Healthy Woman program at Macy’s
Healthy Woman program at Macy’s
The free Trumbull Memorial Hospital Healthy Woman program this month, “Go Red— Be A Heart Healthy Woman,” is at 9 a.m. Feb. 18 at Macy’s in the Eastwood Mall.
Speakers are board certified cardiologist Dr. Larry Woods and Toni Blank, registered nurse and chest pain coordinator. They will discuss how women can reduce the risk of heart disease and its symptoms. To register, call 330-841-5600.
The Kent State University College of Nursing’s annual conference on March 5, with a focus on self-care and wellness, has nationally known experts who acknowledge the value of self-care as an essential element in nursing education. The keynote speaker is Dr. Cynda Rushton, who will talk about ethics in nursing. The featured speaker, Donna Karan, fashion designer and founder of Urban Zen, who will discuss her vision for self-care modalities or integrative therapies for patients and nursing professionals. There will be break-out sessions. Participants can earn up to 5.5 contact hours. Registration is required by March 1. Call 330-672-0441.
Several American Red Cross training sessions are offered at St. Luke’s School, 5225 South Ave. Pre-registration is required; call 330-770-7165. Dates and classes are: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Adult CPR/AED and 1st Aid training, $50 fee; Feb. 25, Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and 1st Aid, $50 fee; and March 31, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., CPR/AED for health care and rescue professionals, $75 fee.
Girls on the Run
Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon, Shenango Valley YMCA and Greenville Recreation Center are offering the Girls on the Run program to girls in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades in the Reynolds, Greenville, Jamestown, and Commodore Perry school districts in the Mercer County, Pa., area.
The program, which combines training for a 3.1-mile run with lessons on self-esteem and healthy living, is every Tuesday and Thursday for 10 weeks beginning March 6. It is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Greenville Recreation Center, 45 Alan Ave. To register, call 724-347-7700 or toll-free at 1-866-347-7700.
Organ donors to be honored Saturday
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC) will dedicate its Giving Life Wall Saturday at 10 a.m. at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital where the monument to honor people who have donated organs is on permanent display.
The wall, constructed last year and located on the pedestrian bridge that connects UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Montefiore, is a collaborative effort between UPMC and the Center for Organ Recovery & Education.
Dr. Marybeth Shaffer of Leetonia is the new president of the Corydon Palmer Dental Society, which has members from Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Shaffer has been a member of Corydon Palmer since 1983 and has served several terms on the Board of Trustees and as the society’s delegate to the Ohio Dental Association. Executive Board members were elected and new board members sworn in.
Also, two 50-year members of the Society recognized. They are Dr. George C. Guju of Youngstown and Dr. Robert E. Sabatini of Howland.