New AIDS run planned

New AIDS run planned
CLEVELAND -- A five-kilometer run is being added to the 11th Annual Dr. John Carey Memorial AIDS Walk/Run in Edgewater Park. Hermes Sports & amp; Events has been hired to oversee the run. Event organizers hope the expanded event will raise a total of $250,000 this year. For more information, call (440) 735-WALK or (216) 623-9933.
Red Cross training
WARREN -- The American Red Cross Trumbull County Chapter is offering training programs at its Warren office, including:
U"Workplace Training: Standard First Aid with Automated External Defibrillator," from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 9. The cost is $40.
U"Pet First Aid," 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9. The cost is $25.
*"Child Care Course," 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 2. The cost is $42.
U"Community First Aid and CPR," 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 2. The cost is $40.
Call the Warren office at (330) 392-2551.
The chapter's South East District Office in Niles, will be offering:
U"Community First Aid and CPR," 6 to 9 p.m. June 5, 6 and 7. The cost is $40.
U"Baby Sitters' Training," from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 13 and 14. The cost is $28.
U"Sports Safety Training and CPR," from 6 to 10 p.m. June 12 and June 14. The cost is $40.
Call the Niles office at (330) 652-6412.
Yoga classes offered
WARREN -- St. Joseph Health Center will offer eight-session yoga classed Mondays starting June 18. "Gentle Yoga" is at 4 p.m. and beginning yoga is at 5:30. The cost is $65. Call (877) 700-4647.
Valley group gets award
YOUNGSTOWN -- Families in Touch, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of the Mahoning Valley, was awarded the NAMI Ohio Stigma-Buster Award at the recent state NAMI convention in Columbus. Members of the group accepted the award in recognition of their efforts to educate people on the biological cause of brain disorders that are classified as mental illness.
Blood-pressure checks
YOUNGSTOWN -- Blood-pressure screenings will be available in the area June 5, including the Brookfield Library from 10 a.m. to noon, the Liberty Library from 1 to 3 p.m. and at Beeghly Immediate Care in Boardman from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free blood-pressure screenings are available at the Community Health Connection at the Eastwood Mall in Niles on Mondays through Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. For more information, call (330) 544-1482.
Friendship day
CANFIELD -- Friends Supporting Friends -- Heather Vance Friendship Day is scheduled for pediatric cancer patients and their families at Camp Stambaugh, 3712 Leffingwell Road, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2. There will be pony rides, clowns, crafts, make-overs, go-carts, games and prizes. A karaoke and dance party is at 1 p.m.
Birth classes scheduled
WARREN -- Trumbull County Prepared Childbirth "Lamaze in a Day Class" is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 2 at Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $60. To register, call (330) 841-9251.
Trumbull County Prepared Childbirth Class has classes from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays from June 4-25, and Tuesdays from June 19 through July 10. The cost is $50.
A Vaginal Birth After Caesarean class is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. June 5 at Beeghly Medical Park. Registration is required by calling (800) 842-9727.
Skin cancer screenings
Free skin cancer screenings, offered by the American Cancer Society, in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology, Forum Health and Humility of Mary Health Partners, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Health Center, 667 Eastland S.E., Warren.
Health strategies
"In-SPA-rational, Health Strategies for an Awesome You," sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 9 at Holiday Inn MetroPlex in Liberty. The event will include sessions on aromatherapy, strategies to improve self-esteem, simple massage techniques, how to use herbal products and basic yoga techniques. The registration deadline is June 1 and the cost is $20 per person. For information, call (877) 700-4647.
Mammogram in May
Forum Health and Women's Health Advantage are encouraging women to get mammograms during May. Women interested in getting a mammogram, regardless of their ability to pay, may call Women's Health Advantage at (888) 942-6446 to see of they qualify for assistance and then call Forum Health in Mahoning County at (330) 629-8456 or in Trumbull County at (330) 675-5217 to set up an appointment.
Mobile clinic site
The St. Elizabeth Health Center mobile clinic will be at the Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday to provide free care to people without medical coverage. No appointment is necessary. Call (330) 480-3198 for information.
Osteoporosis seminar
The Youngstown YWCA will offer a free osteoporosis seminar and screening from noon to 2 p.m. May 30 at Georgeanna Parker Center, Boardman Park, Boardman. The deadline for registration is May 29 and can be done by calling (330) 746-6361.

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