Thriving and Surviving with Cancer

 

UT Extension and TN Department of Health of Roane County Offering Free Workshops to Roane County Residents

Thriving and Surviving with Cancer is an evidence based program with certified leaders. It is a 6-week series designed to help community members manage their long-term health issues effectively.

Topics are:

  • Helping to establish better nutrition and exercise choices in your life
  • Discovering new treatment options
  • Managing side effects
  • Communicating with your health care professional effectively
  • Leading a fuller and better life despite having a chronic condition
  • Finding effective and healthy ways to deal with pain and fatigue

Dates are on Wednesday’s, May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28 and July 5th from 1-3 pm at the UT Extension office located at 3074 Roane State Highway in Harriman. Please call to register in advance. 865-376-5558.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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