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Hernando County health and support listings for Feb. 16


Hernando Ostomy Association: 2 to 4 p.m. today, Brooksville Regional Hospital, Conference Room 2, 17240 Cortez Blvd. Members who completed training for the voluntary visitor program will receive certificates at this meeting. Linda Ravenhorst, (352) 686-1956, or Ellen Boldt, (352) 597-5426.

Spring Hill

Affordable health care and heart health and wellness program: 5 p.m. today, Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. This seminar is for those between ages 20 and 100 who are struggling to find affordable health care, combined with wellness and disease prevention. Presented by Brooksville Cardiology, the free program includes a free heart-healthy meal and refreshments. Parking and admission are free. Call for reservations. (352) 592-4938 or brooksville

Pasco-Hernando Blood Cancer Support Group: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Loyal Order of the Moose, 5214 Mariner Blvd. Hosted by the Suncoast Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The topic will be "Managing the Emotions Associated with Living with Cancer," presented by Linda Cook-Gannon, a social worker at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. Lourdes Arvelo, (813) 963-6461, ext. 11, or

"Say No to GMO, Artificial Foods, Animal and Plant Cruelty" lecture: 5:15 p.m. Feb. 23, Access Healthcare, 5350 Spring Hill Drive. Discussion about changes necessary to save lives. Presented by Dr. Maria Scunziano-Singh. (352) 688-8116 or

Women's Health Education Series presents "From Flicker to 3 Alarm Fire": 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, My Gynecologist, 11175 County Line Road. This program is for women only and open to the first 25 respondents. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to (352) 686-8888, ext. 231.

Weeki Wachee

DivorceCare: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Feb. 22, Christian Church in the Wildwood, Building B-103, 10051 Country Road. This is a 13-week session. Complimentary child care provided. The cost for the workbook is $16. Register at or (352) 596-1388, ext. 224.

Pasco County/ New Port Richey

Community Chatterboxes: 3 to 4 p.m. today, Community Hospital, 5637 Marine Parkway. For those with communication deficits as a result of a cerebral vascular accident or other neurological disorders. (727) 845-0757.

Lymphedema Support Group: 3 p.m. today, Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54. Seating is limited; reservations required. (727) 834-5630.

Send information for the Health and Support column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or e-mail Deadline for this news is two weeks before event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando County health and support listings for Feb. 16 02/15/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:40pm]
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