Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for May 2008

04-18-2008
Thursday, May 1
Smoking Cessation Program

Pocomoke Health Center, Walnut Street in Pocomoke; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 3.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Thursday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Saturday, May 3
Invest in Yourself – an Empowerment Seminar for Women

WorWic Community College; 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Free seminar for women who want to control their own future, are entering the job market for the first time or returning to the workforce, or who no longer have a spouse. A day of fun and education to help transition to that new life. Includes presentation by Dawn Denton, RN, Community Education Manager at Atlantic General Hospital. For further information contact Linda Busick at 410-641-5873.

Monday, May 5
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Diabetes Support Group
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Berlin; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Reggie Bishop, an AIC champion, will be giving a presentation regarding his experiences with diabetes. Sponsored by Sanofi aventis. For more information, contact Darby at 410-641-9703.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6
Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Clarksville; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Wednesday, May 7
Diabetes Support Group

Ocean Pines Library; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Speaker TBD. For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education coordinator, at 410-641-9703.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Living Well Lay Leader Training
The Woodlands; 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Free training for individuals who want to be Chronic Disease Self-Management Leaders. The program is designed to give the leaders the skills to manage their own chronic conditions as well as be able to facilitate a Living Well workshop. Contact Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268, for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, May 8
Living Well Lay Leader Training
The Woodlands; 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Free training for individuals who want to be Chronic Disease Self-Management Leaders. The program is designed to give the leaders the skills to manage their own chronic conditions as well as be able to facilitate a Living Well workshop. Contact Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268, for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required.

Smoking Cessation Program
Pocomoke Health Center, Walnut Street in Pocomoke; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 3.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Thursday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Celiac Support Group
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Support group for those with Celiac Disease and their friends and family. For more information, please contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210.

Monday, May 12
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, May 13
Living Well Lay Leader Training

The Woodlands; 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Free training for individuals who want to be Chronic Disease Self-Management Leaders. The program is designed to give the leaders the skills to manage their own chronic conditions as well as be able to facilitate a Living Well workshop. Contact Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268, for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required.

Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Wednesday, May 14
Living Well Lay Leader Training

The Woodlands; 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Free training for individuals who want to be Chronic Disease Self-Management Leaders. The program is designed to give the leaders the skills to manage their own chronic conditions as well as be able to facilitate a Living Well workshop. Contact Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268, for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, May 15
15th Anniversary Celebration

Home of Jack Burbage, Berlin; 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Please join us as we celebrate Atlantic General Hospital’s 15th anniversary at the spectacular waterfront home of Jack Burbage. The 15th Anniversary Gala will feature a mouth watering selection of hot and cold hors d'oeuvre, open bar, live entertainment and a “Diamond Event” (with a chance to win a beautiful diamond, donated by Park Place Jewelers). All proceeds will benefit the AGH Foundation. For more information or to request an invitation, please contact Damian Magarelli in the Foundation office at 410-641-9644 or email dmagarelli@atlanticgeneral.org.

Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Thursday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Pocomoke Health Center, Walnut Street in Pocomoke; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 3.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Saturday, May 17
Enhance your Energy Level

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Take your wellness routine to a whole new level by becoming aware of how energy affects health and the aging process. Learn how to access your energetic level via the Chakra system, a 4,000-year-old model brought to the West through the tradition and practice of yoga. Join Diane Armstrong for this free informational seminar. Contact Diane Armstrong at Diane@cultivatelife.com or 410-251-7701.

Community Health Fair
Tyree AME Church, Berlin; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Health Fair offering free screenings, including prostate screenings, and health information. Food and fun! For more information contact the church at 410-641-1915 or Dawn Denton 410-641-9268.

Monday, May 19
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy

Tuesday, May 20
Yoga

Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite Aid, Pocomoke; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Coastal Drug Center, Berlin; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Wednesday, May 21
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education

Happy Harry’s, Bethany Beach; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Fenwick Island; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Thursday, May 22
Yoga
Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Thursday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Pocomoke Health Center, Walnut Street in Pocomoke; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 3.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Monday, May 26
T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169

Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Take off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. They meet weekly. For more information contact Edna Berkey at 410-629-1006.

Tuesday, May 27
Yoga

Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Tuesday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Berlin Health Center, Healthway Drive across from AGH; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 1.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Thursday, May 29
Yoga

Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $72 for eight weeks of Thursday night sessions; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Smoking Cessation Program
Pocomoke Health Center, Walnut Street in Pocomoke; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings began April 3.For more information, call 410-632-0056 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
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