La Leche League

La Leche League
LEETONIA -- The Salem-Lisbon La Leche League will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lifeline Clinic, St. Patrick's Church, 167 Main St. The discussion topic will be nutrition and weaning. All pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome to attend. For more information, call (330) 427-2155.
Ohio Run for Rett
CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The International Rett Syndrome Association, along with Blossom Music Center and House of Blues Concerts, is having the third annual Ohio Run for Rett on April 27 at Blossom Music Center, 1145 W. Steels Corners Road. Rett Syndrome is a genetic developmental disorder seen almost exclusively in girls. The cost of registration on race day is $18, or $15 to preregister. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. A 5-K race starts at 9 a.m. followed by a 1-mile run/walk at 9:30 a.m.
Cancer symposium
LIBERTY -- The 22nd annual Forum Health-Western Reserve Care System cancer symposium, a colorectal cancer update, is April 18 at the Holiday Inn MetroPlex from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $50 before Monday and $55 after Monday for Forum Health health-care professionals; and $5 more for non-Forum Health health-care professionals. Call (330) 884-3574 for more information.
Parkinson symposium
TALLMADGE -- The Ohio Parkinson Foundation Northeast Region offers a Parkinson symposium from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 20 at First Church of God, 464 Northeast Ave. Admission is free. Call (800) 630-3193 to preregister by Saturday.
Cancer society program
LISBON -- The American Cancer Society Mahoning Valley Chapter offers a program on colorectal cancer April 15 at the Columbiana County Mental Health Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, with registration at 5:15 p.m. The program is free. The registration deadline is Wednesday. Call (888) 227-7446 for more information.
Mental health topic
AUSTINTOWN -- The Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health offers "Medication Management for Children: Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior" from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at D & amp;E Counseling Center, 142 Javit Court. Call (330) 538-0184 for more information.
Nursing recruitment
YOUNGSTOWN -- Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) invites nurses and nursing students to nursing recruitment symposiums from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Radisson Inn, West Middlesex, Pa., and April 25 at Holiday Inn MetroPlex, Belmont Avenue, Liberty. No reservations are required for these free events. Call (330) 480-6616 for more information.
HMHP open houses
YOUNGSTOWN -- HMHP offers open houses at its oncology learning centers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Cancer Care Center, Warren; Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Cancer Care Center, Boardman Campus; and Friday at St. Elizabeth's, Youngstown main campus.
Volunteers needed
CANFIELD -- The Mahoning Valley American Cancer Society needs volunteers to do computer data entry, fold and label materials and other tasks at its office at 525 N. Broad St. Call (330) 533-0546 for more information.
Hypnosis programs
YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Lung Association of Ohio offers hypnosis programs to lose weight or quit smoking next Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., respectively, at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane. The cost is $50 per person, and preregistration is recommended. Call (800) 586-4872 for more information.
Blood testing available
SALEM -- AMBA Wellness Programs and the Salem Lions Club offer blood testing from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 20 at United Steelworkers of America Local 1538, 547 Prospect St. Call (800) 234-8888 for costs and tests available, and to make an appointment.
Cervical cancer talk
YOUNGSTOWN -- HMHP's April Talk With a Doc program, "What Every Woman Should Know about Cervical Cancer," is at 7 p.m. April 22 at St. Joseph Health Center, Warren; and 7 p.m. April 24 at the Dutch Village Inn, 150 East state Route 14, Columbiana. The programs are free and open to the public. Call (877) 700-4647 for more information.
Pulmonary risk analysis
LIBERTY -- Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer offers free personal risk analysis for lung cancer and pulmonary function testing at a community seminar from 2 to 4 p.m. April 21 at the Holiday Inn MetroPlex, 1620 Motor Inn Drive. Call (330) 743-3604 for more information and to register.
Arthritis program
AUSTINTOWN -- The Arthritis Foundation Northeastern Ohio Chapter offers a six-week program from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning April 16, at Austinwoods Rehabilitation Center, 4780 Kirk Road. The program is free to Anthem Senior Advantage members and $25 to the general public. Call (330) 270-0193 to register and for more information.
Children to learnof personal boundaries
NEW CASTLE -- The Women's Shelter Rape/Crisis Center will sponsor a group for boys and girls from 6 to 11 years old called "My Backyard." The program will help children build physical, emotional and social boundaries.
Sessions will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. April 8, 15, 22 and 29. For information call Vicki Greiner at (724) 652-9206 Ext. 122.
School play
CHAMPION -- Champion high students will perform the musical "Oklahoma" at 7:30 p.m. April 12 and 13 in the school auditorium.
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children.
The orchestra will feature Champion high students and alumni, along with a string quartet from Boardman High School.

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