Northeast Ohio HealthForce, in partnership with the Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana County One Stops, is presenting a HEALTH CARE CAREER WORKSHOP to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Community Outreach Center Champion Presbyterian Church, 4997 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.
Registration for the free workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. The workshop offers information on Health Information Technology, Medical Billing and Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Electronic Medical Records, Emergency Medical Tech and many other career paths.
Participants will talk to health care employers, educators and career pathway representatives. Financial aid services information will also be available on-site. New to this event will be hands-on healthcare career demonstrations.
For more information about the organization, visit www.neohealthforce.org.
NILES HEALTH DEPARTMENT will hold child immunization from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bring child's immunization records.
GIRARD CITY BOARD OF HEALTH regular meeting will be held 7 p.m. today, in Council Chambers, 100 W. Main St., Girard.
CVS PHARMACY is giving the flu vaccine from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 56 N. Chestnut St., Niles. Please bring Medicare card. The cost will be $29.95, the same as CVS. Call the church with any questions at 330-652-6078.
The HOWLAND HEALTH AND WELLNESS COMMITTEE will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Township Administration Building.
In March of 2010, Dr. James J. LaPolla Jr. established this committee with the cooperative efforts of Barbara Rosenblum, R.N., to promote a healthier lifestyle for the residents of Howland. The committee includes Janet Shiley, M.D., Gary Kraker, D.O., Donald Mills, D.C., Carol Williams, Kenneth and Elizabeth MacPhenson, in addition to a township liaison. In order to provide the programs of interest to the township residents, input is needed. Feel free to join the committee meetings at anytime or submit ideas to Dr. James LaPolla Jr., c/o Howland Wellness Committee, 8588 E. Market St., Warren, OH 44484.
THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION will be holding its monthly Caregiver Support Group Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS, NAMI MAHONING VALLEY is conducting the 2010 fall session of its Family-to-Family Education Classes, which detail many aspects of living with a person with mental illness. The classes are structured to help family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their own well-being.
The series of 12 weekly classes will run through Nov. 29; class time is from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane. There is no cost for family members. Classes will be limited to the first 22 people who register and additional names will be added to the waiting list for the next session. Registration is required. Call Dianna at 330-540-8583 for information.
THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP will meet for dinner from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, at the Mill Creek Community Center, 496 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown. This public event will feature speakers Dr. Mark Memo, who will speak on current prostate cancer treatments, and Dr. Michael Obeng, who will speak on breast reconstruction. Cost is $5 at the door. To register , call 330-743-0020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. This program is supported by Humility of Mary Health Partners and Dr. Derrick Jackson.
PANIC RELIEF INC., a non-profit educational organization, holds live phone workshops at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. To join the next workshop, visit www.panicreliefinc.com or call 732-940-9658.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren, and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the church. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and is located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. Call 330-652-7542 to register.
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TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Community Calendar for October.
The Carol M. Peterson Housing Fund will help build WHEELCHAIR RAMPS to homeowners in need. The new $1 million fund will award up to $2,0000 toward the cost of materials to build wheelchair ramps for residents in Ohio. The fund was created to honor the contribution to affordable housing of Carol M. Peterson, former senior vice president for Housing and Community Investment, who passed away this year. Homeowners should contact one of the eligible sponsors listed on the FHLBand website at www.fhlbcin.com or call 888-345-2246.
REYERS SHOE STORE, in Downtown Sharon, Pa., kicked off its Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Drive, with the opening of their new "Pink" department for young women and the young at heart.
A portion of the proceeds from every pair of shoes purchased at Reyers during the month of October will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
For more information, contact Mark Jubelirer at 724-981-2200, Ext. 114.
COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS ASSOCIATION, INC. provides Warren and Trumbull County with comprehensive, high quality services and programs designed to strengthen and improve the well being of children, adults, and families in the community.
Community Solutions Association, Inc. (CSA) located at 320 High St., Warren, has launched a new interactive website to provide easily accessible information about its programs. The website features expanded content about intervention, treatment and prevention programs offered by CSA.
CSA's clinical treatment program's services include screening, referral, intake/assessment and a wide array of Alcohol and other Drug Services for adults and adolescents. Among CSA's successful prevention programs are SPARK, Project KIND, bullying prevention, drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention services, and Life Skills for Teens. Intervention programs include DOT approved substance abuse professional services, employee intervention services, and Making Choices. Violence Intervention programs include a 26-week Batterers Intervention Program and WIN (Women Empowered Now) Program which supports women in treatment.
Community Solutions also operates Trumbull County's 24-hour information and referral and crisis prevention and intervention hotline - Trumbull 2-1-1.
For more information about CSA's comprehensive programs, check us out on the web at www.csatrumbullco.org or by contacting our offices at 330-394-9090.