Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2012 Parkview Cancer Care Award. The annual award honors individuals or groups of people who dedicate their energies to improving life for people with cancer through acts of kindness or creativity, awareness events and initiatives, or the founding of not-for-profit organizations to assist cancer patients across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
For more information, go to the Cancer Care Award page under the Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center section at parkview.com; call Debi Kennedy at 266-9180; or email email@example.com.
Lutheran Cancer Resource Center, 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 109, 435-7584, will hold the following support groups in July: 6 p.m. July 3, brain tumor; 1 p.m. July 10 and 24, smoke buster's; 4 p.m. July 10, ovarian/gyn; 5:30 p.m. July 17, breast cancer; 4 p.m. July 18, head and neck; 4 p.m. July 19, lymphoma/leukemia/multiple myeloma; 4 p.m. July 23, survivorship; and 4 p.m. July 26 recurrent metastatic.
The Alzheimer's Association holds these free July support groups: 10 a.m. July 5, Waynedale Library, 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 9 a.m. July 9, Robinson United Methodist Church, 12707 Tonkel Road; 6 p.m. July 9, Abundant Life Church, 3301 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 6:30 p.m. July 9, United Methodist Church, 605 N. Forest Parkway, Columbia City; 10:30 a.m. July 11, Parkview Hospital, 2001 Stults Road, Huntington; 10 a.m. July 12, Trinity English Lutheran Church, 405 W. Wayne St.; 6:30 p.m. July 12, Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 8010 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 6 p.m. July 16, St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 Indiana 930 E, New Haven; 10:30 a.m. July 19, First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St.; 2 p.m. July 19, Heimach Senior Center, 1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn and 6:30 p.m. July 19, Adams Memorial Hospital, Monroe Classroom, 1100 Mercer Ave., Decatur.
Body Work Therapy has moved to 3530 Stellhorn Road. Rosendo Diaz, certified massage therapist is the owner.
For more information and appointments, call 483-0259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kachmann Mind Body Institute Lecture will be 7-8 p.m. today at the Kachmann Auditorium located in Lutheran Hospital, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Speaker will be Dr. Rudy Kachmann. Topic will be “Getting a Doctor's Second Opinion.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
The REACT Program of the Women's Bureau will offer a support group for survivors of sexual assault at 5 p.m. Tuesdays in July. The event is free.
For more information, call Lydia Priest-Ferraro at 424-7977, Ext. 129.
The Hearth at Sycamore Village residents, family and employees have been selected for a full-length feature segment on InView with Larry King airing this fall. Taping will be Tuesday.
To learn more about a Hearth Management community and their Live More philosophy, go to www.thehearth.net.
Brain Injury Support Group will participate in the Brain Injury Global Picnic at noon-3 p.m. Saturday at Jorgensen YMCA, 10313 Aboite Center Road. The Global Picnic will be hosted throughout the world by survivors, families and advocates as a way to celebrate survival from Traumatic Brain Injury and to learn more about this disability.
Drinks and activities will be provided. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch and a blanket. The Parkview Foundation will offer 10 bicycle helmets as prizes. The event is free.
Alzheimer's CARE training workshop will begin at 7 p.m. July 2 at the Home Instead Senior Care offices, 2789-B Maplecrest Road.
For more information about free family caregiver training or to obtain a free copy of the Helping Families Cope booklet, call 485-2424 or go to www.HelpforAlzheimersFamilies.com.
All-American Blood Drive will be July 2-17. Donors will receive a free T-shirt.
The 2012 All-American Blood Drive sponsored by radio station Star, 88.3-FM, will be held at 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 2-3; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 5 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 6 and 7 at Fort Wayne Donor Center, 1212 E. California Road (across from the Coliseum); and noon-6 p.m. July 2 and 3 and 6 a.m.-noon July 5-7 at Lutheran Hospital Donor Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 107 (in the South Lobby of Lutheran Hospital near the gift shop).
July is Disaster Education and Awareness Month.
American Red Cross July blood drives:
•8:30-11a.m. July 5, O'Daniel Jeep, 5611 Illinois Road. Call 435-5331 for an appointment.
•1-3:30 p.m. July 5 at JC Penney, 4201 Coldwater Road. Call 482-4661 for an appointment.
•2-8 p.m. July 9, Grabill Missionary Church, gymnasium, 13637 State St., Grabill. Call 466-3213 for transportation.
•11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10, Parkview Hospital, Pach Room, 2200 Randallia. Call 373-6099 for an appointment.
•8 a.m-1p.m. July 10, AEP, 18th Floor Room, One Summit Square. Call 408-3539 or 427-8452 for an appointment.
•2-7 p.m. July 11, New Haven High School, lobby, 1300 Green Road, New Haven. This is a Bleed for the Band blood drive.
•1-5 p.m. July 14, Three River's Festival on Barr Street.
Simply Yoga will have an open house at 5-8 p.m. July 13 at 9175 Lima Road in White Swan Plaza. Free yoga classes will be offered on Saturday and Sunday mornings of the opening weekend. Regularly scheduled classes begin July 16.
For more information class schedules and prices, call 446-1663.
Francine's Friends 2012 Table Captain Luncheon will be 12:30 p.m. July 26 at Sycamore Hills Country Club. Speaker will be Dr. Adeline Deladisma, AAMC Breast Cancer Fellow 2011-2012. All confirmed 2012 table captains, Bosom Buddies and Sponsor Representatives will be invited to attend.
For more information, call Ellen Tom at 433-3389 or email email@example.com.