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Health briefs: Support groups, blood drives and more

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Monday, June 24, 2013 12:01 am
Lutheran Cancer Resource Center, 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 109, 435-7584, will hold the following support groups in July : 6 p.m. July 2, brain tumor; 1 p.m. July 9 and 23, smoke buster's; 4 p.m. July 9, ovarian/gyn; 4 p.m. July 15, survivorship; 4 p.m. July 17, head and neck; and 4 p.m. July 25, recurrent metastatic.The Alzheimer's Association holds these free July support groups: 9 a.m. July 8, Robinson United Methodist Church, 12707 Tonkel Road; 6 p.m. July 8, Abundant Life Church, 3301 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 6:30 p.m. July 8, United Methodist Church, 605 N. Forest Parkway, Columbia City; 10:30 a.m. July 10, Parkview Hospital, 2001 Stults Road, Huntington; 10 a.m. July 11, Waynedale Library, 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 10 a.m. July 11, Trinity English Lutheran Church, 405 W. Wayne St.; 6:30 p.m. July 11, Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 8010 W. Jefferson Blvd; 10:30 a.m. July 18, First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St.; 2 p.m. July 18, Heimach Senior Center, 1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn; 6:30 p.m. July 18, Adams Memorial Hospital, Monroe Classroom, 1100 Mercer Ave., Decatur; and 7 p.m. July 18, Parkview Regional Medical Center, 11109 Parkview Plaza Drive, Conference Room A.American Red Cross will hold its 2013 All-American Blood Drive at 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 1-3 and 8 a.m.-2 pm. July 5 and 6 at the Fort Wayne Donor Center, 1212 E. California Road (across from Memorial Coliseum); and noon-6 p.m. July 1-3 and 6 a.m.-noon July 5 and 6 at the Lutheran Hospital Donor Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107 (South Lobby of Lutheran Hospital near gift shop).Donors will receive a free American Red Cross baseball hat and be entered into a national drawing to win one of five $3,000 gift cards. Hot dogs and ice cream will be available in the refreshment area.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767.American Red Cross blood drives for July:

Donors will receive an American Red Cross baseball hat, while supplies last.

•1-6 p.m. July 2, Parkview Hospital, Pach Room, 2200 Randallia Drive

•1-4 p.m. July 2, Ruan, 3909 Limestone Drive

•2-8 p.m. July 8, Grabill Missionary Church, gymnasium, 13637 State St., Grabill

•8 a.m.-noon July 13, United Methodist Church of the Covenant, Meeting Room, 10001 Coldwater Road

•1-5 p.m. July 13, Three Rivers Festival, Barr Street. Donors will receive a T-shirt.

•2-7 p.m. July 15, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New HavenParkview Physicians Group MD & Me will offer a Walk-n-Learn session at 6 p.m. July 9 at the YMCA outdoor trail, near Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road. Topic will be “Know Your Numbers: Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease.” Free blood pressure screenings and education materials.

To register, call 1-855-637-0010 or email mdandme@parkview.com.

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