CPR/defibrillator course offered

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.

Raw-food seminar


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.

Girls’ self-esteem


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 education


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.”

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