MENDED HEARTS TO MEET: Mended Hearts, Chapter 7, has canceled its meeting for Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Campus. For more information, contact Lee Meadows, 330-793-2531.
VALLEY ART SHOW: Valley Counseling Services, along with Valley Community Mental Health Fund, will host its third annual Client Art Show and Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature artwork from all mediums created by those dealing with mental illness and working in the behavioral health field. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit will remain on display through Feb. 1.
Those in attendance will have the opportunity to bid on paintings, sculptures, drawings, jewelry and several other artistic mediums created by local artists. The Valley Community Mental Health Fund encourages the public to attend this event and support those individuals and families dealing with mental illness in the community.
BRIDGES GROUP TO MEET: Bridges, a free mental health educational, 10-week course, will meet 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 29 and each Tuesday after at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren. Call Nancy at 330-747-5111 to sign up.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer's Association will hold its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road N.E., Howland.
Feb. 20 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 330-650-0552 or 1-800-272-3900.
WARREN CITY OFFERS IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: The Warren City Health Department will hold a childhood immunization clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Warren City Health Department Community Services Building, 418 S. Main Ave. S.W., Warren. Child must feel well and have updated shot record. A $10 administration fee is charged or Medicaid cards are accepted. For more information, call 330-841-2596.
GIRARD OFFERS FLU SHOT: The Girard City Health Department will offer flu vaccines between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the health department at 330-545-6048.
FLU CLINIC TO BE HELD: A flu clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily at Warren West Community Health Center, 716 Tod Ave., Warren. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
SRHS SPONSORS SPECIAL EVENING FOR WOMEN: The third annual "I Love My Heart - Meet Me at the Mansion" special evening for women, sponsored by Sharon Regional Health System's Heart and Vascular Institute, is set for 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Buhl Mansion, Guesthouse, and Spa, in Sharon, Pa.
The event offers women an opportunity to treat themselves to an evening of pampering, shopping, local celebrity fashion show, mini spa services, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and an update on heart disease in women and minimizing one's risk for heart disease.
The fashion show features local models wearing fashions from local businesses. Discounted mini spa services include neck/shoulder massage, reflexology, hot stone massage, and paraffin dip treatments for hands. The evening's shopping features jewelry, hand bags, cooking, nail polish, Philadelphia Candies, Signature Homestyles, and more. Also included are tours of the mansion and a Chinese auction to benefit heart patients.
The grand prize for the evening is a Mary Kay makeover. Health events include blood pressure checks, smoking cessation, ABI (ankle brachial index), and heart health information for women.
Tickets are $35 and attendance is limited. For more information or to register call 724-983-5518 or 800-346-7997.
PROGRAM OFFERED FOR DEALING WITH ISSUES: An eight-step Christian program based on the Beatitudes is open to anyone dealing with a life-controlling habit or issue. It meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield.
For more details, call 330-599-2402.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the facility is next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. To make an appointment, call 330-652-7542 unless otherwise noted.
St. Joe's at the Mall is a Silver Sneakers site. Call or visit for more information.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m.
FLU AND PNEUMONIA VACCINES: by appointment on various days. Call for times.
STRONG BONES - STRONG PEOPLE: personalized strength training and nutritional education for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or at risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call for appointment.
FIT AND FUN: bi-weekly group exercise class with a personal fitness trainer. Silver Slippers chair exercise class also available bi-weekly. Call for times.
SILVER SNEAKERS SITE: If you have a Medicare Part C plan, you may be eligible for free use of our facility. Call or stop in for more information.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT through STRENGTH TRAINING: Join for $20 a month. Nutrition classes once a month on behavior modification. Call 330-652-7542 for an appointment.
EXERCISE WITH LANA, 10 a.m. Wednesday: low impact aerobic class with Lana Eddy-Campfield, exercise physiologist.
ZUMBA GOLD CLASS, 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday and Friday: Try Zumba only for the Senior Participant. $3 a class or free with SilverSneakers. Taught by Sandy MacDougall.
SILVER SLIPPERS, 10 a.m. Thursday: low-impact exercises (chair or standing) with instructor Sandy MacDougall.
EXERCISE WITH LANA, 8:30 and 10 a.m. Fridays: low-impact aerobic class with Lana Eddy-Campfield, exercise physiologist.
SPECIAL LAB SCREENING, 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 30: a HgA1C- $15 and chem panel for $10. Eight-hour fast is required. The chem panel includes sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, BUN, creatinine, glucose, albumin, total bilirubin, calcium, alkaline phosphatase, total protein, AST and ALT. The HgA1C indicates average blood glucose level for the past 2-3 months. No other labs will be drawn. Walk in.
SPECIAL TALK WITH THE DOC, noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 31: Dr. Adam Cash, plastic surgeon will discuss trigger finger, its causes and treatments. Call to register. Lunch $2.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
WE CARE PROGRAM: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Conference Room B - Ground floor. Support Group for family and friends - covering various topics and needs. Call 330-841-1917 for additional information.
SCHOLARSHIPS CREATED FOR JUVENILE DIABETES SUFFERERS: Thomas J. Seefred of Struthers created the Thomas J. Seefred Trust 17 years ago. It is a perpetual fund that will award scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each to college students between 18 and 25 years old who are suffering from juvenile diabetes. The college student must be successfully completing a standard curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited junior college, college or university.
Preference will be given to qualified applicants from Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties. All scholarships will be awarded by the trust and will be based on academic promise, personal statement, recommendations, and financial need. Applications can be printed from the trust's website, www.seefredtrust.org.
Scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 1. Scholarship recipients will be notified before July 1. For more information, contact Karen Leetch at 330-533-9900.