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June 02, 2008

Anti-tobacco program

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Health Department Cigarette Restitution Fund Program will offer a free training, "Towards No Tobacco Use" (Project TNT) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3, at Frederick County Health Department, 350 Montevue Lane, Entrance C, auditorium.

This one-day training is recommended for teachers, counselors, administrators, community leaders, and health professionals who work with adolescents. A free lunch will be provided and a stipend is available to pay for a substitute teacher.

The Project TNT curriculum is approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is one of the highest rated school-based tobacco-prevention programs today. The curriculum is targeted at students in grades five through eight and includes instruction in ways to be an active listener, tobacco-related addictions and diseases, ways to build self-esteem, coping skills and communication.

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For information, call Heather Rager at 301-600-3390 or e-mail hrager@fredco-md.net.

Prenatal yoga

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Waynesboro YMCA will offer prenatal yoga classes from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning the week of June 9.

The class is for women from the first trimester of pregnancy through six weeks postpartum. Yoga aids in a healthy pregnancy with its focus on relaxation, fitness and breathing.

Classes will be taught by an instructor who is trained in prenatal yoga and expecting herself.

Rabies clinic

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Antietam Humane Society will hold a rabies clinic from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 7, at Greencastle Train Station.

Dogs and cats ages 3 months and older may be vaccinated for $8 each. Proof of previous vaccination is required to be eligible for a three-year rabies vaccine. All animals should be on a leash or in a carrier.

For information, call the shelter at 717-762-9091.

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