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Free program for Disability Awareness Month is at USI,1626,ECP_756_2693016,00.html

March 1, 2004
Courier & Press

Greg Smith, founder and host of On a Roll Radio: Talk Radio on Life and Disability, will present a program for the public at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, in observance of Disability Awareness Month in Indiana. The event is free and will take place at Mitchell Auditorium in the Health Professions Center, University of Southern Indiana campus.

The following stress management courses will take place at the American Red Cross, 29 S. Stockwell Road.

Lunch Time Yoga, a four-week session, will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, through March 25, from noon to 12:45.m. The fee is $60.

Family Yoga, a four-week session will meet on Mondays, through March 22, from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. The fee is $40 for adults (ages 15 or older), $20 for children (ages 8 to 14).

Intro to Pilates, a prerequisite class for participating in the Pilates classes, will meet Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. The fee is $35.

To register, call 471-7200 or fax to 471-7210. Registration forms can also be mailed to American Red Cross Southwestern Indiana Chapter, 29 S. Stockwell Road, Evansville, Ind., 47714, or they can be dropped off.

ProRehab, PC is offering a fitness class for women with special needs. The class is designed for women with the following conditions: pre/postpartum, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, osteoprorosis, or osteoarthritis. Lorien Appman, a physical therapist and certified aerobics instructor, will teach the class. There is a limit of 10 participants. Participants will need a physician's permission to participate. The cost is $60 for a six-week session. Classes run each Thursday, beginning this Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 801 St. Mary's Drive, Suite 405 West.

The Witness Project will sponsor women's health screenings. Mammograms and pap smears will be offered March 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 S. Governor St. To schedule an appointment, call Hope Cancer Resource Center toll-free at (877) 580-3883 or (812) 485-5725.

The South West Indiana Dietetic Association will offer a grocery store tour at Schnucks on Green River Road from 6 to 8 p.m. March 9. Learn how to make healthy choices. Limited space is available.Call Ann at 426-9831 by March 8 to sign up.

Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Grief Support Group will meet weekly on Tuesdays, March 9 through April 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the VNA, 610 E. Walnut St. To register, call 425-3561 or (800) 326-4862.

Cari Miller, registered dietitian, will instruct a program on nutritional health on Wednesdays, March 10 through April 28 at 5:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi Church Narthex, 5528 Hogue Road. The cost is $24. To register, send a check to Health Ministry, 5528 Hogue Road, Evansville, Ind., 47712 by March 3. For information, call 985-3666.

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