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Web site at www.gildas­club­del­ Vol­un­teers sought: The Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion and Amer­i­can Stroke As­so­ci­a­tion of South­east­ern Penn­syl­va­nia is seek­ing vol­un­teers to be­come voices of power through its stroke preven­tion pro­gram. For in­for­ma­tion on vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties call 215-575-5200. Se­nior vol­un­teers needed: The Foster Grand­par­ent Pro­gram of Mont­gomery County is in need of ded­i­cated se­nior vol­un­teers to en­hance the lives of chil­dren through­out Mont­gomery County. Vol­un­teer Foster Grand­par­ents must be 55 years of age or older and be will­ing to work a min­i­mum of 15 hours per week. Vol­un­teers re­ceive a small taxfree stipend, free trans­porta­tion, paid train­ing and an an­nual phys­i­cal exam. For in­for­ma­tion on the Foster Grand­par­ent Pro­gram, call 610-630-0201. Overeaters Anony­mous: Overeaters Anony­mous is a 12- step group for any­one strug­gling with food is­sues of any kind. It meets Satur­day morn­ings at 8:30 a.m. in the Health Ed­u­ca­tion room in the Be­com­ing Cen­ter, part of the Art­man Home in Am­bler, 250 North Beth­le­hem Pike. For in­for­ma­tion call 267-259-4815. Fi­bromyal­gia sup­port group: The North­east Chap­ter Fi­bromyal­gia Sup­port Groups of Mont­gomery County and Philadel­phia has three in­di­vid­ual sup­port groups that meet var­i­ous times through­out the month in both ar­eas. The next meet­ing will be the Be­gin­ners’ Sup­port Group, which is held every fourth Mon­day of the month from noon to 2 p.m. The Fam­ily Sup­port Group is held every sec­ond Thurs­day of the month from 12-2 p.m., and the Fi­bromyal­gia “Con­nec­tions” Sup­port Group of Mont­gomery County is held the third Satur­day of the month from 1-3 p.m. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and lo­ca­tions, call 215-884-1504 or 215-393-3493. Fam­ily sup­port groups: NAMI Penn­syl­va­nia of Mont­gomery County spon­sors monthly fam­ily sup­port groups at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Main Street and Richard­son Av­enue, Lans­dale, the first Tues­day of the month at 7 p.m. and at the Mont­gomery County Hu­man Ser­vices Cen­ter, 1430 Dekalb Pike, Nor­ris­town, the first Wed­nes­day of the month at 7 p.m. Vol­un­teers sought: Penn­syl­va­nia As­sis­tive Tech­nol­ogy Pro­gram (PATF) has in­ter­est­ing and re­ward­ing vol­un­teer po­si­tions avail­able in their King of Prus­sia of­fice. PATF helps peo­ple ob­tain fund­ing for hear­ing aids, ramps, wheel­chairs and other as­sis­tive tech­nol­ogy. To learn more about the po­si­tions and vol­un­teer train­ing, call Jamie at 888-7441938. Sup­port groups: Friends Hos­pi­tal holds the fol­low­ing sup­port groups: Mon­day — AA Speaker Meet­ing from 7:30-8:30 p.m. weekly and De­pres­sion Group from 9-11 a.m. weekly. Wed­nes­day — Co­caine Anony­mous from 7:30-9 p.m. weekly and It Still Works from 6-7:15 p.m. weekly. Thurs­day — De­pres­sion Group 9-11 a.m. weekly; De­pres­sion and Bipo­lar Sup­port Group from 6:30-8:15 p.m. weekly (first Thurs­day from 5:30-8:15 p.m.); Nar­cotics Anony­mous from 5:30-7 p.m. weekly and Al-anon from 7:30-8:30 p.m. weekly. Fri­day — Co­caine Anony­mous from 7:30-9 p.m. weekly and Gam­blers Anony­mous from 8-9:30 p.m. weekly. Satur­day — Nar­cotics Anony­mous from 7-8 p.m. weekly. Sun­day — In­cest Sur­vivors from 9-10:30 a.m. weekly; ACOA from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. weekly; AA Women’s Meet­ing from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekly; NAMI Fam­ily to Fam­ily Sup­port Group from 1-2:30 p.m. monthly, sec­ond Sun­day; NAMI Gen­eral Meet­ing from 2-4 p.m. monthly, sec­ond Sun­day.the New Be­gin­nings Club, a non­de­nom­i­na­tional so­cial group for all wid­ows and wid­ow­ers, will be form­ing to pro­vide so­cial, ath­letic and travel op­por­tu­ni­ties to foster fel­low­ship. Meet­ings will be held every fourth Mon­day at 7 p.m. at St. John of the Cross Hall, Meet­ing Room, 2800 Wood­land Rd., Roslyn. Any in­ter­ested per­sons may call 215-885-7722.

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