Events

Welcome to ECHN’s Events Page!

Throughout the year, ECHN offers a wide variety of educational programs designed to educate and support all individuals within our community. Please explore our diverse offerings including childbirth and parent education courses, diabetes education, nutrition and wellness classes, free seasonal health education programs, and more.

Join us as we aim to create a healthier, more informed community. Together, we are making healthy happen!

June 2023

26
Mon
5:30 PM

Cooking with Bridget: Beans, Beans, and More Beans!

Women's Center for Wellness
2600 Tamarack Avenue, South Windsor, , Connecticut
Details

Cooking with Bridget – Beans, Beans, and More Beans! Learn all about beans, one of the most versatile, affordable, and healthy proteins. Bridget demonstrates how to incorporate beans into your everyday diet – and of course, offer samples to everyone! FEE: $25 Session Date and Time: Monday, June 26th , 5:30pm - 7:00pm Location: In...

Cost $25.00
$25.00
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July 2023

18
Tue
12:00 PM

Sweet Talk Support Group

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Please join us for an informal meeting and networking with other people with diabetes.  This will take place in the Miller conference Room at Manchester Memorial Hospital. No registration is required. "Sweet Talk” is a support group for people with diabetes. Please join us and network with other people with diabetes. No registration is needed...

Cost Free
Free
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August 2023

22
Tue
12:00 PM

Sweet Talk Support Group: Lets Take a Walk (& Lunch in the Café)

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Please join us for a casual walk around the hospital followed by lunch. Wear comfortable shoes and then we will go to the hospital café where you can buy lunch or bring your own. We will meet in the Manchester Hospital lobby at 11:45 AM. After our walk, we will plan lunch in the café around...

Cost Free
Free
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September 2023

19
Tue
12:00 PM

Sweet Talk Support Group: Beans, Beans, Beans – Plant Based Meal Planning

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Please join ECHN’s Bridget Sutherland, RDN from 12-1 PM in Manchester Hospital’s Miller Conference room. You will learn about the health benefits of beans – and other pulses, like peas and lentils. We will learn the powerful nutrition punch these seeds provide to our diet, in an affordable, convenient, and delicious way! Bridget will review...

Cost Free
Free
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October 2023

17
Tue
12:00 PM

Sweet Talk Support Group: Why Protein is Important in a Diabetic Meal Plan

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Please join Francesca Marchese, RD, MS, an outpatient sales representative from Abbott who will compare nutrition profiles from their diabetes protein supplement, Glucerna, to common snacks. She will also discuss the importance of protein in meals and snacks. There will be samples for all to try!  We will meet in the Miller Building Conference Room...

Cost Free
Free
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23
Mon
6:00 PM

Tasty Table: Quick and Easy Meals

Virtual Event
Details

Explore healthier, nutrient-rich quick and easy meal ideas for your entire family all without sacrificing on flavor! Join our trained Lifestyle Coaches from the Diabetes Wellness Center as they discuss and prepare delicious and easy meals anyone can make at home. Fighting disease and maintaining our health can be delicious. Session Topic: Quick and Easy...

Cost $10.00
$10.00
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November 2023

14
Tue
12:00 PM

6 Week Journey to Healthy Living

Virtual Event
Details

Thinking about your long-term health and wellness? We have the program for you! Join one of our trained lifestyle coaches for a 6-week program, only one hour a week, focused on nutrition, getting active and all things healthy! You will learn that small lifestyle changes can help you prevent or reverse chronic diseases and improve...

Cost $60.00
$60.00
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21
Tue
12:00 PM

Sweet Talk Support Group: How to Navigate Medical Insurance

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

Join us for an informative session on "How to Navigate Medical Insurance" and get the benefits in your plan. Patty Kelly , ECHN's Patient Financial Advocate, will field your questions and educate on how to be your best advocate in navigating medical insurance. Patty Kelly has been with ECHN for 9 years. She has over 30 years...

Cost Free
Free
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December 2023

19
Tue
12:00 PM

Sweet Talk Support Group: Holiday Party Potluck

Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street, Manchester , CT
Details

It's that time of the year when our diabetes support group celebrates each other and looks forward to setting new goal for 2024 . We hope you can join us for the annual holiday meeting. Please plan to bring a dish to share with the group!!   This program will take place in the Miller Building Conference Room...

Cost Free
Free
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January 2024

23
Tue
12:00 PM

6-Week Journey to Healthy Living

Virtual Event
Details

Thinking about your long-term health and wellness? We have the program for you! Join one of our trained lifestyle coaches for a 6-week program, only one hour a week, focused on nutrition, getting active and all things healthy! You will learn that small lifestyle changes can help you prevent or reverse chronic diseases and improve...

Cost $60.00
$60.00
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March 2024

05
Tue
12:00 PM

6 Week Journey to Healthy Living

Virtual Event
Details

Thinking about your long-term health and wellness? We have the program for you! Join one of our trained lifestyle coaches for a 6-week program, only one hour a week, focused on nutrition, getting active and all things healthy! You will learn that small lifestyle changes can help you prevent or reverse chronic diseases and improve...

Cost $60.00
$60.00
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May 2024

14
Tue
12:00 PM

6 Week Journey to Healthy Living

Virtual Event
Details

Thinking about your long-term health and wellness? We have the program for you! Join one of our trained lifestyle coaches for a 6-week program, only one hour a week, focused on nutrition, getting active and all things healthy! You will learn that small lifestyle changes can help you prevent or reverse chronic diseases and improve...

Cost $60.00
$60.00
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