Dr. Christopher Chuirazzi of WARREN MEDICAL SPECIALISTS has joined Celtic Healthcare as its hospice medical director. His specialty is internal medicine and he has practiced in the area since 2000. Chuirazzi is a graduate of The Ohio State University Medical School and completed his education in internal medicine at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
RECOVERY INC., a self-help mental health group, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road. For more information, call 330-747-1176.
Julie Boser will speak about GOOD NUTRITION and proper food for good health at the seniors luncheon at 2:30 p.m. June 8 in the second floor classrooms at St. Joseph Health Center, 667 Eastland Ave., N.E. Cost is $4 with reservations due by Friday by calling 330-841-4375.
HUNTINGTON DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. June 10 at the Liberty Public Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road. The group provides support to those affected by the disease, family members, caregivers, professionals and anyone wanting more information on the disease. For more information, call 330-998-6600.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SERVICES AGENCY Trumbull County Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. June 8 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland. The event is open to anyone with multiple sclerosis, their family, friends and caregivers. For more information, call 330-394-3166.
Living tribute ''knock-out cancer'' ROSE BUSHES will be on display Friday and Saturday at the Cortland Relay for Life. Cost is $25 each in pink or red three gallon bushes which can be picked up at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The MAHONING VALLEY NEW VOICE CLUB, a support group for laryngectomees and their families / friends will meet at 6 p.m. June 9 at the Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center in the Beeghly Medical Park, 6614 Southern Blvd., Youngstown. For more information, call Donna at 330-726-8855.
The Niles City Health Department is holding a CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and June 16. No appointments are necessary. Those bringing a someone younger than 18 must have the child's immunization records and must accompany the child. For more information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
The MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SERVICES AGENCY of Youngstown will host a meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road. Featured speaker at Jesse McClain of St. Elizabeth Health Center. Registration is at 6 p.m. For more information, call 330-792-8900.
LIFELINE SCREENING for stroke and osteoporosis will be held starting at 9 a.m. today at Lake Vista of Cortland, 303 N. Mecca St., at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2860 E. Market St., Warren, and at 9 a.m, June 14 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles. The screenings are to help reduce the risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 877-237-1287.
During national CPR/AED Awareness Week, today to June 7, the American Red Cross Mahoning Chapter is offering "CPR/AED for Professionals," an 8-hour basic life support class for health care workers, lifeguards, paramedics, first responders and firefighters. The next class in Mahoning County is 5:30 to 10 p.m. today and Thursday at the Red Cross training center, 8392 Tod Ave., Boardman, across from the Davis Family YMCA. Cost is $55 per participant, and includes a manual and infant pocket mask for each upon successful completion. For more information, call 330- 726-6063.
The 13th annual Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic Golf Classic will be held June 14 at the Trumbull Country Club, 600 Golf Drive, Warren. All proceeds from the golf classic will benefit NKRC's adult and youth programs and the Dick Riley Fellowship Hall, a safe haven and meeting place for people in recovery from addiction. For more information about NKRC, call 800-228-8287 or visit www.nkrc.org.
ST. JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER, 667 Eastland Ave., Warren, is offering a seven-session beginning yoga class from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Mondays through July 5.
Certified yoga instructor Dawn Perhacs will teach simple yoga postures and breathing and relaxation techniques. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket and a small pillow to each class. Adults only. Class size is limited.
Cost is $58; $44 for Humility of Mary Health Partners employees. Make checks payable to St. Joseph Health Center and mail, along with name, complete address and daytime phone number to Yoga, Humility of Mary Health Healthline, St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., P.O. Box 1790, Youngstown, OH 44501. For more information, call 330-480-3151 or toll free 877-700-4647.
The Youngstown Jewish Community Center will host the Suzi Solomon Golf Classic at 1 p.m. June 14 at Avalon Country Club Squaw Creek Golf Course. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. the day of the event. This is the 12th year for the event in memory of Suzi Solomon, who was an avid golfer and skier as well as an active member of the Youngstown Jewish community. Cocktails will be served at 6:15 p.m. with dinner and raffle/auction afterwards. Non-golfers can join the event for dinner and the raffle.
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THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout class every third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are beginner aerobic classes, nine water classes and zumba. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
The Niles Wellness Center and the Global Health & Fitness Center are the host locations for a WELLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM providing free presentations about changing lifestyles. Seating is limited. Programs are held 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Niles Wellness Center, and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Global Health & Fitness Center. For reservations, call 330-506-3488.
A fitness conditioning program is being offered at the Niles Wellness Center at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 330-349-9355 for more information.
THE STEPPING OUT MINORITY DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM is a free program that includes line dancing, salsa, aerobics and other activities, as well as diabetes prevention; healthy eating and cooking classes; and regular health screenings for cholesterol, body fat, weight and blood pressure.
For more information, call the McGuffey Center, 330-744-4377; OCCHA, 330-781-1808; or United Methodist Community Center, 330-743-5149, Ext. 226.
REHAB EXPRESS is an educational program for potential rehab patients and their families about what they should know about going to any skilled nursing center for rehabilitation.
Day and evening programs are offered every month at the four Shepherd of the Valley communities. Morning programs start at 10 and are held the first Tuesday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Howland (4100 North River Road, Warren) and the third Thursday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Boardman (7148 West Blvd., Boardman). Evening programs start at 6 and are held the second Wednesday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Niles (1500 McKinley Ave., Niles) and the fourth Monday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Poland (301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland).
For more information or a brochure on the Rehab Express program, contact Lynn Miller at 330-530-4038, Ext. 2057, or via e-mail at lmiller@ShepherdoftheValley.com.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
AN ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM is being offered from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Q Club pool, 8094 E. Market St., Howland. Cost is $3. The program will be led by an Arthritis Foundation certified instructor.
PANIC RELIEF INC., a nonprofit educational organization, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, visit panicreliefinc.com or call the office at 732-940-9658.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday next to the inside entrance of Sears at Eastwood Mall, Niles. The schedule includes:
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