Free seminar will target thyroid care

Free seminar will target thyroid care


Dr. Ted Suzelis offers a free seminar, “Naturopathic Thyroid Care,” at 6:30 p.m. next Thursday at his office in South Bridge West, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite D-3.

He will discuss synthetic versus natural thyroid hormone replacement, when is it appropriate to forgo thyroid replacement altogether, and natural options for those with an overactive thyroid, including when pregnant or breast-feeding.

For information or to register, call 330-729-1350 or register online at Registration is required.

Child immunizations


Girard Health Department, 100 W. Main St., is offers a well-child immunization clinic Wednesday. Call for an appointment between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 330-545-6048. A $10 fee is charged per child.

Parents are reminded to bring a copy of the child’s immunization record. A parent or guardian must accompany children under 18. Pre-registration is required.

Aquatic program for those with arthritis


Woodlands at AustinWoods, 4780 Kirk Road, offers the Arthritis Foundation’s Aquatic Program from March 25 through May 17. Classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays are at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.; and classes Tuesdays and Thursdays are at 4 and 5:30 p.m.

Developed specifically for people with arthritis, the aquatic program is safe for people of all ages and is taught by Arthritis Foundation trained and certified leaders.

For information about fees and to schedule a free trial visit, call Cathy Crawford, aquatic director, at 330-792-7681.

Cortland Banks aids Harvest for Hunger


Cortland Banks is teaming with Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley’s Harvest for Hunger program during March to help generate donations of food and funds.

Throughout the month, Cortland Banks branches in Mahoning and Trumbull counties will make a donation for every checking account opened by a new deposit customer or referred by a current customer. On behalf of each new customer in the Valley who mentions Harvest for Hunger, Cortland Banks will donate $25 to Second Harvest.

The community is also invited to drop off non-perishable food items at any Cortland Banks Branch in the Valley this month. For a list of locations and for promotion details, visit

Jameson open house is set for March 23


Jameson Health System will have an open house to celebrate the grand opening of its new emergency and surgical wing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23 at the Jameson Hospital North Campus on Wilmington Road.

The open house will include tours into the operating rooms; children’s attractions; arts and crafts and entertainment by local musicians and performers.

The three-story facility is 55,000 square feet and is a $22 million investment. The building includes 30 private-patient emergency rooms, six operating rooms and two endoscopy suites. It will have the capability to handle more than 40,000 patients each year.

For information, visit

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