Past Events 

2018

  •  Every SATURDAY, Weekly Wellness Walk- Walk With a Doc, Dartmouth Mall(winter) or Buttonwood Park(Spring, Summer, Fall)

  • Every SUNDAY, Weekly Welness Program, Boys and Girls Club Greater New Bedford

  • February, 2nd, National Wear Red Day 

  • February to March, New Bedford Fitness Challenge

  • February 3rd,   Walk with a Doc Challenge Worcester versus New Bedford, Dartmouth Mall

  • February, 11th,  Love Your Heart NB 2018 - Citywide BP screenings and heart education!  

  • February 10th  Red Dress Ball, White's of Westport. Fundraiser for the American Heart Association

  • February 24th, Friends and Family CPR training, New Bedford EMS

  • April 4th, National Walking DayThe Rhode Show - Channel 12 Providence

  • May 19th, Southcoast Heart Walk, Umass-Dartmouth

  • June 2nd, Providence Heart Walk, Downtown Providence

  • June 12th,  Laurie Santos, Yale Professor and New Bedford native, The SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS! New Bedford Whaling Museum  

  • July 7th, Cape Verdean Recognition Parade

2017

  • Monthly Wellness Walk, Dartmouth Mall(winter) and Buttonwood Park(spring, summer, fall)

  • Every SUNDAY, Weekly Wellness Program, Boys and Girls Club of Greater New Bedford

  • February, 3rd, National Wear Red Day in collaboration with the Southern New England AHA

  • February 4th,   Go Red Walk for Heart Health, Monthly Wellness Walk, Dartmouth Mall

  • February, 12th,  Love Your Heart NB 2017 - Citywide BP screenings and heart education! 

  • February 16th, Healthy Living with Heart Disease, Autumn Glen Assisted Living, Dartmouth, MA

  • February 25th Red Dress Ball, White's of Westport. Fundraiser for the American Heart Association

  • February, 26th.   Free CPR training with New Bedford EMS.

  • March 5th, Boys & Girls Club Greater New Bedford.  George Mumford -Mindful Coaching & Athlete

  • March 25th,  St. Vincent's Hospital, Worcester, MA, Walk with a Doc with Dr. Nandana Kansara

  • May, 4th, Being Mortal Screening and Discussion, New Bedford Whaling Museum

  • May12th , Live Well, Age Well, White's of Westport

  • May 13th,  Southern New England American Heart Association Heart Walk, UMass- Dartmouth

  • May 13th,  Food Is Medicine: What Every Clinician Needs to Know, Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School with Henry Bousquet, Certified Executive Chef and culinary arts instructor 

  • June 3rd,  New Bedford Pride Wellness Walk

  • July 6th,  Monthly Wellness Walk/Cape Verdean Recognition Parade

  • September 16th, Health Not Just Healthcare, Southcoast Nursing Alumni

  • October 5th, Protecting Those Who Serve: How to Keep Your Heart and Mind Healthy

  • October 21st, Protecting Your Heart, Heroes in Transition, Cape Cod

  • November 7th, Protect Your Heart, St. Luke's Hospital, NB EMS

  • November 8th, Everyone's Health Matters, Southworth Library

2016

  • Monthly Wellness Walk, Dartmouth Mall(winter) and Buttonwood Park(spring,summer,fall)

  • Every Sunday, Weekly Wellness Program, Boys and Girls Club of Greater New Bedford

  • January 15 Healing our Schools Through Mindfulness, Ford Middle School, Acushnet, MA

  • February 14 Love Your Heart NB- Free blood pressure screenings with the UMass Dartmouth Nursing School Global Health Collaborative at the Greater New Bedford Boys and Girls Club

  • February 20 Dr. Yvette Cozier: The Black Women's Health Study: 20 years of Research New Bedford Whaling Museum

  • February 20 Red Dress Ball, White's of Westport. Guest speaker.

  • February 21 Hands Only CPR  

  • A Healthy Heart: How to keep your heart from killing you. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease through Simple Lifestyle Changes Sunday, February 28th 3 at Coronado Yoga & Wellness Center 

  • March 15 Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food with special guest Dr. David Ludwig at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. 

  • March 31   Studio G in Plymouth Grand Opening of the Loretta LaRoche Institute featuring "How to Have a Happy Heart" event with Loretta LaRoche and Dr. Michael Rocha

  • May 21 2016 Southern New England Heart Walk at UMass Dartmouth. American Heart Association. Life is why. 

  • June 11  New Bedford Wellness Initiative and Physicians to Prevent Opioid Abuse for monthly wellness walk and health fair on the opioid issue. Buttonwood Park walk.T

  • July 2.  Cape Verdean Recognition Parade in New Bedford

  • August 11 I Love My City Fest, Saturday, Park, New Bedford, MA

  • August 18, Healing Our Schools Through Mindfulness, New Bedford Public Schools

  • August 23rd,  New Perspectives of Patient Care, TEDx New Bedford Salon Venue: 

  •  StepItUpNB walk this Thursday, October 13 as part of the US Surgeon General's  StepItUpUSA challenge. 

  • Tuesday, October 18th Waking the Spirit: Music to Heal, Body, Mind and Soul with Andrew Schulman

2015

  • Monthly Wellness Walk, Dartmouth Mall and Buttonwood Park

  • January 17,  New Bedford Fitness Challenge Kick-off Fair at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center, 181 Hillman St. New Bedford.

  • January 24,  New Bedford Fitness Challenge Question and Answer at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center

  • March 12, 2015 "How to Avoid Seeing Me as a Cardiologist and Put Me Out of Business". Presentation at the South Coast Worksite Wellness Collaborative

  • March 28, 2015 "How to Avoid Seeing Me as a Cardiologist and Put Me Out of Business". Presentation at the Closing Celebration for the NB Fitness Challenge

  • May 6th, 6th Annual Southcoast Worksite Health & Wellness Conference, YMCA Fall River. Keynote Speaker, "How to Avoid Seeing Me as a Cardiologist and Put Me Out of Business."

  • May 13th, "Healing the Healers and Mindfulness", St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford, MA

  • May 17th Future of Health Expo Buttonwood Park, New Bedford, MA

  • May 21st, Book Club speaker on Being Mortal at the Beverly Yacht Club

  • June 9th, screening of Escape Fire:  The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, 6:30 pm at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.  Dr. Don Berwick guest speaker. 

  • July 28th, screening of Rx: The Quiet Revolution at 6:30 pm at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.  

  • August 8th, 9am to 1pm The Acushnet Farmers Market National Farmers Market Week

  • November 4, Healing our Schools Through Mindfulness, New Bedford High School, New Bedford, MA

  • November 6 from 1-8 pm TEDx New Bedford talk at Zeiterion Theatre in New Bedford, MA

  • December 5th   Monthly Wellness Walk, Dartmouth Mall We dedicated the walk to homelessness awareness with a sock drive.  In collaboration with the Global Health Collaborative UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing.

  • Santa 5K Saturday December 12, 2015. 5K Start: 1:00 p.m. $5 from each participants entry fee will go to the Greater New Bedford Boys and Girls Club

2014

  • Monthly Wellness Walk, Buttonwood Park, New Bedford, MA

  • May 31st, "Healthy Mind, Healthy Body" with Jean Pierre-Marques, from Coronado, CA at the Waterfront Grille, New Bedford, MA

  • September 18th, film screening of Fed Up at the the New Bedford Whaling Museum with a post movie discussion with Dr. Tanya Feke, Dr. David Weed, Kim Ferreira, MS, RD, LDN and Dr. Michael Rocha

  • October 20th - December 22nd 8-Week Meditation Class with Jonathan Felix at Hawthorn Medical Associates

  • October 22nd, Mind Your Stress, Loretta LaRoche at UMass-Dartmouth.

  • November 19th, 2014 film screening of The Connection: Mind Your Body at the New Bedford Whaling Museum with a post movie discussion with Dr. Kim D'Eramo,  Dr. Mario Torres-Leon, Dr. Jeffrey Rediger and Dr. Michael Rocha. Guest moderator Phil Paleologos.