Seminars, Classes and Events


Free Seminars, Classes and Events

Weight-Loss Options

Presented by Stelios Rekkas, MD, Manatee Surgical Alliance/Weight Loss Center

Attend a monthly seminar that will discuss surgical and non-surgical options for weight loss that can reduce diabetes, high blood pressure and other obesity-related conditions.

Call 941-896-9507 for reservations.

2016 Lecture Dates:

  • November 17
  • December 15 (Boardroom)

Time: 6 – 7 p.m.
Room: Tower Auditorium
Location: Manatee Memorial Hospital, 206 Second Street East, Bradenton


Diabetes Self-management and Education Classes

Facilitated by Susan Schussler, RD, CDE, Nutrition & Diabetes Education for You, LLC

This FREE three-day class will cover diabetic education centering on healthy eating, being active, monitoring diabetic medications, problem solving, healthy coping and reducing risk of complications. There will be a time for questions and answers during each class. The class is limited to 25 attendees.

2016 Class Dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21

Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Classroom A in the Tower; located near the main entrance lobby
Manatee Memorial Hospital, 206 Second Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208

If you prefer to register by phone, please call 941-708-8100, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to make your reservation

Tools to Quit Smoking

Facilitated by The Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center (AHEC)/Tobacco Free Florida

This FREE two-hour class will be held each month at Manatee Memorial. Participates will learn how to develop a successful plan to quit smoking and receive support. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to 941-552-1283.

2016 - 2017 Class Dates:

  • November 17, 2016
  • January 26, 2017
  • February 23, 2017
  • March 23, 2017
  • April 27, 2017
  • May 25, 2017
  • June 22, 2017
  • July 27, 2017
  • August 24, 2017
  • September 28, 2017
  • October 26, 2017
  • November 16, 2017

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Classroom A in the Tower; located near the main entrance lobby
Manatee Memorial Hospital, 206 Second Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208

Childbirth and Parenting Classes:

Manatee Memorial Hospital offers classes for expectant moms and dads each month. All classes are held at MOMM's Place, 250 Second Street East, Suite 3F (next to the hospital).

Get more information and the class schedule >

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206 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208

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