Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for August 2008

07-18-2008
Friday, August 1
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.

Saturday, August 2
Jolly Roger Day
Jolly Roger Amusement Park & Splash Mountain Water Park; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Purchase reduced tickets for full admission as well as unlimited miniature golf (Speed World not included). $25 per ticket (children 2 and younger are free). Tickets must be purchase prior to the event. For more information, call Darlene Jameson at 410.641.9773. Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital's Junior Auxiliary Group. Proceeds benefit Atlantic General Hospital.

Monday, August 4
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.

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, August 5
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.

Wednesday, August 6
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group
Ocean Pines Library; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Ellen Lurz will discuss goal setting. All are welcome. For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education manager, at 410-641-9703.

Thursday, August 7
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.

Friday, August 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.


Monday, August 11
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.

Thursday, August 14
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, August 18
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, August 19
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite Aid, Pocomoke; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Coastal Drug Center, Berlin; 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.

Wednesday, August 20
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.

Monday, August 25
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, August 26
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.

Energy Class
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The medical field is finding scientific proof that our energy level plays a large role in our ability to heal from illness or injury and can enhance our overall sense of well-being. These monthly energy classes will raise your awareness of how energy is affecting you and give you ways to bring your energy back in balance. Facilitated by Diane Armstrong. Cost: $10 per class or $25 for three classes. Pre-register by July 18 by calling 410-251-7701.
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