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Health summit set for Jan. 28

January 02, 2012|Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring

Meritus Medical Center and the Washington County Health Department are sponsoring a community health summit Saturday, Jan. 28, at Robinwood Professional Center. The purpose of the day is to invite the public to hear about the state of the community’s health and to participate in a discussion about what is needed to improve the health of its residents.    

The summit will be from 8 a.m. to noon in suite 142 (blue or silver entrance).

The event is free and open to the public.

Diabetes support group plans to meet Jan. 11

The Diabetes Support Group at Walnut Towers will meet Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 1:30 p.m. in the eighth-floor community room.   

The program will be “Counting Carbs to Control Diabetes” presented by Lisa McCoy, registered dietitian with the Washington County Health Department.  

The support group is open to individuals who live at Walnut Towers and anyone in the community. It provides a forum for educating individuals with diabetes to help manage their disease and to gain support from others.  

For more information, call McCoy at 240-313-3360 ( TTY 240-313-3391).

Book discussion

Clear Spring Library will hold a book discussion Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. The book to be discussed is “Liberty Lanes” by Robin Troy. For more information, call 301-842-2730.

Did you know?
 
Did you know that the Clear Spring Hardware store has been a store since the 1820s? During the Civil War, Rebel soldiers raided it.

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