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Health & Fitness

April 1, 2014

What’s Going On – Health & Fitness

TERRE HAUTE — Clay County

• Dine with a Doc lunch, free, 10 a.m. to noon today, Clay County Citizen’s Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil; featuring Nilah Nicole Bonham, doctor of optometry; presented by Senior Education Ministries Inc., lunch provided by Exceptional Living Center of Brazil; reservations, 877-223-6109.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Free foot clinic for new diabetics, 5:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Wound Care Center, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St.; by Dr. Philip Holloway, podiatrist; blood glucose testing, foot screenings for nerve damage, education on foot care and footwear; register today, 217-465-2606, ext. 570.

Parke County

• Business & Lifestyles Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Bloodmobile, Parke County Fairgrounds; and 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Shopko, 840 N. U.S. 41, Rockville; sponsored by Indiana Blood Center, 800-632-4722 or

Putnam County

• Blood drive, 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 218 S. Bloomington St., Greencastle, sponsored by Indiana Blood Center, 800-632-4722 or

Vermillion County

• Blood drive, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Clinton Gardens, 375 S. 11th St., Clinton, sponsored by Indiana Blood Center, 800-632-4722 or

Vigo County

• Blood drive, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Terre Haute Savings Bank; sponsored by Indiana Blood Center, 800-632-4722 or www.donor

• Blood drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and April 9, Kahn Room, Student Union, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave.; sponsored by Indiana Blood Center, 800-632-4722 or

• Tai Chi with Denise Duggan, 4 to 5 p.m. today, Wabash Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St.; members $20 per month, non-members $30 per month, both unlimited classes, including daytime; information, 812-232-3245 or

• St. Ann’s Clinic, medical treatment for people at poverty level with no insurance, 1 to 4 p.m. today and Tuesday, 1436 Locust St. No appointment necessary; call 812-232-7447.

• Zumba Gold with Cathleen Drobny, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. today, Friday and Monday, Maple Avenue United Methodist Church, 1203 Maple Ave.; sponsored by The Maple Center for Integrative Health; information, 765-832-3807.

• Free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1101 S. 13th St., 812-234-8713.

• Prepared Childbirth class, $40 for six classes, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Room 351, third floor of Union Hospital Professional Office Building, 1530 N. Seventh St.; relaxation and breathing techniques, procedures, medications, maternity unit tour; registration, 812-238-4985 or

• iWalk Wabash Valley: Early Bird Stroll, ages 18 and up, free, 7 to 8 a.m. Monday, Dewey Point Trailhead, Wabashiki Wetlands; information,; registration required, 812-462-3392 or

• Registration deadline is April 9 for Spring Wildflower Hike, free, all ages, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 12, Elliot Woods Trailhead, Prairie Creek Park; Dr. Peter Scott teaches wildflower identification during hike on moderate-difficulty, hilly forest trail; information,; registration, 812-462-3392 or

• Mini Medical School, free, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Landsbaum Center, 1433 N. 6 1/2 St.; on “Obesity/Diabetes: Partners in Growth and Decline”; reservations recommended, 812-237-2345 or and click “Continuing Education.”

• “Pain Management from a Pharmacist’s Perspective: Interventions for Pain” by Dr. Megan Lotz, free, 1:30 to 3 p.m. April 9, Landsbaum Classroom, 1433 N. 6 1/2 St.; presented by The Maple Center for Integrative Health and OLLI; information, 812-234-8733 or

• Breastfeeding class, $10, 7 to 9 p.m. April 9, third floor of the Union Hospital Professional Office Building, 1530 N. Seventh St.; for new and expectant mothers, nursing infants welcome; information and registration, 812-238-4985.

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