2009-09-24 / Community Bulletin Board

HEALTH

Blood Drive A blood drive will be held at the Forbes Road School District on October 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be held in the old high school gymnasium as part of a senior project organized by students Nathan Karczewski, Trent Black, Kristin Berkstresser and ShyAnn Ramsey. Members of the general public are urged to participate.

Shriners Clinic Shriners Hospitals for Children and Ali Ghan Shriners will be hosting an orthopaedic screening clinic to determine if a child may need additional care at a Shriners hospital. It will be eld Saturday, September 26, at the office of Dr. Cameron Duffy, 6 Tonoloway Street, Hancock, next to Widmeyer Memorial Park, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Shriners hospitals are committed to providing expert, family centered care at no charge. More information may be obtained by calling 301-678-5460.

Nutrition Class Fulton County nutrition awareness classes are held at Warfordsburg Senior Center on the third Monday of every month. When the third Monday is a holiday, it is held the fourth Monday from 10:00 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch call 717- 294-6020.

McConnellsburg AA Meetings The McConnellsburg Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. every week at Lions Club Community building.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings Free blood pressure screenings will be given at the following locations: Home Care Office, 213 South Second Street, McConnellsburg, the first Tuesday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; McConnellsburg Senior Center the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Hann's Apartments the second Monday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Warfordsburg Senior Center the third Wednesday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and Hustontown Senior Center the third Thursday of every month from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Free HIV Testing Free, confidential HIV testing and counseling are available at the Fulton County State Health Center, Penn's Village Shopping Center, McConnellsburg. Information or an appointment may be obtained by calling 485-5137.

Immunization Clinic Immunization clinic is held at the State Health Center in McConnellsburg on Thursdays. Call 485-5137 for information and appointment.

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