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

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


November 14, 2020, World Diabetes Day: 7th Annual Taste of Health Wellness Expo, 12:00 noon-4:00 pm, Greenbriar Mall, 2841 Greenbriar Pkwy SW, Atlanta

March 27, 2020 Barbershops and Men's Health, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Apogee Barber Shop, 2998 Turner Hill Rd #103, Lithonia (Download Flyer

March 24, 2020 Diabetes Alert Day, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, DeKalb County Board of Health: Richardson Health Center, 445 Winn Way, Decatur  (Download Flyer)

​* March 18, 2020 WellCare Baby Shower, 10:00 am- 12:00 noon, 4153 Flat Shoals Pkwy Building C Suite 300 Decatur (Inside Trinity Office Park) (Download Flyer)

March 14, 2020 Silent Town, 3:00 pm-7:00 pm, Tucker Recreational Center, 4898 LaVista Road, Tucker (Download Flyer) 

*February 13, 2020 – July 23, 2020 Free Drop-In Breastfeeding Support in DeKalb County, 2nd/4th Thurs. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, DeKalb County Board of Health Richardson Health Center 445 Winn Way, Decatur (Download Flyer)

Day                       Date                        Event    

Wednesday         04/15/2020               Language is an Art Sign Language Class, Virtual Session Link

Friday                 04/10/2020               The Body Architects Inc. Presents Virtual Fitness Dance Party Virtual Session Link

Saturday             03/14/2020              Silent Towne Hosted by ​Great Day Family Connections, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 Lavista Rd, Tucker.

Saturday            11/02/2019                6th Annual Taste of Health Wellness Expo, Greenbriar Mall 2841
Greenbriar Pkwy SW, Atlanta, 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm (Download Flyer

Friday                09/28/2019                Sip and Shop, Jonesboro, 2:00 pm                

Friday                09/27/2019                Love Yourself to Health Brunch: A Conversation on Health Beauty, and Aging, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta Airport 3833 Princeton Lakes Ct SW, Atlanta,10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday            08/08/2019                ​Family History and Diabetes, Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage & Disability: Project GRANDD Support Group, Covington Branch Library, 3500 Covington Hwy, Decatur 10:30am

Saturday            07/26/2019                DeKalb Community Sock Drive TBA

Saturday            07/20/2019                'HealthStyle Social Mixer, Ashley Stewart, 2841 Greenbriar Pkwy SW, Atlanta, 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Saturday            06/29/2019               DeKalb County Board of Health Annual Men's Health Fair, Georgia Piedmont Technical College Conference Center, 495 N. Indian Creek Dr. Clarkston, 11:00 am (Download Flyer)

Thursday           05/23/2019                Senior Fun Fair, The Atrium at Collegetown, 435 Joseph E Lowery Blvd SW, Atlanta 11:am - 4:00 pm,             

Saturday           05/18/2019               Spring into Health & Wellness, World Covenant Christian Center, 3777 Troupe Smith Rd SE Conyers 10:30 am (Download Flyer)

Sunday             05/12/2019                Hats Off to Our Mothers, Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, 7 Concourse Pkwy, Atlanta, 8:30 am (Download Flyer)   

Thursday          05/09/2019               37th Annual DeKalb County Board of Health Volunteer Recognition Reception, Bohan Auditorium Richardson Health Center, 445 Winn Way, Decatur 6:00 pm

Thursday          05/09/2019               Project GRANDD Support Group, Covington Branch Library, 3500 Covington Hwy, Decatur (Download Flyer)

Sunday             04/28/2019               DeKalb County Park Prescription Day, Download Flyer for various locations     
Saturday           04/27/2019              Spring into Health, ​Believers Bible Christian Church, 3689 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta 11:00 am (Download Flyer)

Saturday          04/23/2019              MACC- Metro Atlanta Communities Collaborative Community Meeting, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta Airport 3833 Princeton Lakes Ct SW, Atlanta,10:00 am (Download Flyer

Tuesday​          03/26/2019            Diabetes Alert Day, DeKalb County Board of Health- T.O. Vinson Health Center, 440 Winn Way, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Download Flyer)

Tuesday         03/26/2019             MACC- Metro Atlanta Communities Collaborative Community Meeting, Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Rd SW Atlanta, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Thursday        03/14/2019       Community Coalition: Meet & Greet Membership Mixer, DeKalb County Board of Health, 445 Winn Way, Decatur, 4:00 – 6:00 pm 

Saturday        03/09/2019        Great Day Family Connections Presents Silent Towne 2019, Tucker Recreational Center 4898 LaVista Road Tucker, 3 PM – 7 PM

Friday            03/08/2019        International Women’s Day Women Watch Afrika, Inc. Presents 'A Celebrations of Women and Their Experiences,  Clarkston Women’s Club, 3913 Church Street in Clarkston (Download Flyer)

Tuesday        02/26/2019          MACC- Metro Atlanta Communities Collaborative Community Meeting, Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Rd SW Atlanta, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm  

Wednesday    02/14/2019         Red Zone- Heart Health and Diabetes Discussion, Covington Branch Library, 3500 Covington Hwy, Decatur, 10:00 am 

Tuesday        01/22/2019        MACC- Metro Atlanta Communities Collaborative Community Meeting, Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Rd SW Atlanta, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Friday            12/14/2018        Holiday Social: Hot Chocolate Bar & Cookie Party, Holiday Inn, Atlanta


Saturday        11/10/2018       Fifth Annual Taste of Health Wellness Expo, Greenbriar Mall, 2841 Greenbriar Pkwy SW

Monday          11/05/2018       Diabetes Information Session with WellCare, Lithia Springs Library, 7100 Turner Dr, Lithia Springs, 4:00 pm

Tuesday         10/09/2018        MACC- Metro Atlanta Communities Collaborative Community Health Fair, Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Rd SW Atlanta, 10:00 am- 3:00 pm (Download Flyer)

Saturday         09/29/2018        Fresh on DeK, DeKalb County’s Mobile Farmers Market Fall Harvest Festival, University of Georgia DeKalb County Cooperative Extension
4380 Memorial Drive Decatur, 10 :00 a. m. – 2:00 p. m. (Download Flyer

Friday             09/28/2018        Fall Family Safety Event, DeKalb County Board of Health Richardson Health Center, 445 Winn Way Decatur, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Download Flyer


Friday             09/21/2018        Hip-Hop! Dance Away-Diabetes to Kick-Off Fitness FriYAY

Saturday       06/23/2018           CETA Foundation Presents the 8th Annual True Wealth Symposium 
Athletic, Arts, & Entrepreneurship, Adamsville Recreation Center 3201 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW Atlanta, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Register Here)

Friday            06/22/2018       Salute to Fathers Jazz Social, Oasis at Scholars Landing, 134 John Hope Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30314 6:00 pm 

Saturday        06/09/2018         DeKalb Men's Health & Wellness Fair, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 495 North Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Register Here

Thursday        05/24/2018        United Healthcare Member Appreciation Event, MLK Jr Recreation Center 110 Hilliard St SE Atlanta, GA 30312, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (Download Flyer)

Saturday        05/12/2018        Honoring Mother's Tea, Oasis at Scholars Landing, 134 John Hope Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30314 2:00 pm (Download Flyer)

Wednesday    05/09/2018        Wayfield Foods Day of Health & Wellness, Wayfield Foods Market, 1757 Columbia Dr. in Decatur, 10:00 am until 2:00 pm (Download Flyer)

Saturday       05/05/2018        2nd Annual Focus on the Family Diabetes Fun Walk, Exchange Park Recreation Center Intergenerational Family Center, 2771 Columbia Dr. Decatur, 9:00 am. (Download Flyer)

Monday        04/30/2018        Coffee with the Candidate, Linda Becquer Pritchett, for State Representative District 63, 129 Glynn St N, Fayetteville, GA 30214 (Download Flyer)

Saturday        04/28/2018        Beauty Resides in My Image Workshop, Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Rd, Lithonia, GA 2:00 pm- 3:30 pm (Download Flyer)

Saturday        04/28/2018        National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, *Various Locations*, 10:00 am -2:00 pm (Download Flyer)

​Tuesday         03/27/2018        Veterans Diabetes Support Group "Red Carpet" Party, Oasis at Scholars Landing, 134 John Hope Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30314 2:00 pm  (Download Invitation

​Friday             02/09/2018        Community Health Fair, Oasis at Scholars Landing, 134 John Hope Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30314 10:00 am            

Saturday        11/11/2017        Taste of Health Wellness Expo, Greenbriar Mall, 2841 Greenbriar Pkwy SW


Saturday         09/02/2017       Visions Outreach Annual Veterans Festival (Georgia Vet-Fest) www.visionsoutreach.org


Saturday        07/15/2017        Diabetes Wellness Circle: Diabetic Friendly Desserts to Live By, Atlanta-Fulton Library South Fulton Branch, 4055 Flat Shoals Rd, Union City, noon (Download Flyer)

Saturday        07/01/2017        Visions Outreach  BBQ Cook Off, Car Show, and Job Fair, Sam's, Marrow www.visionsoutreach.org        


​Friday            06/16/2017        Oasis at Scholar’s Landing Community Health Fair, Oasis at Scholars Landing, 134 John Hope Drive, SW Atlanta, 11:00 am


Saturday       06/10/2017        Diabetes Wellness Circle: Summer Time and the Drinks are Easy, Atlanta-Fulton Library South Fulton Branch, 4055 Flat Shoals Rd, Union City, noon  (Download Flyer)


Saturday       06/03/017          DeKalb County Board of Health Presents, Strong4Family Men's Health & Wellness Fair, Georgia Piedmont Technical College Conference Center, 495 North Indian Creek Drive Clarkston, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm    


Saturday        05/20/2017        Women of Pearl Unity Luncheon, Greater Springfield Baptist Church 721 Jones Ave NW, Atlanta 1:00 pm


Monday          04/17/2017        Let's Talk Football, Future MVP Project    Alpharetta High School, 3595 Webb Bridge Rd, Alpharetta, 6:00pm


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) 
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