Gala to raise money for cancer fund


October 08, 2006

Freestyle Hair and Body Spa of TownMall of Westminster will hold its second gala for the Stacey Davis Breast Cancer Fund from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Martin's Westminster.

The evening will consist of dinner, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets are available from committee members or Freestyle.

Freestyle established the fund in 2005 in memory of Stacey Lynn Woods Davis, who died of breast cancer in December 2002 at age 38, leaving behind a husband and three young sons.

The fund provides financial resources to breast cancer patients in need.

Information: 410-848-3358 or 410-848-4562.

Luncheon to benefit the Woman's Place

Carroll Hospital Center will hold the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Hope & Healing Luncheon from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 15 at Wakefield Valley Golf & Conference Center in Westminster.

Lunch, speakers and door prizes will be featured.

Tickets are $40. Proceeds benefit the Women's Place at the hospital.

Information: 410-871-6161.

Lifeguard classes planned this month

Merritt Athletic Club will offer a Red Cross lifeguard certification class from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 21, 22, 28 and 29 at the club on Progress Way in Eldersburg.

The course includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.

For information and to register, call 410-549-8855, ext. 115.

Program focuses on walking for health

Maryland Cooperative Extension will hold a Walk Ways program for those wanting to increase their physical activity for better health.

The four-week series will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Nov. 6, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4 at the Carroll County Cooperative Extension office on Smith Avenue in Westminster.

The program teaches participants how to use walking to improve their health and how to use the pedometer as a tracking tool.

The cost is $25 and includes a pedometer and materials. Registration is required.

Information: 410-386-2760.

Carroll Hospice sets training classes

Carroll Hospice will offer training classes on sensitivity awareness, signs and symptoms of dying, grief and bereavement and environmental safety.

The tentative schedule includes classes from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 16 and 23 and Nov. 6; classes from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30. For more information, call 410-871-8000.

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