Santa Rosa Medical Center to host Women’s Health Event
Dr. Coyle to Present: Dinner with the Doc – da Vinci Gynecological Surgery
Santa Rosa Medical Center will host a Dinner with the Doc seminar with Dr. Michael Coyle, female pelvic medicine, reconstructive surgeon, and a national trainer for da Vinci gynecological surgery. Dr. Coyle will discuss critical risk factors, symptoms and treatment options; including minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgery. The seminar will take place on Monday, may 16 at 6 p.m. on the Santa Rosa Medical Center campus in the education building located directly behind the hospital. The seminar and dinner are free to attend. to register, please call 850-626-5370.
West Florida Memory Disorder Clinic to host Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Community Rooms of the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Highway in Pensacola. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, may 23 and the topic will be “Share and Care”.
The Alzheimer’s Support Group is intended to assist caregivers with understanding the needs and behaviors of the person diagnosed with progressive memory loss. Caregivers will learn about community resources and important steps in planning and managing care. The class is open to the public and would be beneficial to anyone who cares for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. at this time, there is no medical treatment to cure or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. however, several FDA-approved medications currently on the market may temporarily improve or stabilize memory and thinking skills in some individuals. The session is free, but reservations are required. for more information or to register, call (850) 494-3212.
Transportation Project Priorities Workshop
There will be a Transportation Project Priorities Workshop to be held on Tuesday, may 24, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the West Florida Regional planning Council, 4081 E. Olive Road, Ste. A, in Pensacola. The public is invited. come learn how transportation projects happen. Participate in the decision-making process. Make a difference in your community. for more information regarding the Project Priorities, please contact Elizabeth Schrey at 332-7976, x 213.
SBDC presents workshop
The Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida, located at 401 E. Chase Street, Ste. 100, Pensacola is holding its “The Basics of Selling on eBay” workshop on Saturday, may 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn the basics of selling on eBay. Learn (via PowerPointe presentation) how to avoid costly mistakes. to reinforce the information, a product will be listed on eBay in real-time. Results of the auction and follow-up notes will be emailed to attendees. Some knowledge of computers and eBay is helpful. Fee for attending this workshop is $60. Pre-Registration is strongly recommended. Call 595-0063 to register.
Another workshop that will be presented is “Starting A Business” on Wednesday morning, may 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Attendees will learn about taxation, financing, insurance, and legal forms of business. Attendance fee is $35 for the public and free for students and faculty members of the University of West Florida who present a Nautilus Card. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Call to register at 850-595-0063.
Parks and Recreation to meet
The City of Milton Parks and Recreation Committee will meet on Monday, may 23, at 8:30 a.m. in Conference Room B of City Hall, 6738 Dixon Street. for further information on the meeting, contact the City Manager’s Office at 983-5411. all meetings are open to the public.
Chumuckla School Homecoming
Chumuckla School will hold a Reunion on Saturday, may 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. all classes, all years, including staff and teachers are invited. A tour of the school is planned in the morning. The meal will be potluck. Classes from the 1960s will host and provide logistics, paper and plastic. Bring your memories and take some back. if you have yearbooks or memorabilia, bring them to share. for more information go to chumuckla.com.
Myasthenia Gravis Support Group to meet
There is a Myasthenia Gravis Support Group forming in the northwest Florida area. if you would like to be a part of this group, please call Betty at 850-626-4713 or Lee Ann at 850-477-5281.
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival extends deadline for artists
The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival has extended its deadline for artists to submit applications for jurying for the fine art show to may 31. The application is available online at www.ggaf.org.
Jurying for the festival will take place in mid June and artists will be notified of their acceptance during the week of July 11. The festival, which is held in historic Seville Square, will run Nov. 4-6. it will feature 225 fine artists, around 60 heritage artists, a children’s art festival, performing arts, music and a variety of food vendors. The festival draws about 150,000 visitors each year. for more details, visit the festival’s Web site at www.ggaf.org.
Party Hearty Zumba Charity Event
It’s a startling fact: one in three women die from heart disease, almost one every minute, making heart disease the Number 1 killer of women, with Hispanic women at an even greater risk. Let’s bring awareness to this devastating disease and empower women to live a heart-healthy life. It’s time to ‘Party Hearty’ at the Milton Community Center on may 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. It’s time to Zumba! Call Brandee Walker at 554-5536 for more information, $10 USD.
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