9/18 Community Calendar of Events

Dates: Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. at MPNNCSB Warsaw Counseling Center, 414 Main St., Warsaw, VA 22572; Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Location: MPNNCSB MH/SA Admin. Office, 13794 Tidewater Trail, Saluda, VA 23149 About Children First: Children First is a 4-hour co-parenting education program designed to prevent custody conflicts. The program helps parents understand the importance of both parents having an active, involved, and positive relationship with their children. Parents will learn: How divorce or separation and continued conflict impact children; How to talk with children about the situation; How to manage conflict and emotions constructively; How to take care of children during the changes in the family; How to develop a positive co-parenting relationship; The group takes place in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere. Cost of training: $50 per person. Method of Payment: Cash payment to be made in person at the Prevention Services office: 3786 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, VA 23072, or a Money Order payable to MPNN CSB can be mailed to: PO Box 452, Hayes, VA 23072. Personal checks will not be accepted. For further information please call us at (804) 642-5402 - toll free at 1-888-773-8550 or email us at: prev-famedu@mpnn.state.va.us. Online pre-registrations: Go to http://www.rvuc.com and follow the link.

West Point Cancer Support Group

The West Point Cancer Support Group offers support to current cancer patients, survivors and their family members/caregivers. The group is comprised of all ages, sexes, types of cancer, etc. and is also open to West Point's surrounding communities. The Group meets the third Monday of each month at 7 pm. The meetings take place at the West Point YMCA located at 3135 King William Avenue.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia. For more information contact the Alzheimer's Association Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Branch office at 804-695-9382.

Gloucester: 1.) Second Wednesday of each month 10:30 a.m. at the Gloucester Alzheimer's Association office (7335 Lewis Avenue Gloucester, VA 23061). No respite available. Contact: 804-695-9382. 2.) Third Thursday of each month 6:00 p.m. at the Alzheimer's Association office (7335 Lewis Avenue, Gloucester, VA). No respite available. Contact: 804-695-9382.

Mathews: Third Tuesday of each month 10:00 a.m. at the Central United Methodist Church (121 Church Street, Mathews, VA). No respite available. Contact: 804-725-2832.

Urbanna: Fourth Thursday of each month 1:30 p.m. at Port Town Village Apartments (111 Port Town Lane, Urbanna, VA). No respite available, Contact: 804-758-2386.

West Point: Third Tuesday of each month 6:00 p.m. at the West Point Family Y.M.C.A. (3135 King William Avenue, West Point, VA). No respite available. Contact: 804-843-3300.

Healthy Living Calendar (Submissions)

Moving Toward a Healthier Life: Do you have a picture you would love to share? We are in the process of creating our

2014 CELEBRATE HEALTHY LIVING CALENDAR for the Middle Peninsula & Northern Neck Region. This year our theme is healthy physical activities. If you have a picture you would like to share in a community calendar and be considered for our 2014 calendar please email us your full name, address, phone number, and your photo to: prevent@mpnn.state.va.us

Picture size: 11" x 8.5" (jpg or pdf)

Minimum Resolution: 300 DPI

Picture submission due date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Selected participants will be notified by mail. A photograph authorization release must be signed prior publication of the calendar. If you have further questions, please call us: MPNNCSB Prevention Services Division at 804-642-5402

 

Meetings

WP Masonic Lodge #238

The West Point Masonic Lodge No. 238 meets the second Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. For lodge info call 804-212-7304.