Ruby A. Neeson Diabetes Awareness Foundation, Inc.
Celebrating Five Years of Community Outreach and Advocacy 

Ruby A. Neeson Diabetes Awareness Foundation, Inc. holds awareness campaigns, outreach activities, fundraisers, and special events throughout the year. 

Day                Date                Event            

Saturday        11/19/2016        Stand Up for Diabetes: An Evening of Comedy and Cocktails Courtyard by Marriott Airport, 3400 Creek Point Ave, East Point, 6:00 pm


Monday         11/12/2016        Sip and Shop     7pm   Ashley Stewart, 3755 Carmia Dr SW, East Point


Friday            11/11/2016        Red, White, & Blue Patriotic & Veteran's & Remembrance Day Breakfast


Thursday        11/03/2016     Georgia Diabetes Coalition Annual Community Awards Reception with special guest, Ben Vereen (Register here)
                                               

Saturday        10/15/2016        Annual Fall Festival                 Shorty Howell Park, Duluth


Saturday          10/01/2016      Focus on the Family Diabetes Fun Walk        Trammell Crow Park, 4980 Cascade Road Atlanta, GA 30331 (Download Flyer) (Download Sponsorship and Volunteer Package


Friday              09/23/2016       'Sock-It- To Diabetes Fall Sock Drive Kick-Off,  Atlanta-West End Community          


Sunday           09/11/2016        Grandparents Day Social 


Monday          07/04/2016        Cookout-For-A-Cause BBQ            Grant Park


Saturday        06/11/2016         FIT4LIFE Fitness Challenge, Block Party and Health Expo, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, Stronghold Christian Church located at 724 Rock Chapel Road Lithonia, GA 30058. (Download Flyer)   

Saturday        06/11/2016        Friends and Family Day, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm, Decatur Farmers Market, First Baptist Church of Decatur located at 308 Clairemont Ave (near corner of Commerce Dr.). (Download Flyer)


Saturday       03/04/2016       New Hope Baptist Church of Atlanta, "Moving Towards a Healthy Future", 11:00 am- 3:00 pm, New Hope Baptist Church of Atlanta, 236 Richardson Street SW Atlanta, GA 30312. 


Listing of 2015 events:

Saturday       11/14/2015       Taste of Health Wellness Expo, 12:00 noon- 4:00 pm, College Park Elementary, 2075 Princeton Avenue, College Park, GA 30337 (Download Flyer)


Saturday       08/15/2015 ​    Special Showing of health educational film, The Debilitator, 12:00 noon, College Park Branch Library 


Saturday       07/18/2015       Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church Health Fair, 11:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m, 1558 Venetian Drive, Atlanta  


Thursday       06/25/2015       Special Showing of The Debilitator, 12;00 p.m- 2:00 p.m, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library: College Park Branch, 3647 Main St 


Wednesday       06/17/2015   Allegre Point Senior Community Health Fair, 10:00 a.m- 2;00 p.m, 3391 Flat Shoals Rd, Decatur  


Saturday       05/23/2015     ​Visions Outreach Organization Third Annual Health Fair/Car and Bike Show, 11 am - 4pm, Hearts to Nourish Hope Center, 640 Hwy 138, Riverdale (Organization Website)


Saturday 05/16/15 Beat Your Mind Health and Wellness 5K Walk/Run, 8:00am, Candler Park, 1500 McLendon NE, in Atlanta, Georgia 30303.
​(Event Website)

Saturday       05/09/15       Senior BINGO, Allegre Point Senior Center, 1:00 p.m  


Saturday       03/21/2015     Special viewing of the HBO Documentary Film, "The Weight Of The Nation", 2:00 p.m, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library: College Park Branch, 3647 Main Street, College Park


Saturday     02/14/2015     Mary Branan Community Nonprofit Presents: Love Your Health Banquet, 7:00 p.m, True Worship Christian Fellowship Church, 1776 Sylvan Rd SW (Download flyer)


Saturday     01/10/2015     Free Health Screening, Sam's Club Duluth: 3450 Steve Reynolds Blvd, Duluth (Contact store for hours)  

​Listing of 2014 events:

Tuesday     12/16/2014     Healthy Holiday Food Preparation Class, 10:00 a.m until 12 noon, Bowden Senior Multipurpose Center, 2885 Church Street East Point  


Saturday     11/01/2014     Diabetes Academy with Chef Dana Herbert, 10:30 a.m, Anderson Conference Goodwill Center, 5171 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon. (Download Flyer) 


Saturday     10/11/2014     Mercy Care Fall Festival, 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m, Mercy Care, 424 Decatur St., Atlanta, GA (Download Flyer)


Tuesday     09/23/2014     Kidney Action Day, 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m, Underground Atlanta (Download Flyer) 


Saturday     09/20/2014     West End SDA Church Health Fair and Diabetes Expo, 10 a.m-4:00 p.m, Mall West End, 850 Oak Street, Atlanta, GA (Download Flyer)  


Saturday     09/20/2014     Zumba® Fitness Fundraiser, 10:00 a.m until 12:00 noon, Shorty Howell Park, 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth, GA


Saturday     09/13/2014     Sam's Clubs, Free Health Screenings- Diabetes Awareness, 11am - 3pm, Duluth Sam's Club Location, 3450 Steve Reynolds Blvd, Duluth 


Saturday     08/1/2014     Georgia S.P.E.A.K.S, Inc. Back to School Barbecue, 11:00 a.m until 3:00 p.m, Redan Park, 1745 Phillips Rd, Lithonia, GA


Thursday     07/26/2014     C.H.O.I.C.E.S (Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully, Inc. 4th Annual Let's Move DeKalb Back-to-School Expo, 10:00 a.m until 3:00 p.m, Exchange Park Intergenerational Center, 2771 Columbia Drive in Decatur, GA (Download Flyer)


Thursday 07/17/2014 Young at Heart: Healthy Older Adults Diabetes Prevention Discussion and Zumba® Gold Fitness Session , 3:00 p.m, Allegre Point Senior Community Center, 3391 Flat Shoals Rd, Decatur, GA


Thursday 07/10/2014 Georgia S.P.E.A.K.S, Inc. Bowling Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m-7:30 p.m, Brunswick Zone, 3835 Lawrenceville Hwy Lawrenceville, GA (Download Flyer)


Thursday 06/19/2014 Special Showing of The Debilitator, 1:00 a-p.m- 3:00 p.m, Allegre Point Senior Community Center, 3391 Flat Shoals Rd, Decatur, GA


Saturday 04/26/2014 Lunch and Learn: Cooking Class with Chef Ro- Preparing Affordable, Healthy, Diabetic Friendly Meals, 3:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m., Atlanta-Fulton Public Library: West End Branch 525 Peeples Street, Atlanta, GA (Download Flyer)


Saturday 04/12/2014 Building Blocks to Diabetes Management, 9:00 a.m- 11:30 a.m, Conference Center at Midtown Medical Center, Columbus, GA (For more information, please contact Georgia Diabetes Coalition)


Tuesday 03/25/2014 Diabetes Alert Day, Georgia Diabetes Coalition Fundraiser, Varies at Zaxby’s Restaurants, (For a listing of participating restaurants, please visit www.gdctoday.org)


​​Tuesday 03/25/2014 American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day: Community Services to Prevent Diabetes. Discussion will include a special screening of the film, The Debilitator. Sponsored by the Diabetes Community Action Coalition (DCAC) of Fulton County and JenCare Neighborhood Medical Centers. (Download Flyer)


Tuesday 03/18/2014 Community Services to Prevent Diabetes and Its Complications, & Special Showing of The Debilitator, Atlanta Public Library: Dogwood Branch, 1838 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW, Atlanta 30318 (Download Flyer)


Saturday 3/08/2014 "Inspiring Change: Uplifting Women’s Health and Wellness, 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM, 720 Hambrick Rd in Stone Mountain, GA. (Download Flyer)


Saturday 03/08/2014 Building Blocks to Diabetes Management, 9:00 a.m- 11:30 a.m, Conference Center at Midtown Medical Center, Columbus, GA (For more information, please contact Georgia Diabetes Coalition)


Saturday 02/01/2014 Georgia S.P.E.A.KS, Inc. Health and Wellness Workshop, Phillips Arena


Saturday 01/25/2014 "Vision for Health Discussion and Vision Board Workshop, Atlanta-Fulton Library: West End Branch 


Listing of 2013 events:

Day Date Event  
Saturday 01/12/13 Diabetes Health & Wellness Workshop: Atlanta Fulton Public Library East Point Branch, 3:00pm-5:00pm  


Friday 02/15/13 Many Faces, One Vision” One-Year Anniversary Reception: Amli at Northwinds Clubhouse 7:30p.m (Download Invitation) 


Saturday 05/05/13 Run For Boston: Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth 


Wednesday 05/08/13 Wine Down Wednesday: Central Library, 1 Margaret Mitchell Sq NW, 5pm-7pm (Download Invitation)


Saturday 05/11/13 Diabetes Health & Wellness Workshop: Lawrenceville, Ga, 2pm-5pm


Saturday 06/08/13 Caribbean American Health Awareness Day: 4522 Flat Shoals Dr., Decatur 10a.m-3p.m (Download Flyer)  


Thursday 06/13/13 DeKalb County Board of Health, Health & Wellness Summit “Empowering the Community for Change”, 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd, Stone Mountain (Download Flyer) Register Here! 


Saturday 07/27/13 Health Awareness Fair: Events Unlimited “De Banquet”, 105 Liberty Road, Villa-Rica, Ga. 30180 


Saturday 09/21/13 The Debilitator film Screening: Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Rd, Lawrenceville (Download Flyer)


Sunday 09/29/12 Seventh Annual Community Health Fair: Community Church VICARS, 838 Cascade Ave., S.W. Atlanta, 12:12p.m (Download Flyer)  


Saturday 10/26/13 William Dillard Annual Cancer Conquerors Classic, Ben Hill Park Recreation Center, 2405 Fairburn Rd SW, Atlanta (Download Flyer)


Wednesday 11/13/13 Georgia Gives Day, An Online Giving Event www.gagivesday.org (Download Flyer)


​Thursday 11/14/13 Take One Step to Stop Diabetes, Washington Park Branch Library, 1116 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Atlanta 1:00 to 3:30 pm (Download Flyer)


Thursday 12/12/13 Affordable Care Act (ACA) Educational Discussion: & Sock Drive, Decatur, GA  


Saturday 12/14/13 Decide Create & Share Luncheon: TBA 


Sunday 12/15/13, Holiday Sock Drive, Various Locations Throughout Metro Atlanta (click here for locations)