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Wednesday, December 31 1969

wellness

Baystate Health Blood Drive March 24th

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

The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Monday, March 24th, 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 Baystate Blood Donor travel mug.

Celebrate Valentine's Day at BFMC

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

In conjunction with BFMC's annual Chocolate Fantasy, featuring “chocolate everything”---a wide variety of chocolate items, raffles, silent auction, and Valentine-related local crafts, Clinical Notes (BFMC’s women's a cappella chorus) will present a free mini-concert of Love-ly Songs on Valentine’s Day.

New "Parents Supporting Parents" Group Starting

Adapted from The Salasin Center press releases:

The Family United Network (FUN), part of The Salasin Center, is proud to announce the formation of a new, ongoing, support group for parents, beginning February 12, 2014.  Participants will meet on Wednesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm.  This group will be facilitated by Lynn Norwood & Melissa O’Malley, who have been providing The Nurturing Families 16 week program through The Salasin Project & The Recover Project.  Parents Supporting Parents is free to attend and offered to all parents & grandparents in the community.

Another Good Reason to Get a Mammogram

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

The Radiology/Imaging Department at Baystate Franklin Medical Center is offering free Reiki sessions to the first 10 women who call to schedule their first mammograms at BFMC before February 28, 2014.  The American Cancer Society recommends that women have a baseline mammogram at age 40, and follow up with yearly exams.  If you are a woman living in Franklin County, and you have never had a mammogram, you can sign up for your mammogram and be eligible for a free, one-hour, Reiki session.

What's New 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), has altered its program schedule for 2014.  The biggest difference is that open hours for the GWRC have changed and extended so that they are now Mondays from 3pm to 5pm and Fridays from 12pm to 3pm.  In addition, the Wednesday GWRC Art group has moved to Mondays, from 1pm to 3pm, and Journey Dance on Tuesday evenings has a new start time, so that it now runs from 5pm to 6:30pm.

Complementary Care Clinic at GFM 1/20/14

Adapted from a Living Essence Healing Arts press release:

In honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, two local healing professionals are offering a seated bodywork clinic, open to everyone, on Monday, January 20, 2014, from 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. Sign up that day and receive a free 15-minute Acupressure Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, or Energy Healing session.

Gift Giving at BFMC

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

Coming up at Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC), the public will recieve the gift of music as BFMC's "Clinical Notes", a hospital-based women's a cappella chorus, performs a free holiday concert, "Sing Noel", on Friday, December 20th, from 12:15pm to 1pm, in the hospital's Main Conference Rooms.  Then, individuals will have the opportunity to give the gift of life when the Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile hosts a blood drive on Monday, December 23rd, from 10am to 3pm, in the parking lot behind the hospital’s main building.

A Whole Lot of FUN at the Salasin Center

Adapted from two Salasin Center press releases:

A Family Dance party will take place this Thursday, December 12th, from 3:30-6pm, at the RPX (Recover Project Annex---1 Osgood Street in Greenfield).  This is a free event, open to all members of the community, and features a fun dance and dinner for the whole family.

November Events for Women & Families

Adapted from a Salasin Center press release:

The Salasin Center (Greenfield Women's Resource Center) is a place for women to build community, support each other, and heal and empower themselves.  Open/drop-in hours are Mondays from 1-4pm, Wednesdays from 3-5pm, and Fridays from 12-1:30pm.  A sample of their offerings include:  Journey Dance on Tuesdays from 5:30-7pm at The RPX, a Women's Art Group Wednesdays from 1-3pm, Women's Peer to Peer writing group Fridays from 10am-12pm, and FUN Center family time every Thursday from 3:30-6:30pm.

Fall Festival Friday

Adapted from a Salasin Center press release:

This Friday, October 25th, from 4PM to 7:30PM, at the RPX (1 Osgood Street in Greenfield), The Salasin Center will be hosting a Fall Fun Festival.

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