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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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BFMC Offers Cholesterol Screening 10/8

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

Baystate Franklin Medical Center will hold a Cardiac Risk Cholesterol Screening next Wednesday, October 8th, from 8:30AM to 9:30AM in Conference Room A.  The cost for the screening is $10 and pre-registration is required.

Give Blood, Save a Life

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Tuesday, September 23rd, from 11AM to 4PM.  “The fall is an important time to get out and give blood, as we are completing the summer months – a crucial time for blood donation,” said Saundra Rose, blood donor recruiter for Baystate Health.  “The top reason people do not give blood is because they have never been asked, so we are asking you now to donate the gift of life this fall.  All of our blood donations are used within our local communities.  Donors can make a difference in the lives of their own families, friends and neighbors.”

Salasin Center September Offerings

Adapted from a The Salasin Center press release:

The Salasin Center, which encompasses the Greenfield Women's Resource Center (GWRC) and the Family United Network (FUN), has a lot going on this month.  In addition to regularly scheduled activities, if you need support, feel free to call (413) 774-4307 or check out the Turners Falls Women's Resource Center.

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors Starts 9/3

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department will present a free, eight-week, yoga class, “Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors,” on Wednesdays, September 3rd to October 22nd, from noon until 1:30PM, at the YMCA in Greenfield.

BFMC Offers Cholesterol Screening

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

Baystate Franklin Medical Center will hold a Cardiac Risk Cholesterol Screening next Wednesday, August 20th, from 8:30AM to 9:30AM in Conference Room A.  The cost for the screening is $10 and pre-registration is required.

An Opportunity to Give Blood on Tuesday

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press releases:

The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Tuesday, July 22nd, from 11AM to 4PM, in the hospital’s Medical Office Building parking lot (48 Sanderson Street in Greenfield).  All blood types are needed.  Eligible blood donors will receive a one-day pass to Six Flags New England.

2014 Wheeling for Healing Registration Now Open

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

Do what you love to do while helping raise funds for Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s cancer programs and services.  Registration is now open for BFMC’s seventh annual Wheeling for Healing bike ride benefit that will take place on Sunday, August 24th, starting and ending at the White Eagle Polish Picnic Ground (249 Plain Road) in Greenfield.

Changes & July Events at The Salasin Center

Adapted from The Salasin Center press releases:

The Salasin Center, which encompasses the Greenfield Women's Resource Center (GWRC) and the Family United Network (FUN), is happy to announce the hiring of a new staff member, Elizabeth Dlugosz.  The center also wants the community to know that there will be no family dinner/dance nights in July and the facilities will be closed July 21-25.

Tick Talk: What You Can do About Lyme Disease

Adapted from a Northampton Community Television (NCTV) press release:

This community forum exploring the prevalence of Lyme disease, prevention, and treatment will be broadcast live on GCTV Cable Channel 15, and streamed live here on gctv.org, on Tuesday, June 17th, from 6PM to 8PM.  The event will be held at JFK Middle School in Northampton and will be hosted by the Daily Hampshire Gazette, WHMP Radio, and Northampton Community TV.

BFMC “Clinical Notes” Free Summer Concert

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s “Clinical Notes,” a hospital-based women’s a cappella chorus, will perform a free summer concert, "How Can We Keep from Singing?”, on Friday, June 20th, from 12:15PM to 1PM, in the hospital’s conference rooms A & B.

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