News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 15, 2012

Support Groups: Aug. 15, 2012

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• Multiple Sclerosis self-help meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday, Hamilton Center, 620 Eighth Ave., 812-299-8289.

• National Alliance on Mental Illness, Wabash Valley affiliate, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Memorial United Methodist Church, 2701 Poplar St. Call Betty Porter at 812-877-9950.

• Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, (SPOHNC) 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Beech Street conference center, Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6 1.2 St. For more information call Mary Ryan at 812-535-2587.  

• Stroke Support Group, 6 p.m., Thursday, atrium conference room B, lower level of Union Hospital East, 1606 N. Seventh St. Call 812-478-4103.

Health, fitness

Edgar County, Ill.

• Health screenings, featuring blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Friday, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, Clinic lobby, 217-465-2606 ext. 228.

Vigo County

• Pre-Diabetes class, learn how to delay or prevent diabetes, $40, includes personalized meal plan and more, 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Union Hospital, Professional Office Building, 1530 N. Seventh St., 812-238-7577.