CPR/defibrillator course offered
The National Safety Council, Northern Ohio Chapter, 25 E. Boardman St., Suite 343, Ohio One Building, is offering courses in August that include: CPR/AED Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator Course, adult/child/infant (2-year certificate) Wednesday, 8 a.m., fee, $32; and first aid (3-year certificate), Wednesday, 1 p.m., fee, $32. Preregistration required; call 330-747-8657.
Grow Youngstown and YWCA of Youngstown are offering an informational class and meal demonstration about the health benefits of including raw foods in a diet. The event is Aug. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the YWCA of Youngstown, 25 W. Rayen Ave.
Sam Anderson, a level-three raw chef from Poland, will discuss what is considered raw food; what temperature range can be used; essential vitamins, minerals and enzymes, and how they complete nutritional potential and help bodies function.
The cost is $10 per person in advance or $15 the day of the event. For reservations, send a check or money order to: Grow Youngstown, P.O. Box 1191, Youngstown, OH 44501; call 330-286-0688 or sign up at the YWCA of Youngstown. The program is free to YWCA residents.
The Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon, the Shenango Valley YMCA and the Greenville Recreation Center are offering Girls on the Run Æ program to preteen girls in the Mercer County area.
Open to girls in fourth, fifth and sixth grades in the Reynolds, Greenville, James- town and Commodore Perry school districts, all in Pennsylvania, the program is every Tuesday and Thursday for 10 weeks beginning Sept. 11 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Greenville Recreation Center, 45 Alan Ave., Greenville (at Riverside Park). Girls on the Run Æ combines training for a 3.1 mile run with lessons on self-esteem and healthy living. For information and to register, call the Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon at 724-347-7700 or toll-free at 1-866-347-7700.
Diabetes and stress is the topic of a presentation by Melissa Dwyer, registered nurse and diabetes educator at Salem Community Hospital on Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Quaker Room at Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St. Registration is required. Call the library at 330-332-0042 or stop in.
The program is free and open to the public.
Hole in One Contest
Parto’s Golf Learning Center, 2231 Coitsville-Hubbard Road (state Route 616), is offering customers who bring a nonperishable food item through Aug. 24 for Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley a chance to take a shot to qualify for Parto’s Annual $50K Hole in One Contest on Aug. 25.
For information, call 330-743-6718.
Musical medication workshop at center
The Bella Nitesh Spiritual Arts & Education Center, 837 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suites 200 and 207, is offering a workshop and musical medication experience Friday at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $35 and includes a CD. Registration is required, and can be done at www.bellanitesh.com under the Events Tab.
Kirkland and Laura Ross of Utah will present “Omnipure,” a photon-light meditation, and Jay Schwed of Arizona will play “Songs of the Crystal Healing Bowls.”