Classes, Events & Groups

LGBTQ Adult Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

LGBTQ Adult is a free, confidential support group for adults 18 and older who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, and/or seeking support surrounding their sexual orientation.

Facilitated by Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, and Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, Agnesian Health Care Behavioral Health Services, this professional and peer-led group offers support to individuals anywhere in their coming out process, and includes professional education on the following:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Communication with family and friends
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotion regulation

This group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, at (920) 926-4382 or Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, at (9920) 926-4428.

St. Agnes Hospital Blood Drive

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital
Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Giving blood is easy and takes about an hour. The process includes registering, giving a brief medical history, and having temperature, blood pressure and hemoglobin checked.

Blood that is donated remains local, as the BloodCenter of Wisconsin is the sole supplier of blood to St. Agnes Hospital and Waupun Memorial Hospital, as well as 51 other Wisconsin hospitals. To donate, make an appointment by calling 926-4961 or sign up at www.bcw.edu/agnesian. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Stretch & Balance for Older Adults

Date
Time
Location

RMC Wellness Center
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Stretching is an important part of older adult's flexibility and will help offset the effects of normal decline in the flexibility of joints, and help individuals remain active and independent.

Join Natasha Novak, fitness instructor, for a stretching program that incorporates breathing exercises and good posture to relax the body and relieve tension.

RMC Wellness Center members attend at no cost, and should register with an RMC Wellness Center associate by calling (920) 745-3620.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Wednesdays, October 17 to November 7.

Walk With a Doc - Wednesday afternoon

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers on Monday through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m.; the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month between 5 and 6 p.m.; and Wednesdays between 4 to 5 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

In addition, Ripon Medical Center providers will be walking at Ripon High School, 850 Tiger Drive, Ripon, the first and third Wednesdays of the month between 6 to 7 p.m.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall and Ripon High School at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

 

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon High School
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at Ripon High School Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Healthy Italian Cooking Demo

Date
Time
Location

Fond du Lac Regional Clinic West Demo Kitchen
912 S. Hickory Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

There's more to Italian cuisine than frozen pizza and jars of spaghetti sauce. Although pasta should be a staple in every pantry, what you do with it can make all the difference. Join Mike Wetzel, sous-chef, to learn how to take traditional Italian recipes and give them a healthy twist without compromising flavor. 

Preregistration required. Seating is limited.

We know that sometimes emergencies arise and schedules change. If you cannot make this class, please cancel within 48 hours so other interested individuals can be accommodated. 

 

Healing Hearts Cardiac Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center Green Lake Room
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Cardiac patients and their families, and those working to control cardiac risk factors are invited to attend this free support group.

To learn more about this free support group, call (920) 748-9174. 

Sessions are held on the third Wednesday of each month with the exception of June, July and August.

Walk With a Doc - Thursday

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers on Monday through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m.; the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month between 5 and 6 p.m.; and Wednesdays between 4 to 5 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

In addition, Ripon Medical Center providers will be walking at Ripon High School, 850 Tiger Drive, Ripon, the first and third Wednesdays of the month between 6 to 7 p.m.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall and Ripon High School at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care - Step Two

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 East Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Expectant parents in their mid to late third trimester of pregnancy are invited to join St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit labor and delivery nurses for a two-part class that focuses on mom and baby, after baby has been born. Session one focuses on mom - body changes after delivery; breast care, baby blues, relationships, work and child care, diet and exercise and expectations. Session two is all about baby, including newborn characteristics, feeding, sleeping, soothing, bathing, illness and more! 

Class dates are October 18 & 25.

Cardiac & Stroke Support Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Topic: Healthy Cooking Demo

Agnesian HealthCare's Dale Michels Center for Heart Care and Primary Stroke Center offer this free support and educational opportunity for those touched by heart disease or stroke. 

Guest speakers include professionals in the field of cardiac and stroke care. In addition, print materials and class discussion provide up-to-date information for patients, family and friends.

Preregistration for this free group is required.

RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.