Health Calendar for April 8 - May 13

April 5, 2012 at midnight
Updated April 4, 2012 at 11:05 p.m.

Victoria West Blood Drive• WHAT: Victoria West Blood Drive

•  WHEN: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday

• WHERE: Victoria West High School, 307 W. Tropical Drive

• CONTACT: For more information, call Victoria West at 361-788-2830

Parent Workshop Texas Autism Supplement• WHAT: This workshop is an introduction to the eleven strategies that must be considered for educational programming for students with autism in Texas public schools.

•  WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday

• WHERE: 1905 Leary Lane, Region III Education Service Center

• CONTACT: For more information, call 361-573-0731.

Free Hearing Tests• WHAT: Brown Hearing will be conducting free hearing tests for anyone 60 or older.

•  WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday

• WHERE: Victoria County Senior Citizens Murray Center, 603 E. Murray St.

• CONTACT: To reserve a spot, call 1-800-392-1041.

Free Health Talk• WHAT: Dr. Tim Holcomb will speak on "How to turn on your fat-burning hormones to keep weight off." The talk is sponsored by Foundation for Wellness Professionals.

•  WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

• WHERE: Health Food House, 4206 N. Ben Jordan St.

• CONTACT: Call 361-0485-0449 to reserve a spot.

15th Annual Tony Borowicz Memorial Blood Drive• WHAT: Sponsored by Victoria Harley-Davidson and Victoria HOG Chapter. All presenting donors will receive a 15th anniversary special edition T-shirt (while supplies last) and a sausage wrap (courtesy of Mumphord's Place Barbecue).

•  WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

• WHERE: 608 N. Moody St., Victoria Harley-Davidson

• CONTACT: Call 361-575-7881 or visit for more information.

16th Annual Relay for Life • WHAT: Relay For Life are cancer events that help communities across the globe fight back against cancer.

•  WHEN: Open to public at 3 p.m., opening ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, April 27

• WHERE: Coleto Creek Park, 365 Coleto Creek Park Road, Victoria

• CONTACT: For more information, email or call 361-212-7028.

To submit your health-related event, email Features Editor and Health reporter J.R. Ortega at or call him at 361-580-6504. The Your Life Health calendar runs the second Sunday of the month.



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