NEA Baptist Clinic

Area Events

  • NEA Baptist and First Security Bank present the 6th annual Teal Talk luncheon, raising awareness of ovarian cancer - which is also represented by the color teal. The complimentary luncheon will take place on Wednesday, September 27, and is part of the annual Hope Week initiative led by NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation.

    Sanjeev Kumar, MD, gynecologic oncologist at NEA Baptist Fowler Family Center for Cancer Care, will discuss ovarian and other cancers while guests enjoy a free lunch. There will also be a new community panel this year featuring women who have experienced an ovarian cancer diagnosis. The event will take place from 11:30 – 1 pm at Southwest Church of Christ Better Life Center (1601 James St.) and is free to attend. Tickets for the event are required for entry and are limited to the first 200 reservations.

    Tickets may be reserved online at Tealtalk2017.eventbrite.com or they can be picked up from one of the following locations:

    NEA Baptist Clinic – main lobby, 4802 E Johnson Ave – NEA Baptist medical campus | 870-936-8000

    NEA Baptist Clinic Wellness Center, 2617 Phillips Drive | 870-932-1898

    First Security Bank Main Banking Center, 1341 Red Wolf Blvd | 870-930-2500 

    First Security SW Banking Center, 313 Southwest Drive | 870-930-2590

    First Security Hilltop Banking Center, 4204 Johnson Ave | 870-930-2520

    The Teal Talk Luncheon is a Hope Week event. To find a complete listing of the 12th Annual Hope Week events from September 23 – September 30, 2017, call: 870-936-7005 or visit www.NEABaptistFoundation.org.

    September 27, 2017
  • On Friday, September 29, the 8th annual Hoping for a Cure event will take place from 11 am – 1 pm in the parking lot of Pier One in Jonesboro. A limited number of free mammogram and prostate cancer screening vouchers will be available to those who qualify. The event, a partnership between NEA Baptist, Ritter Communications , East Arkansas Broadcasters and KAIT 8, hopes to also raise awareness and funds for breast and prostate cancer during Hope Week 2017.

     Eligible recipients for the 3D mammogram vouchers should meet the following requirements:

    ·       Must have a Primary Care Physician (A primary physician will be assigned to those who do not have one)

    ·       Must be 40 +

    ·       Uninsured

    ·       No unusual breast symptoms or prior history of breast cancer

    ·       Have not received a screening mammogram in the past year 

    The voucher is good for one free 3D mammogram screening.

     Eligible recipients for the prostate screening vouchers should meet the following requirements:

    ·       Must be between the ages of 50 - 70 years old

    ·       Have not received a prostate screening or seen a urologist within the past six months

    ·       Blood draw on-site, (results given after physical exam is completed)

    ·       Physical exam to be performed at clinic location

     Early detection is key; resulting in quicker and better treatment for those with breast or prostate cancer. The screenings are an important part of early detection, as well as education about symptoms and risk factors. Everyone is encouraged to attend this free event to receive educational materials, to sign-up for the door prize and to enjoy lunch.

    Volunteers from the sponsor organizations will be on site during the event with a Bucket Brigade to raise money for Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation and HopeCircle, at the intersection of Highland Drive and Caraway. Participants can also stop at the tent in the parking lot to pick up a goody bag and educational material, enjoy refreshments and sign up to win a $100 Visa gift card.

    Hope Week, sponsored by NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation, is a unique community-wide, week-long series of events and activities designed to salute and highlight the spirit of Hope and its importance in the life of our community. Hope Week is rooted in the belief that acts of goodwill are virtually always related to more beneficial life outcomes. For more information about Hope Week or to view a calendar of 2017 Hope Week events, visit www.NEABaptistFoundation.org

    September 29, 2017