The Warren City Health Department and Warren Rotary Club will sponsor a SHOTS FOR TOTS free walk-in immunization clinic for children ages one month to 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the health department, 418 Main Ave. S.W. Parents must accompany the child and bring an updated shot record. Children should be free of illness. For information call 330-841-2596.
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.
Wellness One of Warren and Howland Giant Eagle will be holding COMPUTERIZED SCANS of the spine from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at 8202 E. Market St., Warren. To schedule a free test, call Kim at 330-505-3515.
Dr. Bryan Cecil from Wellness One of Warren is teaming up with the McKinley Memorial Library for a program on BACKPACK SAFETY TIPS at 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 330-505-3515.
YOUR PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTER, 1192 North Road, Warren, is looking for pregnant women to volunteer for free ultrasounds so they can complete a medical conversion and nurse training. The ultrasound will be performed under the supervision of registered ultrasonographer and medical professionals. The event will be held Aug. 23 to 31 for women six to 28 weeks into their pregnancy. Participants will receive a free photo of their unborn baby. To schedule a time call 330-856-3616.
Panera Bread is inviting community members to the PANERATHON to be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 28 at the Covelli Center in Youngstown. Participants can choose between a10K or a two-mile fun run or walk. Registration is at 9 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Joanie Abdu Breast Cancer Center which will be a comprehensive breast cancer center in the Mahoning Valley and 133rd in the country. The race will take runners through Mill Creek Park. To register online, visit www.active.com
The African-American Prostate Cancer Support Group will present LET'S TALK ABOUT IT from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Beulah Temple, 523 Griffith St., Youngstown. Participants will learn the basic facts about prostate health, risk factors, symptoms, testing and treatment options. For information, call Joe at 330-518-3516.
THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
The Youngstown Jewish Community Center in Youngstown has teamed up with Akron Children's Hospital and Kohl's Community Youth Fitness for the FUTURE FITNESS CLUB, a community based weight management program for children and teens ages 8 to 13. The eight-week fitness and nutrition program us designed to encourage safe weight loss. Participants will learn healthy eating habits and participate in games and other activities. The program kicks off Aug. 30. Classes are held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $30. For information, call 330-746-3251, Ext. 182.
The WARREN CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT will offer childhood immunizations from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday. A $5 administration fee of Medicaid is accepted. No appointment is necessary. A parent must accompany the child and bring a current shot record. Call 330-841-2596 with any questions.
A CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St. No appointments are necessary. Those bringing a child must have the child's immunization records. For information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
The American Cancer Society is seeking licensed cosmetologists in the area to help with the LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER program. A free training will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at Robinson Memorial Hospital, 6847 Chestnut St., Ravenna. Those wanting to help are asked to donate four to five hours per year to help women undergoing treatment. Once trained they are asked to lead a session twice a year. Registration deadline is Friday by calling 888-227-6446, option 2.
NAR-ANON, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been affected by a loved one's addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton N.E., Howland. For more information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout class the 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 PROGRAM providing free presentations about changing lifestyles. Seating is limited. Programs are 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.
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.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall.
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NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL NORTHERN OHIO CHAPTER, 25 E.Boardman St. Ste. 343, Youngstown, has listed the following emergency care courses being offered to the public. Pre-register by calling 330-747-8657.
Adult / Child / Infant Instructor courses also available inquire by calling. (2-year certificate)
Instructor courses also available. Inquire by calling.
Instructor courses also available. Inquire by calling.