News Release

Friday, February 13, 2009

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman (757) 668-7554 Greg.Lampman@chkd.org

CHKD Public Programs – March 2009

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following public programs will be offered by CHKD Health System during March:

  • March 4, Better Nutrition for Children Who Are Overweight. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Williamsburg-James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg. Learn how to fuel your child’s healthy growth and development while addressing weight concerns. This special program, offered by CHKD pediatric weight management experts, focuses on helping children develop healthy eating habits to reach their optimal size without putting them on a diet. For more information, call (757) 668-7035.
  • March 5, Positive Discipline. Free. 7-9 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500. 
  • March 11, How Children Manage Anger. Free. 9:30-11:30 a.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Learn how to help young children (up to age 6) manage their anger and learn self-control. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • March 16, Inhalant Use- Is Your Child at Risk? Free. 7-9 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Sgt. Jeff Williams, an Ohio K-9 officer who lost his 14-year-old son to inhalant use, will explain what inhalants are, how they are abused, the damage they do, signs and symptoms of use, and how to talk to your child about inhalant abuse. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.
  • March 18, Sibshops for Siblings 9–14 years old. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. A recreational workshop for brothers and sisters of children who have special health and development needs. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7646.
  • March 26, Positive Discipline. Free. 7-9 p.m. CHKD 6th floor conference room, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. Learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.