Community Service

2018 Feed the Hungry Event, Judeo-Christian Outreach Center, Virginia Beach, VA

Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater (ACT) was proud to host a “Feed the Hungry” dinner event on April 29, 2018 to help our community. ACT participated in the Temple Emanuel “Feed the Hungry” event at the Judeo-Christian Outreach Center (JCOC) in Virginia Beach. JCOC offers dinner 365 days a year to those in need in our community, and is open to anyone.

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Girl Scout Troop 191 visits Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater

January 18, 2019. Girl Scouts Troop 191 was in the house…the Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater (ACT) House!

The girls enjoyed learning all about the usefulness of X-rays in medicine from our own Dr. Sherwood.  Then, Alyx our sonographer then showed them all about the exciting world of ultrasound.

ACT is glad to be part of building the next generation of strong women!

P.S. thanks Anya for setting up this fun event, and thanks girls…we enjoyed our beautiful thank you card and homemade brownies.

2018 Lupus Foundation of America – Walk to End Lupus Now, Hampton Roads, VA (Team: ACT Now!)

Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater (ACT) was proud to again participate in the annual Lupus Foundation of America, Walk to End Lupus Now, Hampton Roads event on June 9, 2018.  Team ACT Now! joined hundreds of other supporters from Hampton Roads to stand together as a powerful voice against lupus.  Team ACT Now! was successful in raising over $500. Proceeds from the event are used to improve the quality of life for people affected by Lupus through programs of research, education, and advocacy.


2018 Arthritis Foundation – Jingle Bell Run, Virginia Beach, VA (Team: ACT Runs this Joint)

What is Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater (ACT) doing in your community?

We’re running in the Jingle Bell Run, sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, to raise funds to benefit arthritis research!

This year’s event was held on December 2, 2018 at Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach.

Our team, ACT Runs This Joint raised over $500 in support of the more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children who are living with the pain and other challenges caused by arthritis and related diseases.

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