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Stroke Survivor Support Group – February 21, 2019

The Stroke Survivor Support Group is designed for those who have had strokes and their family members and friends. Meetings are free and held monthly on the third Thursday of the month.

Topic: Massage Therapy: What It Can Do for You
Presenter: Lora Wenger, COTA/L, LMT, NCTMB
Location: Chambersburg Hospital, 4th Floor Rehab Dining Room
Parking: Lower Level of Parking Garage

Follow us on Facebook under “Cumberland Valley Stroke Support Group” for information on upcoming meetings.

For more information, call Chris Parker, OTR/L or Kristen Foster, CCC-SLP at 717-267-7901.

Washington County Recreation – Super Hero Party – February 22, 2019

Washington County Recreation Super Hero Party

The Washington County Recreation Department is hosting a family-friendly event perfect for your little superheroes. This event goes beyond the Superhero Meet and Greet atmosphere. Child tickets are exchanged for a hero bag that will contain items to be used at various activity stations. Activity stations will be available throughout the event and are included with your ticket admission. Activities included with the child admission ticket include: bat cave shopping, sand art, temporary superhero tattoos, moon bounce, scooters, coloring activities, magic shows, and more. Concession snacks will also be available for additional fees. Costumes are encouraged and will be showcased in a Parade of Superheroes to conclude the event.

The event will be held at the Hagerstown Community College’s ARCC Arena.

The fees for the event are:
· 0-12 months – FREE
· 1-12 years old – $5.00
· 13 years old and up – $2.00

For more information visit our event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/2168527850066624/

Wolfsville Ruritan Club Country Pork Butchering – March 1 & 2, 2019

Wolfsville Ruritan Club Country Pork Butchering

Country Pork Butchering. Bacon, Cracklins, Ham, HogMaw, Lard, Ponhaus/Scrapple, Pork Chops, Puddin, Ribs, Roast, Sausage, Tenderloin, etc.

Contact 301-293-2426, 301-824-5155, 301-293-2252 for prices and/or ordering or email to RuritanClubMD@aol.com
Orders need to be placed by Monday, February 18, 2019.

Pickup on Friday, March 1, 2019 (5-7PM*) or Saturday, March 2, 2019 (8-11AM) at the Wolfsville Ruritan Park, 12708 Brandenburg Hollow Rd. Myersville, MD 21773

*March 1 pickup WILL NOT start until 5 PM

Movies and More Part 2 – March 3, 2019 – April 14, 2019

We welcome grieving teens to join us as we present: Movies and More Part 2. Come to one or all sessions to watch and discuss grief themes found in popular movies and to discover healthy ways to process your grief. Snacks will be provided.

March 3- Death Changes Us
March 17- Pet Loss
March 31- Over-sensitivity?
April 14- Honoring the Departed

Please RSVP by phone: 717-532-8922 or by email: drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net

A Frozen Grief Journey – March 10, 2019

A Frozen Grief Journey will take place on Saturday, March 10 from 2-4 p.m. We will use activities related to the movie “Frozen” to help children process their grief related to the death of a loved one. The activities are designed for children in the 4-10 age range. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Space at this workshop is limited. Please contact the DMTF at 717-532-8922 (leave a detailed message if we’re not there) or drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net to reserve your spot.

Saint Patrick’s Day Run Fest – March 16, 2019

Saint Patrick's Day Run Fest

Saint Patrick’s Day Run Fest is a Fitness Event Extravaganza in honor of Dan McDougal, M.D. The event consists of five running events: the Clover Kid’s Run, the One Mile Shamwalk, a 5K Run, an 8K Run, and a Half Marathon.

Your participation for this event will include:
– Color Coded Event Bib Number
– Disposable Chip Timing (Clover Kids Race will NOT be timed)
– Access to the “After Party”
– One FREE Adult beverage at the “After Party” (Adults 21+)
– Finisher Medal (Half Marathon & Kids Race)
– Event Tee Shirt
– Access to “Recovery Zone” featuring water, fruit, and medical assistance.
– Fully stocked water aid stations along the course
– Entertainment along the course
– 5K, 8K, and Half-Marathon Custom Awards: Overall male and female winners of each
race, as well as male and female winners from each age group

All events start and head south on South Potomac Street near the Maryland Theatre. All event courses will finish near South Potomac Street and Antietam Street near the Washington County Library.

Courses will be closed to traffic from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Once the time limit has expired runners/walkers must move to road shoulders and sidewalks to continue, unassisted, at their own risk.

Course maps and details will be emailed to participants, available online and on display at the registration area.

Breakthrough Heart Treatments – March 19, 2019

Breakthrough advances in cardiovascular medicine are reducing the need for chest-cracking surgeries and offering new hope for patients. Now, minimally invasive cardiac procedures reduce surgical risk, reduce recovery time, and enhance quality of life.

Presenters:
Mubashir Mumtaz, MD, FACS, FACC, chief of cardiovascular surgery
Hemal Gada, MD, MBA, medical director of the structural heart program
Amit Vora, MD, structural interventional cardiologist
Roberto Hodara, MD, director, echocardiography
Atizaz Mansoor, MD, chairman, noninvasive imaging

Advance registration is required for all events. Light refreshments will be served.

Register online at UPMCPinnacle.com/Events or by calling 717-231-8900.

Keep the Beat – April 2, 2019

Join us for an in-depth look at atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder, along with discussion about alternative blood thinner medications and treatment options, such as WATCHMANTM. Chinmay Patel, MD, FACC, medical director of electrophysiology for PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute will speak.

Advance registration is required for all events. Light refreshments will be served.

Register online at UPMCPinnacle.com/Events or by calling 717-231-8900.

Spring Arts & Crafts Show – April 13, 2019

Spring & Crafts Show

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, will host a Spring Arts & Craft Show on Saturday, April 13, from 9 AM – 3 PM in the St. Paul Family Life Center. Admission is free.

There will be crafters, artists, and authors selling a wide variety of specialty items including cat books, Holocaust books, humorous stories, cat beds and toys, pottery, glass angels, paintings and art cards, vintage jewelry art, wine cork crafts, children’s cloth books, wood carvings, fleece blankets, crocheted items, sports bears and handbags, jewelry, quilts, and many other handmade crafts.

Food will be available for purchase from Coach’s Corner BBQ. Call the church office at 717-267-3085 for more information. The church is handicapped accessible.