area food pantries
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2nd Lunch & Learn scheduled with area food pantries

In October 2018, 20 people representing 8 area food pantries attended BWC’s first Lunch & Learn to discuss ways to promote and encourage healthy eating among clients. Since then, the food pantries have banded together to launch the “Give Healthy” campaign. On March 4, 2019, BWC is hosting a second lunch and learn to share...

County Care Fair Begins!
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County Care Fair Begins!

The Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) and Walmart have partnered to host its inaugural County Care Fair, rotating between the three Walmart locations in Brunswick County as follows: Monday, July 16, Leland Thursday, August 16, Southport Tuesday, September 18, Shallotte The fair will take place at each location from 5 to 8 p.m. and will offer...

Planning for first Lunch & Learn
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Planning for first Lunch & Learn

BWC’s Food Access subcommittee is planning a lunch and learn that will explore various strategies to improve the health of those that are food insecure such as increasing the amount of nutrient-dense food available at the food pantry and offering food demonstrations for individuals to try healthy foods and recipes. If you’d like to get...

Church Congregation gets ready to walk to Bethlehem!
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Church Congregation gets ready to walk to Bethlehem!

Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) has started its first community program, a four-week walking challenge for congregants of Ocean View United Methodist Church on Oak Island. The Bethlehem Walking Challenge gives church members the opportunity to walk a collective 6,160 miles. “It’s the distance from Oak Island to Bethlehem, commemorating the journey Joseph and Mary made...