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February 02, 2009

'Remembering Michael' campaign under way



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Hersh Business Services Ltd. of Martinsburg, has established the "Remembering Michael" campaign to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis and support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The campaign is in memory of Michael Hedrick who suffered from cystic fibrosis and who recently died at the age of 35.

The initial goal of the campaign is to raise $10,000 for CFF; however, two fundraisers have already been set up to help add to that number. The first is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, at Nan and Pop's Place in Martinsburg; and the second has been scheduled for Saturday, April 4, at Citizens Fire Department in Charles Town, W.Va.

For information, go to the Remembering Michael Web site at hbsbusiness.com/index.php/rm/.




Workshops on older Americans offered



FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Community College gerontology program will offer three one-day workshops this spring.

o Friday, Feb. 6 - Dementia and Mental Health Education

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o Friday, March 6 - Ethics and Older Adulthood: A Framework for Ethical Decision Making

o Friday, April 24 - Keeping Older Adults Safe: Strategies for elder Abuse Prevention, detection and Intervention

All the programs will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Frederick Community College's Conference Center. Lunch will be provided.

To register, go to www.frederick.edu, or call the FCC Welcome and Registration Center at 301-846-2431.

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