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Healthful living classes set

Healthful living classes set

September 09, 2002

KNOXVILLE - Dancer Therese Keegan and acupuncture practitioner Marie Connor will lead a full-day workshop "Living Healthfully with the Seasons" on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The workshop will assist participants to tune in to the natural changes in the earth's cycles at this time of year and learn how to benefit from accommodating these changes in their personal lives.

Areas addressed will be diet, exercise, work and leisure, helping participants to develop positive patterns in each of these dimensions to gain a fuller, more healthful life which takes into account individual differences as well as seasonal imperatives.

The cost is $75, which includes lunch.

The workshop will be held at Slipperyslope. Directions will be provided upon request.

For information, call 301-834-9291, or send e-mail to slipperyslope@cs.com.

GED preparation given



WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Area School District will offer classes this fall to help adults prepare for the GED test, which leads to a high school equivalency diploma.

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Classes are open to adults 18 and older, who have not graduated from high school. Students cover all five areas included on the test, and classes are free to Pennsylvania residents.

Registration times are: Wallace Courts, Monday, Sept. 9, and Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m.; and Greencastle High School, Monday, Sept. 9, and Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

For information on the GED program, or to reserve a place, call Tod Kline at 1-717-762-1191, ext. 12102.

CPR class offered



Julia Manor, 333 Mill St., Hagerstown, is offering an Adult Heartsaver CPR for the Layperson class Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 13. The cost is $25. For information, call 301-665-8700.

Kidney workshop set



HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania will host its ninth annual Patient and Family Workshop on Sunday, Sept. 22, from noon to 3 p.m. at Harrisburg Marriott, Swatara exit off Interstate 283.

Motivational speaker and author Dr. Leo Frangipane, former surgeon from Reading, Pa., will be the featured guest. He is the host of nationally syndicated programs, "The Wellness Option" and "Today's Health Options."

The workshop is free to all area kidney patients and their families.

For registration and information, call 1-717-652-8123.

Hospice training planned



Hospice of Washington County Inc. has scheduled two Fall Volunteer Training Programs. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 24, through Thursday, Oct. 17, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon or evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., classes will be held at the Hospice office, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown.

For information, call Mary Foor, volunteer program manager, at 301-791-6360 by Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Get help with Fibromyalgia



Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by muscle pain and fatigue. Total Rehab Care and the Western Maryland Region of the Arthritis Foundation have set up an eight-week self-help course for people with fibromyalgia starting Thursday, Sept. 12, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Robinwood Room, Village at Robinwood, Hagerstown.

The course provides information about pain control, relaxation, exercise, doctor/patient relationships, fatigue and depression.

To pre-register, call 301-714-4025.

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