Every fall, the gym at Southeastern Lifestyle Fitness Center under goes a transformation for an evening of dinner, dancing and fun for adults in the area. The annual dance, which will feature a 1950s sock hop theme, is set for Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. at Southeastern Lifestyle Fitness Center, located at 4895 Fayetteville Road in Lumberton.
The Sock Hop dance, which is sponsored by SRMC’s PrivilegesPlus program and Southeastern Lifestyle Fitness Center, is open to all adults who are interested in enjoying a night filled with food, fun and fitness, with the opportunity to dance to 1950s classics and participate in a variety of other dance hits. The event will feature a catered dinner by Golden Corral of Lumberton; music provided by DJ Larry Green of Music on the Strand; free portraits; door prizes and much more. A classic car show will also be held on the grounds of the fitness center from 5 to 6 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at Southeastern Lifestyle Fitness Center and are $10 for PrivilegesPlus members, $15 for Southeastern Lifestyle Fitness Center members and Southeastern Regional Medical Center employees, and $20 for the general public. Individuals are encouraged to dress in their favorite 1950s classics and a prize will be given away to the best dressed attendee. Tickets are on sale now.
The Sock Hop dance is just one of many benefits available to members of the PrivilegesPlus program, which is a health and wellness program for adults age 50 and older. PrivilegesPlus is a program affiliated with Southeastern Regional Medical Center and was designed in order to better serve patients and guests of the medical center while offering a variety of health-related opportunities, activities and consumer benefits to adults throughout the region. For just $10 a year, any adult age 50 and older can join PrivilegesPlus, which offers an array of educational and social events to its members throughout the year. With a PrivilegesPlus membership, members are issued personalized membership cards that allow them exclusive access to the various programs as well as discounts at SRMC, local restaurants and businesses, and nationally.
Discounts available to PrivilegesPlus members from entities of SRMC include a reduced application fee, which is $25 per member, at Southeastern Lifestyle Fitness Centers; 25 percent off all retail items at Southeastern Home Medical Equipment; 10 percent off non-sale items at The Gift Shop at SRMC; and a $10 blood analysis, which includes cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose levels, through Southeastern’s lab department. The newest discount extended to PrivilegesPlus members is a 10 percent discount off non-prescription items at either of Southeastern’s two retail pharmacies, one of which is located on the main campus at SRMC and the other within Southeastern Health Mall on the campus of Biggs Park Mall.
PrivilegesPlus not only partners with affiliates of Southeastern to extend discounts to members but currently has more than 23 local businesses, including a variety of restaurants, entertainment options and retail stores, offering discounts to PrivilegesPlus members. Discounts are added to the program partnership list periodically, and the program is continually reaching out to new businesses to expand our discount opportunities. PrivilegesPlus also partners with Catalyst Benefits to offer some national benefits to members. All PrivilegesPlus discounts are listed on the web at www.srmc.org/pplus.
To join PrivilegesPlus, members are required to submit a membership application and pay a $10 annual membership fee. Membership applications can be downloaded online at www.srmc.org/pplus or applications can be requested by calling the PrivilegesPlus office at 910-671-5018.
Kelli Borbet Skipper is the Affinity Program specialist at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. She can be reached at 910-671-5018 or via email at email@example.com.