• Bands and Beyond

    Tone and strengthen muscles, improve posture and reduce stress using resistance bands! For active individuals looking for a moderate intensity exercise program. Class is FREE, bands are $5
    each. Please pre-register

    Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting May 2

    Times: 9:00-9:30am

    Place GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Info: Call the GS Education Dept at 541-667-3509

  • Body and Balance

    A fun and interactive class for the mind-body system that improves balance, movement, and strengthens body control. We use the Bal-A-Vis-X approach for an enjoyable and safe exercise routine proven to help all ages and fitness levels. Class is FREE. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

    Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting May 2

    Times: 9:30-10:00am

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Info: Call the Education Dept at 541-667-3509.

  • Bands Basic Moves

    Strengthen and improve flexibility using resistance bands for a workout that increases overall health and balance. For beginners, seniors, and those with impaired mobility. Class is FREE, bands are $5 each.

    Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting May 2

    Times: 10:00-10:30am

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Info: Call the GS Education Dept at 541-667-3509

  • Grief Share

    A FREE Faith-Based grief program coordinated between Vange John Memorial Hospice, New Hope Church, and Sun Terrace. Meetings are 1pm every Thursday at Sun Terrace (1550 NW 11th Street). Evening classes also available at New Hope Church.

    Call Ter: 541-667-3543 or 509-301-2520

  • Advanced Karate

    Learn self-defense skills and get in shape. Instructor works with each student.

    Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, starting May 2

    Times: 6:00-7:00pm

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Instructor: Chanty Pin, Second Degree Black Belt (541-720-9178)

  • HEALTHY FRIDAYS

    FREE health screenings including cholesterol, blood sugar (glucose), Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure checks, health information and wellness coaching! Open to all community members. *For best cholesterol and glucose test results, please fast 8-10 hours prior to blood draw.


    Dates: First Friday of every month

    Times: 8:00—11:00am

    Location: GSMC Conference Center 7 (by the Education Dept)

    Info: Call 541-667-3509

  • Boardman Pharmacy Outreach

    Stop by and visit with our Community Health Educator and receive FREE health screenings and health education on a variety of topics!

    Date/Topic: May 26: National Sun & Heat Safety Awareness

    Jun 15: National Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness

    Jul 28: World Hepatitis Day

    Times: 11:00am-12:00pm

    Place: Boardman Pharmacy
    (220 N. Main St, Boardman)

    Info: Call the GSMC Education Dept at 541-667-3509

  • BELLYDANCE BASICS

    Work on balance, joint mobility, flexibility, and strength. No prior dance experience necessary. Fun class for all sizes, shapes, and ages! Can pay per class, or monthly payment with discount available (pay instructor directly).

    Days: Fridays, starting May 5

    Time: 6:30-8:00pm

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center

    Instructor: Sahara Christine Sabri (541-571-7532)

  • Gentle Yoga

    You don’t have to be familiar with yoga to enjoy this FREE class. You will learn easy yoga postures; working on better breathing techniques and muscle groups.

    Dates: Monday and Wednesday, Starting May 1

    Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Info: To register call the GS Education Dept:541-667-3509

  • Hope For Healing Support Group

    Free, ongoing bereavement support group dealing with loss and grief issues.

    Dates: Every Tuesday

    Times: 6:00-7:30pm

    Place: Broun Building (645 W. Orchard, Suite 500)

    Info Call at Hospice: 541-667-3543 or Ter at 509-301-2520

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    Learn how to reduce stress and relax, communicate effectively, reduce guilt and anger, make tough decisions, set goals and problem solve. 6 weekly classes.

    Dates: Tuesdays May 16 through Jun 20

    Times: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

    Place: Conference room 7 (by the Education Dept)

    Fee: FREE, includes book “The Caregiver Helpbook”

    Pre-register: Call the Education Dept at 541-667-3509

    Info: Contact facilitator Helena Wolfe at 541-561-5443

  • Diabetes Living Well: Better Choices, Better Health

    Do you want to know more about your diabetes and learn ways to better manage it? This class will assist you with learning about diabetes and its effect on your mind and body. Six weekly classes.

    Dates: Wednesdays, May 17-June 27

    Times: 3:00-5:00pm

    Place: GSMC Conference Center 7 (by the Education Dept)

    RSVP/Info: Call 541-667-3509 for information and to reserve your spot.

  • HEALTHY FRIDAYS

    FREE health screenings including cholesterol, blood sugar (glucose), Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure checks, health information and wellness coaching! Open to all community members. *For best cholesterol and glucose test results, please fast 8-10 hours prior to blood draw.

    Dates: First Friday of every month

    Times: 8:00—11:00am

    Location: GSMC Conference Center 7 (by the Education Dept)

    Info: Call 541-667-3509

  • Steps To Success 5K Fun Run and Walk

    Join us for the Steps to Success 5K Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, June 3, at 8:00 AM at River Front Park in Hermiston. This is a family friendly event!

    Participants recieve a FREE bottled water, a piece of fruit, granola/cereal bar AND a lunch with your registration! 

    Proceeds from this event will go to support the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation which supports organizations and causes that will promote the health and well being of our community by providing grants to worthy projects and scholarships to local residents seeking to start or continue education leading to a healthcare-related career.

    This event is organized in part by the nurses of Good Shepherd Health Care System and the Good Shepherd Health Care System Wellness Committee.

    For more information please call us 541.667.3050.

    See you at the finish line!


  • TECHNIQUES OF RELAXATION

    FREE class to effectively combat stress. Come learn about different ways to relax your body and take some time for yourself. 8 weekly classes. Space is limited please pre-register. call 541-667- 3509 to register for this class.

    Dates: Mondays, starting Jun 5

    Times: 10:00-11:00am

    Place: GSMC Wellness Center (behind the hospital)

    Info: Call the GSMC Education Dept at 541-667-3509 to register

  • SENIOR HEALTH COMMITTEE

    The Senior Health Committee of the Healthy Communities Coalition works on health, safety and resources for seniors in our area. If you have a special interest in working on senior health concerns, please join us!

    Dates: Second Monday of each month

    Times: 11:30am-12:30pm

    Place: GSMC Conference room 2

    Info Call: 541-667-3507

  • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

    Support group for people living with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones! Peer-led group will help you learn about the disease, exchange information, give and receive mutual support, and talk about coping skills.

    Date: Meets the 1st Monday of each month

    Time: 1:00pm

    Place: Hermiston Bowling Alley

    Info: Facilitators Carol & Charles: 541-720-4256 or 541-567-9420

  • BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

    For all breast cancer patients, from newly diagnosed to long time survivors. Join us as we support each other on
    our journey and help us share in the hope found in our sisterhood.

    Dates: Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month

    Times: 6:30-8:00pm
    Place: GS Medical Office Plaza (620 NW 11th), meeting room MO2

    Info: Call Karen (541-561-6522), Shari (541- 561-7407) or Esmeralda (541-720-7595 for Spanish speaking
    participants)

  • Diabetes Support Group

    DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: Support group for people dealing with a new or long-term diagnosis of diabetes.
    Meetings will have an educational presentation as well as group discussion.

    Dates: Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month

    Times: 1:00 – 2:30pm

    Place: GS Medical Office Plaza (620 NW 11th), meeting room MO2

    Info: Call Marian: 541-377-9761

  • SAFE COMMUNITIES

    FREE monthly meetings to work on safety strategies for our communities. If you have an interest in working on strategies to help stop child abuse, domestic violence, bullying, traffic related or other safety related concerns, please join us! We discuss how to make safety a priority in our communities and put planning into action!

    Dates: Second Wednesday of every month

    Times: 12:00-1:00pm (lunch provided)

    Location: GSMC Conference Center 2

    Info/RSVP: Call 541-667-3509 to RSVP or for additional information


  • WHAT IS INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY?

    Learn about Integrative Oncology, using complementary therapies such as acupuncture, nutrition and exercise counseling to optimize outcomes while undergoing cancer treatment. Presented by Dr. Brian Lawenda, Radiation Oncologist, Integrative Oncologist. Seating is limited, please RSVP.

    Date: Tuesday, Jun 20

    Time: 5:30 pm (light dinner provided for those who RSVP)

    Place: GSMC, conference room 1

    Info/RSVP: RSVP to (509) 987-1800 or RSVP@ nwcancerclinic.com

  • ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP

    Date: Meets on the 4th Monday of each month
    Time: 5:30-7:00pm
    Place: GS Medical Office Plaza (620 NW 11th), meeting room MO1
    Info: Call 541-667-3509

  • LIVING WELL: BETTER CHOICES, BETTER HEALTH

    Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis or another long-term health condition? Find practical ways to living well by making a step-by-step plan to improve your health…and your life. Six weekly FREE classes, open to patients, caregivers/support person or both. Pre-registration required.

    Dates: Thursdays, July 13 through August 17

    Times: 3:00-5:00pm

    Place: GSMC Conference Center 7 (by the Education department)

    Fees: FREE, includes take-home book Pre-register: Call 541-667-3509