- Giveback Night will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 16 at Fat Patties to benefit the Bluffton Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The restaurant will donate 10 percent of its sales in support of the Walk.
Brochures will be available for those wishing to sign up for the Walk, which will be held Oct. 27 in Old Town Bluffton, beginning at the Promenade. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with the walk at 11 a.m.
Fat Patties is located at 207 Bluffton Road.
- Hilton Head Regional Healthcare will offer flu shots for members of the community from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Bluffton Medical Campus, 75 Baylor Drive.
Each flu shot is $35. Medicare is accepted for those who qualify. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 844-738-2001.
- A free women’s health and wellness event, “We Know Women,” will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 18 at The Lakehouse at Sun City
Hilton Head Regional Healthcare’s Dr. Rochelle Ringer will speak about women’s health issues – from breast health to gynecological and urological issues. She is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon, board certified by the American Board of General Surgery and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.
Attendees can take part in free health screenings and assessments and enjoy refreshments, prizes and giveaways.
Register at HiltonHeadRegional .com, by clicking on “Classes & Events.”
- A free seminar about abdominal hernia operations will be offered at 5 p.m. Nov. 8 in the conference room at the Bluffton Medical Campus, 75 Baylor Drive.
Nearly 700,000 hernia operations are performed each year in the United States. Dr. Carlos Montenegro will discuss hernia prevention methods and treatment options.
There is no fee, and registration is not required.
- Mental Health America of Beaufort/Jasper will present a free seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at USCB’s Gateway Campus on Hwy. 278, in the Hargray Building, room 276. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.
The purpose is to educate attendees about government benefits for those with special needs, disabilities and-or mental illness.
Theresa Varnet, M.S.W., J.D., an attorney in Massachusetts and Illinois, co-chair of the Special Needs Law Section of the National Academy of Elder Law Association (NAELA), and Alisa McCray, J. D., a local attorney, partner with Olivetti, McCray and Withrow and member of NAELA who handles special needs planning, will advise attendees on the basics of qualifying for a number of governmental benefits.
The benefits for discussion include Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), SNAP Housing Subsidies ABLE Accounts, Special Needs Trusts, Medicaid and Medicare.
Please RSVP by Nov. 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-757-3900.