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September 18, 2006

Healing circle in Frederick, Md.

FREDERICK, Md. - A healing circle will meet from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at Unity Church, 1 W. Ninth St. in Frederick. The circle will offer reiki and other stress releasing, energy balancing and healing techniques. For information, call 301-846-0868 or go to www.unityfrederick.org.

Racquetball lessons at YMCA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Area YMCA is offering free racquetball lessons to its members. Morning and evening lessons are available. Call 717-762-6012.

Volleyball league registration

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Registration is open for the Waynesboro Area YMCA's fall/winter coed volleyball league. Players must be in ninth grade and above. A and B division. There is a minimum of six players per team, with at least half of them women. Registration deadline is Sunday, Sept. 24. Call James Bailes at 717-762-6012.

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Basketball league for students

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Area YMCA's City League, basketball league is open to anyone in the ninth grade or older, unless involved in high school sports. Players do not need to be a member of YMCA. Registration is open through Saturday, Oct. 14. For information, call the YMCA at 717-762-6012.

Hospice training begins Sept. 28

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Hospice of the Panhandle will offer volunteer training from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 28, through Oct. 26.

Patient volunteers are required to complete a 25-hour hospice volunteer training. Organizational support volunteers and hospice helpers require some training but are not as extensive. Training is free and does not require one to become a hospice volunteer.

For information, call Pam Shanklin at 304-264-0406 or 800-345-6538 or e-mail pshanklin@hospiceotp.org.

Sport aerobics begin Sept. 27; Nov. 8

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks & Recreation will offer two sessions of its 2006 fall session of sport aerobics. Session one begins Wednesday, Sept. 27, and continues to Wednesday, Oct. 25. The deadline to register is Friday, Sept. 22. Session two begins Wednesday, Nov. 8, and continues to Wednesday, Dec. 13. Registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 3. There will be no class the week of Thanksgiving. Both sessions meet from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Berkeley 2000 Recreation Center.

The sessions are open to ages 7 through adult and cost $45 per session.

For information, call Ms. Cat at 304-264-4842.

Workplace wellness program

The Washington County Health Department's Health Services Division, is offering a lunchtime seminar to local business owners, human resource personnel, and anyone interested in learning more about wellness programs in the workplace. Staff from the Nutrition and Wellness Services program will present information relating to the agency's offerings.

"Integrating Wellness Into the Workplace" will be presented from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Elgin Station Community Center, 40 Elgin Station. The cost is $15 per person, which includes lunch, free health screenings, seated chair massage, prize drawings and a complete overview of wellness programs offered by WCHD/Nutrition and Wellness Services.

The deadline to register is Thursday, Sept. 21. To register, call 240-313-3300.

Walk to D'Feet ALS

The DC/MD/VA Chapter of the ALS Association announces its annual Walk to D'Feet ALS in Hagerstown. The walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, at Hagerstown Fairgrounds. Registration and check-in begin at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. The three-mile walk is open to the public. The route is wheelchair and stroller accessible and leashed dogs are welcome. Proceeds from the walk benefit the ALS Association, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding the cause and cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. To register for the walk, call 301-978-9855, ext. 205 or go to www.ALSinfo.org.

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