News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 17, 2012

SUPPORT GROUPS: Oct. 17, 2012

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

---- — Edgar County, Ill.

• Cancer Friendship Group, 10 to 11 a.m. every fourth Tuesday, conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center. The featured speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Brack, dental director at the Edgar County Public Health Department. For more information call 217-465-2606, ext. 290.

Vigo County

• Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help group meets 6 p.m., third Thursday each month, Vigo County YMCA, 951 Dresser Drive. Call 812-299-8289.

n National Alliance on Mental Illness, Wabash Valley affiliate for improving the lives of people afflicted by serious and persistent mental illness, 6:30 to 8 p.m., third Thursday, Memorial United Methodist Church, 2701 Poplar St. Call Betty Porter at 812-877-9950.

• Stroke Support Group, 6 p.m., third Thursday, Medical Rehab Unit, fourth floor,  Union Hospital East, 1606 N. Seventh St. Call 812-478-4103.

Health, fitness

Vigo County

• Children’s Classic Run, $10, registration begins 9 a.m., Simmons Track, Indiana State University, Ninth and Spruce Strets, register online at