Classes, Events & Groups

Ripon Medical Center Auxiliary Book Fair

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Ripon Medical Center
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

The Ripon Medical Center Auxiliary will host a Collective Goods (Books are Fun) sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, September 25 at Ripon Medical Center, 845 Parkside Street.

The Collective Goods book fair features quality books and gifts at 50 to 75 percent off retail price, and includes bestsellers, children’s, reference, hobby, nature and wildlife, sports and gift items.

The book fair is open to the public, and all proceeds will benefit Ripon Medical Center patient programs and services.

Purchases can be made by cash, check or credit card. For more information, call Volunteer Services at (920) 745-3670.

2017-2018 Grief Relief - Peer Support for Grieving Children & Families

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Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

Grief Relief is a peer support group for grieving children and families. We provide support for children, teens, and their families following the death of a parent, primary caregiver, sibling, family member or friend through peer support groups and education. Grief Relief's mission is to provide a safe place where children, teens, and their families can grieve openly, sharing and moving through the grief process in a supportive environment of their peers.

Family orientation is required for Grief Relief.

 

Walk With a Doc

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Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call Journeys: a health resource center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Infant Massage

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Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 East Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Infant massage is nourishment for healthy development of baby’s mind, body and spirit. Loving touch lessens tension, fussiness and irritability; enhances bonding; aids in growth and development; improves baby’s sleep and increases circulation.

This Agnesian HealthCare class is for newborns that are not yet crawling. Participants should bring a soft blanket to the class. 

Family & Friends CPR

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Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Staff & Organizational Development
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

FAMILY AND FRIENDS CPR teaches lay rescuers skills in adult, child and infant CPR and relief of foreign body airway obstruction in the responsive victim. The course presents information about the American Heart Association (AHA) adult Chain of Survival and signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and choking in adults. The course also presents information on the AHA pediatric Chain of Survival, signs of choking in infants and children, prevention of the most common fatal pediatric injuries and reduction in the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. A course “participation card” is given to each participant.

Essential Oils for Health & Healing

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Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

When used correctly, essential oils bring a wide range of health benefits. Join Allieson Mirsberger, LMT, massage therapist and aromatic consultant, to learn how to use oils safely and effectively for health and healing, and create and take home your own healing remedy.

Preregistration is required.

Spouse/Partner Grief Support Group (Open)

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Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the death of a spouse/partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.

Please join us at our new location on the west end of Twohig Flooring America near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

Registration is not required for open groups.

Adding Super Foods to Your Menu

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Time
Location

Fond du Lac Regional Clinic West Demo Kitchen
912 S. Hickory Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Super foods are a quick and easy way to get some serious nutrients into your body. Join Mike Wetzel, sous-chef, and Jennifer Clausen, RD, CD, registered dieitian, for a cooking demonstration using super foods, recipes and tips on how to use them, and their many benefits. 

Preregistration is required. Seating is limited.

We know that sometimes emergencies arise and schedules change. If you cannot make this class, please cancel within 48 hours so other interested individuals can be accommodated.

Breastfeeding Support Group

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Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.

Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Registration is not required. 

Breastfeeding Support Group

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Time
Location

Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.

Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Preregistration is not required. 

RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.