Seminar on liposuction offered

April 20, 1999

Seminar on liposuction offered

As part of the Community Education Series, Salvatore DiMercurio M.D., plastic surgeon, will speak on "Liposuction, Body Contouring and Skin Care" today from 4 to 6 p.m.

The discussion will include the latest about liposuction, including ultrasonic and tumescent techniques, tummy tucks and breast reduction. Skin health preservation and wellness also will be discussed.

The program is free. No registration is required.

The program will be held at Robinwood Medical Center, Conference Center, Suite 122 A&B, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. Use the Blue parking lot and enter at the Courtyard entrance.


For information, call 301-790-8622 or 301-790-7984 TDD.

VA center to host ex-prisoner of war conference

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg VA Medical Center will host the Ex-Prisoner of War/Regional Office Conference at the Medical Center today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Representatives from Veterans Affairs Regional Offices in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia will be available to discuss claims Ex-Prisoners of War have not had finalized by the Regional Offices.

The veterans will be able to meet individually with the claims processors and ajudicators.

The conference will be held in the Domiciliary Courtyard. Parking will be available in the employee parking lot at the rear of the hospital.

If Ex-POWs or their families would like information about the conference, contact Mary Ann Durst, 1-304-263-0811, ext. 3004 or Vernette Hicks at ext. 3100.

Weavers' Roundtable works to be displayed

An exhibition titled "Spin Me a Yarn - Weave Me a Dream" featuring the work of the Weavers' Roundtable will be held at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown from April 23 through July 11, in the Fulton Decorative Arts Gallery.

The exhibit will officially open with a public reception on Sunday, April 25, between 2:30 and 4 p.m.

The Weavers' Roundtable is a fiber arts study group sponsored by the museum. Under the direction of Master Weaver Barbara Diefenderfer, the group meets monthly at the museum to discuss various weaving topics. It does demonstrations for organizations and takes spinning and weaving skills to area schools. The group also conducts weaving and fiber workshops for children, as well as adults.

The exhibit will include traditional and contemporary examples of handwoven textile art. Among the works created by the artisans, visitors will see household linens, clothing, belts, rugs and wall pieces.

For information on this exhibit or other museum activities, call the museum at 301-739-5727. The hearing impaired, may use the telecommunications device for the deaf at 301-739-5764. General information can be found on the museum's Web-site at

Museum hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.

Radio relay exams held

Antietam Radio Association will conduct American Radio Relay League Exams for amateur licenses Sunday, April 25, at 1 p.m. at Hagerstown Community College, in Hagerstown.

This is handicapped accessible.

To register, contact George Carpenter at 301-842-3130 or Bob Long at 301-824-5132 before 9 p.m.

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