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May 05, 2000

'Tuesdays With Morrie' to be discussed May 9

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The West Virginia Initiative to Improve End-of-Life Care, in conjunction with Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, will host a reading and discussion group on the book, "Tuesdays With Morrie" Tuesday, May 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Martinsburg Room of the library, 101 W. King St.

Jackie Glover, a West Virginia Humanities scholar, will conduct the group, which will encourage discussion and comments about end-of-life issues. Copies of the book are available at the library for loan to group participants.

For information or to register, call Jane Levitan at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, 1-304-267-8933.

 

Program to focus on helping kids deal with stress

FREDERICK, Md. - The program "Handling Anxiety: Helping Children Deal with the Stresses of Life," will be Tuesday, May 9, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at North Frederick Elementary School.

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Harriet Click, school counselor at Orchard Grove Elementary School, will teach techniques for relaxation, coping strategies and other ways parents and caregivers can help children learn to deal with stress.

The program is free. Continued training credit is available to Maryland child-care providers. Call Families Plus! to register, 1-301-694-9002.

 

Women's Center to hold workshop

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Shenandoah Women's Center Inc. is sponsoring a workshop titled "Addressing the Needs of Abused Children, the Elderly and Mentally Challenged Adults: A Law Enforcement and Community Response" Friday, May 12, at the Comfort Inn in Martinsburg. Registration starts at 8 a.m. The workshop lasts until 5:30 p.m.

The speaker is retired Lt. Mark Wynn of Nashville, Tenn.

This workshop will examine how to collect evidence, look for abused behavior, dynamics of domestic violence, interviewing techniques and other information. Continuing education credits and in-service credit for law enforcement are available.

For information, call 1-304-263-8522, 1-304-725-7080 or 1-304-258-1078.

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