WFLQ Community Calendar

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December 1-15, 2019

*If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, help and support are a phone call away.  The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Helpline has licensed social workers available to serve families affected by Alzheimer’s disease, seven days a week.  You’re not alone in dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. Call the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Helpline at  866-232-8484 or visit www dot a l z f d n dot org to connect with care, support and services today.

* The Springs Valley Optimist Club has chosen “We Three Kings” as the theme for the 2019 Noel Fest. The annual ornament contest will allow local artists to show off their talents. The Noel Fest theme will also be the ornament contest theme. Ornament may use any medium, but must be of a size to hang on a Christmas tree. There will be prizes for winners in grades K through 5, a junior-senior high school winner and an adult winner. Entries must be brought to either the elementary or high school office by December 13. Entries are also being accepted for the annual home light display contest. The home must be located within the Springs Valley school district. Homeowners may nominate their own homes, or persons may nominate the home of someone who has a light display. The entry deadline is December 10, with the judging to be held later in the week. Entries may be made by contacting Ralph Purkhiser. The final Noel Fest activity will be the annual Reindeer Games. This year’s event will be held at the Springs Valley Elementary School cafeteria on Saturday, December 14 from 9 AM until noon. This will be a day of crafts, games and fun for children. Individuals or groups who wish to participate by offering an activity may contact any Optimist Club member.

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have had weight loss surgery. The purpose of this group is to provide support, information sharing and education. The Bariatric Support Group will meet the second Monday of each month. The next support group meeting will be Monday, December 9th. at 5:30 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center, which is located at 721 W. 13th Street in Jasper in the Medical Arts Building. Participation in this group is free of charge and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call 812-996-0357.

* Medic First Aid® Refresher with AED (Automated External Defibrillators) is a basic training course in emergency care, designed for use in the business/industrial setting.  This refresher course reviews the primary and secondary essential skills of patient care that students learned in the initial training. These skills allow the graduates to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency. The Medic First Aid® Refresher with AED class will be offered on Monday, December 9th,  from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. The cost for the class is $50 and class size is limited.  Pre-registration is required by visiting Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and clicking on “Classes & Events,” or by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399, option 1, or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399. Please bring your current certification card to this course. A Medic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens class can be added to this course to provide participants with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens. Cost for this additional class is $20 per person. To register for this addition, please call 812-996-2399, option 1.


* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Creating Hope® session on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The next session will be held Tuesday, December 10th.   These sessions are designed for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. Art materials and an instructional book are available at each session.  No previous art experience is needed.Creating Hope® is an Indiana-based non-profit organization that uses creative expression as a coping mechanism for patients with cancer.  When Jeanette Shamblen, founder of Creating Hope®, was diagnosed with cancer she found that she felt much better on days when she painted.  She had no previous art experience before her diagnosis.  Her parents, John and Tina Gianfagna, now coordinate art expression activities as part of the CompleteLife program at IU Simon Cancer Center. Creating Hope® sessions are free and are held in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at the Dorbett Street entrance of Memorial Hospital, 800 West 9th Street in Jasper. For more information about this class please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at 812-996-7488.

* Be prepared to respond to an emergency by taking the Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED course. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is now offering this class in two evening sessions.  The next class will be held Tuesday, December 10th  from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. This American Heart Association course provides information on how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives. Skills taught include CPR, AED use, relief of choking in adults and children, and infant CPR and relief of choking.  In order to complete the course and receive a course completion card, participants must pass a written first aid test and successfully complete a skills evaluation in CPT and AED. Pre-registration is required, as class size is limited. Cost is $85 and the class requires pre-payment. For more information or to register, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at (800) 852-7279, ext. 2399. Heartsaver First Aid is also offered.  This class includes only first aid and does not include training on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  To register, please call 812-996-2399 or toll-free at (800) 852-7279, ext. 2399.

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a “Friday Community Health Screening” on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper.Participants must be 18 years of age or older and will have cholesterol (including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides) and blood glucose checked via finger stick.  A 12-hour fast is required; however, you may drink water and take prescribed medications.The cost is $25 and may be paid at the screening.  The screening lasts approximately 15 minutes, and pre-registration is required.To register for the screening, or for more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Health Screenings.”(Found on the right hand side of the webpage.)   Enter the company name as “Friday” and enter “2019” as the password.  You may also register by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

* Living Waters Assembly of God is having a FREE Giveway on Sat Dec 14 from 8AM-11AM . Lots of Toys, Clothing-all ages, & Misc!! Everyone is welcome! Living Waters located in the French Lick Senior Citizens Building located on 785 S Bears Bend Rd

* A Country Christmas At Fishing Creek Christian Church will be presented at the church, at 752 Bono Road, Mitchell, Saturday, December 14, at 6pm. The show will feature ‘Wildflowers and Weeds,’ a local acoustic band who has performed together for over 35 years, along with Sue Manship on the hammered dulcimer.Santa Claus will make an appearance, and the kids can have their pictures taken with Santa. There’s no admission charge, but a free will offering will be taken to benefit area families in need this Christmas.The church is located one and a half miles off of State Road 60 East of Mitchell. Turn east onto Sportsman Club Road, and follow signs. Everyone is welcome!

December 16-31, 2019

* Medic First Aid ® with AED (automated external defibrillator) is a basic training course in emergency care designed for use in the business/industrial setting. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), AED use, and other important emergency care skills are combined into this course, which allows the graduate to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency. Students learn the same priorities of care and approach to the patient used by professionals. This approach results in a continuity of care as the patient is passed on to the EMT, nurse, and doctor. A Medic First Aid® with AED course will be offered Thursday, December 19 th from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. The fee for the class is $65; class size is limited, and pre-registration is required by visiting Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and clicking on “Classes & Events,” or calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 399. A Medic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens class can be added to this course to provide participants with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens. The cost for this additional class is $20 per person. For more details, please call 812-996-2399, option 1.

January 1-15, 2020

* Expecting a baby? Sign up to attend Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s in-depth breastfeeding class, “Breastfeeding: Getting Started.” During your time of baby preparation, this educational class can help provide an easier transition into motherhood and breastfeeding. It is recommended that both mother and the support person, who will assist the mother, attend the classes as support is important to breastfeeding success. “Breastfeeding: Getting Started,” will be held on Wednesday January 8th., from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Board Conference Room B/C, located on the lower level of The LCM Tower, at 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. The class is free for those delivering at Memorial Hospital; otherwise, cost is $15. Pre-registration is required. To enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events.” If you do not have online access, please call Memorial Hospital’s Lactation Services at 812-996-0383.


* Orleans Jr. Sr. High School will be hosting the thirteenth annual Pep Band Invitational on Saturday, January 11th. The band booster organization coordinates the event which features over a dozen Indiana high schools for a day of spirited, musical competition. The event is open to the public and general admission tickets are $5 and available at the door, preschool and younger are free. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with the competition beginning at 10:00 a.m. The event reflects the Orleans hometown ball game atmosphere with outstanding band performances, mascots, cheerleaders, and student cheering. Concessions are available. Orleans Jr. Sr. High School is located near the corner of West Wilson Street and Highway 37 in Orleans. For more information contact Tara Jenkins at 653-8062

 

 



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