ELECTRONIC CONFERENCE ON MACULAR DEGENERATION



Electronic conferenceon macular degeneration
WARREN and POLAND -- Treatments available for the wet form of macular degeneration will be discussed by Dr. Janet Sunness, medical director for Hoover Rehabilitation Services for Low Vision and Blindness at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Maryland, during an electronic conference at 2 p.m. today at the main Warren/Trumbull County Public Library Conference Room and at Shepherd of the Valley, 301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland.
For additional information or directions, call Sheryl Snow, (330) 726-7110 Ext. 218, at Shepherd of the Valley or Jeri Wilson, (330) 544-0771 Ext. 2817, at the library.
Winter carnival
GIRARD -- St. Rose School, 61 E. Main St., will present a free family Winter Carnival from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the school. Sponsored by the school, the Home and School Association and the Boosters, the event will feature activities for children of all ages, food, prizes and a free drawing for over 300 in gift cards. For more information, call (330) 545-1163.
Free support groups
YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Cancer Society sponsors a number of support groups that are free to cancer patients, families and friends. Most groups meet each month in every county in Ohio and are led by a cancer survivor. This gives cancer patients an opportunity to talk to someone who dealt with the disease and provides emotional support.
For information on the types of groups available and when they meet, call the ACS toll free, day or night, at (800) ACS-2345.

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