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DI­A­BETES: Free, in­for­ma­tive and in­ter­ac­tive di­a­betes man­age­ment course, 5.30 - 7.30pm, Tues­day, Septem­ber 19. Reg­is­ter Sharon MHT Di­a­betes Trust 357 5992/ di­a­betestrust.org.nz/ ad­min@di­a­betestrust.org.nz ARTHRI­TIS SUP­PORT EX­ER­CISE GROUP: Gen­tle ex­er­cise based on folk danc­ing, tai chi and qi gong. Ex­pe­ri­enced in­struc­tors, 2pm, Thurs­days, Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, Fer­gu­son St,.$3 in­cludes af­ter­noon tea. En­quiries Mer­ri­lyn 356 4512. WA­TER-BASED EX­ER­CISE: PN Arthri­tis Sup­port Group 30-minute ses­sions, Hos­pi­tal Star Cen­tre heated pool, 9.30am Satur­days and 4pm Tues­days, $3 a ses­sion. En­quiries Julie 358 1155. MS CEN­TRAL DIS­TRICTS:

In­for­ma­tion, sup­port and ad­vo­cacy for peo­ple with mul­ti­ple sclero­sis, and their fam­i­lies. En­quiries 357 3188/ mmss@in­spire.net.nz.

HEAL­ING ROOMS: Us­ing the heal­ing power of prayer, All Saints, The Square, Wed­nes­days 12 - 2pm, Thurs­days 7.30 -8.30pm. No ap­point­ments, no charge. En­quiries Ginny Nor­ris 355 4420. YOUNG WIDOW AND WI­D­OW­ERS CLUB: First Sun­day of the month, sup­port and so­cial group for peo­ple of all ages who have ex­pe­ri­enced a loss. Lunchtime meet­ing. En­quiries Colleen 3570037 and Lee 3530201. ARTHRI­TIS SUP­PORT EX­ER­CISE GROUP: Gen­tle ex­er­cise based on

folk danc­ing, squeezee ball ex­er­cises, tai chi and qi gong. Ex­pe­ri­enced in­struc­tors. $3, in­cludes af­ter­noon tea, Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, Fer­gu­son St, 2pm, Thurs­days. En­quiries Mer­i­lyn 356 4512.

MANAWATU BREATHE EASY SUP­PORT GROUP: Meets so­cially for adults with chronic asthma, em­phy­sema and other res­pi­ra­tory dis­eases, 10.30am, third Thurs­day of each month, Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, Fer­gu­son St. En­quiries Owen 358 7491.

EZZEMEALS: Frozen meals avail­able from St Matthews Church, 109 Col­lege St, Tues­days 4 - 5pm, Thurs­days 11 - 12pm. Large meals $9; medium $6. Home de­liv­ery Wed­nes­day or Fri­day morn­ings ($2.50 fee). En­quiries, brochures and or­ders 355 2254.

LGBT: Find groups in­tim­i­dat­ing? Drop into MaLGRA’s clu­b­rooms, 2pm to 5pm, Thurs­days. Ice­break­ers open 7pm to 9pm, room 203, 2nd floor, Square Edge, Church St.

ACA: Adult Chil­dren of Al­co­holic or dys­func­tional homes. A sup­port group for those who grew up in al­co­holic or dys­func­tional homes, start­ing soon. En­quiries Briana 021 0295 3642.

AL-ANON: To sup­port fam­i­lies or friends con­cerned about some­one’s drink­ing, 7pm to 8pm, Thurs­day, Plun­ket Rooms, Vo­gel St. En­quiries 0508 425 266.

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