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HCC briefs 1/5

February 05, 2002

HCC briefs 1/5



Wellness seminar slated for Feb. 22


The Center for Continuing Education at Hagerstown Community College is offering a daylong seminar titled "Complementary Approaches: Creating Wellness in Your Life" Friday, Feb. 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Career Programs Building on the HCC campus.

Complementary approaches with practical applications presented in the seminar will include massage therapy, Ayurveda - the ancient Indian science of life - Hatha yoga, acupressure, nutritional approaches and reflexology. Participants will gain insight into their physical, mental and emotional tendencies and discover how to increase strength, gain flexibility and reduce stress.

The fee is $59 per person. ANCC contact hours are awarded for nurses. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Elderhostel programs planned for March


The Institute for Learning in Retirement through The Center for Continuing Education at Hagerstown Community College is offering two short Elderhostel programs for commuters in March.

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The Maryland Campaign of the Civil War will be March 10 to 13. Participants will examine and analyze the first attempt on the part of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to carry the Civil War into the North. Civil War historians will lead a tour of Antietam National Battlefield, South Mountain Battlefield Gaps and Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

The French and Indian War - George Washington and the Dawn of World War will be March 17 to 20. Historian and author Roger Swartz will lead the program, which will include lectures and field trips to Fort Frederick, Fort Loudon, and the sites of Fort McCord and the Rev. Dan Steel's fortified Presbyterian Church. Topics will include the politics of the colonies, George Washington's early military career, the Moravians, missionaries, spies, diplomats, and the Braddock and Forbes Campaign.

To register or for information, call Anne Myers, program coordinator, at 301-790-2800, ext. 582.

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