Advertisement

Support groups

May 29, 2006

Al-Anon/Alateen family groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., area. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by a family member's or friend's drinking. There are no fees. Call 1-301-663-6626 for a listing of meetings in the area.

Leukemia and lymphoma support

The John R. Marsh Cancer Center, in partnership with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Maryland Chapter, sponsors a support group for patients and families affected by blood cancer: leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, MDS or myeloma. Call 301-665-4650.

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly)

Maryland 77 Hagerstown Chapter, today, weigh-in at 7:30 a.m., exercise at 8:30 a.m., meeting at 9:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. The group meets every Monday. Visitors are welcome. Call 301-791-4909, 301-739-6267 or 1-717-597-8747.

Advertisement

TOPS

Williamsport Chapter 454, Tuesday, May 30. Weigh-in at 10:30 a.m., meeting at 11 a.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. The group meets every Tuesday. Call 301-223-8902.

TOPS

Maryland Chapter 449, Wednesday, May 31, 11:40 a.m., Hagerstown YMCA, 1100 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown. TOPS Chapter 449 invites the public to an open house. Speaker Lynn Little from the Maryland Extension Office will present "30 Minutes of Activity for Better Health." The group provides support, incentive, advice, understanding and friendship. Free refreshments and no obligation. Call Marion James, 301-223-8684.

La Leche League (breast-feeding support)

Thursday, June 1, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Valley Mall Community Room, between JC Penney and The Bon-Ton, Hagerstown. The group meets the first Thursday of each month. Nursing and expectant mothers and their children are welcome. The discussion topic will be the art of breast-feeding and avoiding difficulties. To talk with a local La Leche League leader, call Sheryl, 301-766-0867; Lara, 301-576-8157; or Jessica, 240-235-6350.

CoDependents Anonymous

Thursday, June 1, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Twelve-step meeting for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The group meets every Thursday. Call Claudia, 1-301-293-2243; Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to www.coda.org on the Web.

MOMS Club - Hagerstown North Chapter

Friday, June 2, 10 a.m., ARCC building, at Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. The group's activities are for mothers and their children. The MOMS Club also performs service projects to benefit community children. Mothers may bring their children to all MOMS club activities. All interested persons may stop by, or call Jessie Frushour, 301-432-6099.

MOMS Club - Hagerstown South Chapter

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, June 6, 10 a.m., Homewood Retirement Village, Virginia Avenue. The group's activities are for mothers and their children. The MOMS Club also performs service projects to benefit community children. Mothers may bring their children to all MOMS club activities. Call Jessie Frushour, 301-432-6099.

The Herald-Mail Articles
|
|
|