50th Annual Macon County 2015 GEMBOREE :: Thursday, July 23 through Sunday, July 26 :: CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

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Proceeds benefit AMC cardiac rehabilitation program.

Angel Medical Center's (AMC) third annual “Macon Your Heart Beat” 5K walk/run event is scheduled for Saturday, April 6, and will have an extra event this year. An 8K (5 miles) walk/run option will be added to the one mile fun run and 5K (3.1 miles) race that have been held in the past. Registration for the all events will kick off at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.


The Angel Medical Center (AMC) diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The program was originally recognized in March of 2002. This program offers high-quality education services to the patients it serves.

The ADA Education Recognition effort began in the fall of 1986, as a voluntary process which assures that approved education programs have met the national Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide state-of-the-art information about diabetes management for participants.


At the upcoming March 26, Ladies Night Out program, the topic will be Tobacco Cessation, which will include information on the effects of tobacco use and second hand smoke.

The guest speaker will be Kim Watson, RN, CDE, Community Education/Cardiac Rehab, Angel Medical Center (AMC).


At the upcoming March 26, Men’s Night Out Program, the topic will be Emergency Preparedness.

The guest speaker will be Melissa Leatherman, Preparedness Coordinator for Macon County Public Health. Learn how to put together an emergency kit, make an emergency plan and be informed in Macon County.


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