Traverse City Record-Eagle

Body & Soul

February 2, 2013

Body and Soul in Brief: 02/02/2013

Foster parent info

Traverse City — Holy Cross Children's Services will hold an information meeting on becoming a foster parent from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.

The program will be held at Holy Cross Children's Services, 1305 E. Eighth St., suite B. HCCS is a Catholic-oriented nonprofit corporation that serves the needs of children and families. For details or to register for the meeting, call 652-0504 or email mryba@hccsnet.org.

Valentine sweets

Traverse City — First Baptist Church will host its third annual Sweet Shop and Rummage Sale just in time for Valentine's Day giving.

Homemade candy, baked goods, crafts, greeting cards and rummage sale items will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the church, 244 Washington St. For details, call Toni Hullet, 943-0653.

Relay for Life sale

Kaleva — The Kaleva Crusaders & Friends Relay for Life team will hold a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Kaleva Meat Store. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

Breathe better

Grayling — Mercy Hospital Grayling will offer a free series aimed at improving the quality of life for adults suffering from emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma and other breathing problems.

The Better Breathing series will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 11-April 8, at Mercy Hospital Grayling. There will be no class March 25. Topics include understanding medications, travel tips, breathing devices, panic control, building strength and energy conservation.

For details or to register, call (989) 348-0325.

RNs meet

Traverse City — The Registered Nurses Association in Michigan will meet Tuesday, Feb. 12, for a program on chiropractic medicine.

Rick Randall, DC, will give the program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in conference rooms A & B at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. One continuing education hour will be awarded to RNs attending the entire session. Pizza and salad will be available for $5 per person.

For details or if planning to attend, contact Jane Miller, janemiller5@gmail.com or 649-3730, and indicate if planning to purchase a meal.

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