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are the same for all re­gard­less of race, color, na­tional ori­gin, gen­der, age or dis­abil­ity, and there will be no dis­crim­i­na­tion in the course of the meal ser­vice. The meals will be served at Con­shohocken El­e­men­tary School, 301 Harry St., Con­shohocken, Mon­day through Thurs­days. Break­fast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m., and lunches will be served from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. The 2017 pro­gram will be­gin July 10 and run through Aug. 3. Meals will also be served at Colo­nial El­e­men­tary School, 230 Flour­town Road, Ply­mouth Meet­ing, Mon­day through Thurs­days. Lunch will be served from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. The pro­gram will be­gin July 10 and run through Aug. 10. Ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion on the pro­gram can be ob­tained by call­ing Lori Mc­coy, di­rec­tor of food ser­vices, at 610-834-1670 ext. 8205. Con­cert Se­ries: The Chest­nut Hill Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion will hold its free 69th an­nual Con­cert Se­ries at Pas­to­rius Park ev­ery Wed­nes­day night through July 26 at 7:30 p.m. If a show is rained out, it takes place at Spring­side Chest­nut Hill Academy’s Chero­kee Cam­pus). Off-street park­ing is free. The park has many en­trances; how­ever the cor­ner of West Hartwell and Mill­man streets is clos­est to the con­cert am­phithe­ater. Per­form­ers in­clude: July 12: XPN wel­comes World­town Sound Sys­tem, high-en­ergy world rhythms and elec­tronic dance; July 19: Par­sons­field-ju­bi­lant, dance­able in­die roots mu­sic; July 26: XPN wel­comes Suzie Brown­bluesy, folky, achy sweet-voiced. Fes­ti­val of Fam­i­lies: Sa­cred Heart Parish in Swedes­burg will hold its Fes­ti­val of Fam­i­lies July 29 and 30 in the old Sa­cred Heart School yard across from Sa­cred Heart Church, 120 Jef­fer­son St. The fes­ti­val will again have the big food lineup. The event will fea­ture Where’s Pete and lo­cal Bridge­port group AM Ra­dio. Chil­dren’s games will also be on the fes­ti­val grounds. Art Ex­hibit: Con­gre­ga­tion Beth Or will present the work of Lau­ren Dad­dona at its Ol­it­sky Gallery, 239 Welsh Road, Maple Glen, through Sept. 6. For more in­for­ma­tion call Karen at 267975-7555. Class Re­union: The Wis­sahickon Class of 1977 will hold a 40th re­union week­end Oct. 6 to 8. The week­end will kick off Fri­day, Oct. 6, with the home­com­ing foot­ball game, Satur­day night at PJS in Blue Bell and Sun­day lunch catered by Pudge’s with teach­ers in­vited. Email Neil True­blood at neil@true­bloodco.com or Betsy Wil­son Fallen at bet­syanne3@ gmail.com.

Com­mu­nity

Out­reach of­fice hours: State Rep. Thomas Murt, R-152, will hold spe­cial out­reach of­fice hours in Hunt­ing­don Val­ley and Up­per Dublin. On the third Thurs­day of each month, Murt and a mem­ber of his staff will be at the Hunt­ing­don Val­ley Li­brary, 625 Red Lion Road in Hunt­ing­don Val­ley, from 10 to 11 a.m. Also on the third Thurs­day of the month, Murt and a mem­ber of his staff will be at the Up­per Dublin Pub­lic Li­brary, 805 Loch Alsh Ave. in Fort Wash­ing­ton, from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Plant Am­bler: A com­mu­nity beau­ti­fi­ca­tion ef­fort staffed en­tirely by vol­un­teers and sup­ported by do­na­tions, is seek­ing vol­un­teers. Vol­un­teers have been pro­vid­ing dis­plays such as spring pan­sies, fall mums and win­ter greens through­out the bor­ough since 1973. The ex­pe­ri­enced vol­un­teers share knowl­edge about gar­den­ing with any “green” new­com­ers. Vol­un­teer time is flex­i­ble and on­go­ing ac­cord­ing to your sched­ule. If you would like to help keep Am­bler an at­trac­tive place to live and work by do­nat­ing your time or by mak­ing a do­na­tion, call 215-219-6553. You can also send do­na­tions di­rectly to Plant Am­bler and mail to Bor­ough

Ed­u­ca­tion

Book­mo­bile Sched­ule: July 8 and 22 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and July 11 and 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Wil­low­brook Apart­ments, 825 Wil­low­brook Drive, West Nor­ri­ton; July 10 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nor­ri­ton Square Shop­ping Cen­ter Sho­prite, 55 W. Ger­man­town Pike, East Nor­ri­ton; July 11, 18 and 25 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Greater Ply­mouth Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 2910 Jolly Road, Ply­mouth; and July 11, 18 and 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Place One Apart­ments, 777 W. Ger­man­town Pike, Ply­mouth. Blue Bell School of Dance: 921 Pen­l­lyn-blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, hosts Ar­gen­tine Tango Classes and a Mi­longa dance party ev­ery Fri­day evening. Lessons start at 8:30 p.m. fol­lowed by danc­ing at 9:30 p.m. An­drew Con­way, mas­ter Ar­gen­tine Tango dancer, in­struc­tor and per­former and his part­ner Linda Chase will in­struct. All lev­els wel­come and no part­ner is needed. Re­fresh­ments will be served. Fee is $12 per per­son and in­cludes les­son and danc­ing. In­for­ma­tion: 215634-1101 or www.amore­tango. com.

Health

Zumba: Zumba Fit­ness of­fers Zumba dance/fit­ness classes at Academy of Dance and Mu­sic/ BBAD Stu­dio lo­cated at 1524 Dekalb Pike in Blue Bell (be­hind Sher­win Wil­liams). Classes are of­fered three times a week: Tues­days at 6 p.m., Thurs­days at 6:30 p.m. and Satur­days at 8 a.m. For a free trial pass for your first class, email us at info@ dance­and­mu­sic.biz or call 610277-2557. For more info, visit our site at www.acade­my­of­dance­and­mu­sic.org. Taiji: The Montes­sori School will of­fer be­gin­ners classes in Taiji and Qigong Tues­days 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tai Chi will help you de­velop bet­ter bal­ance, more flex­i­bil­ity and co­or­di­na­tion. Your breath will be­come deeper and more even. You’ll learn how to find and re­lease your body’s ten­sions. Your ev­ery­day move­ments will be­come more ef­fi­cient and you will feel bet­ter and have more en­ergy to face the day. The school is lo­cated at 1710 Jar­ret­town Road, Dresher. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-572-9189. Health ed­u­ca­tion: Chest­nut Hill Health Sys­tems pre­sents the fol­low­ing Health Ed­u­ca­tion Pro­grams: Golden Yoga: A Breath­ing, Stretch­ing and Re­lax­ation Class Fri­days, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Lea Au­di­to­rium, Chest­nut Hill Hos­pi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. Reg­is­tra­tion for four classes at a time re­quired. Golden Yoga is Clas­si­cal Yoga, adapted by the SKY Foun­da­tion, to ac­com­mo­date those who have dif­fi­culty get­ting up and down from the floor. The pro­gram in­cludes pos­tures, breath­ing, re­lax­ation and med­i­ta­tion tech­niques, all per­formed while sit­ting in a chair and stand­ing. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215-247-3029. Cost: $20 for 4 classes per month. Weight Loss Surgery Sup­port Group: Fourth Wed­nes­day of the month, 7-8 p.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Chest­nut Hill Hos­pi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia. Join us for a monthly get-to­gether where we’ll share in­for­ma­tion for those in­ter­ested in weight loss surgery, learn from guest speak­ers dis­cussing cur­rent news on is­sues in­clud­ing life­style mod­i­fi­ca­tion, nu­tri­tion and ex­er­cise and pro­vide on­go­ing sup­port for those who have com­pleted surgery. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215-753-2000. Breast Can­cer Net­work­ing Group: Fourth Tues­day of the month 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Chest­nut Hill Hos­pi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia. A free, con­fi­den­tial sup­port group for women liv­ing with a di­ag­no­sis of breast can­cer de­signed to pro­vide a fo­rum for shar­ing in­for­ma­tion, feel­ings and con­cerns as­so­ci­ated with breast can­cer. Fa­cil­i­tated by Tish Wake­field, LCSW, on­col­ogy So­cial Worker. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-248-8047. New Moms Sup­port Groups: Tues­days 10:30 a.m. to noon; con­tact Jea­nine O’rourke, MSW or 2:30 to 4 p.m.; con­tact Su­san Schack, PH.D Vol­un­teer Con­fer­ence Room, Chest­nut Hill Hos­pi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. The Cen­ter for Post­par­tum De­pres­sion at Chest­nut Hill Hos­pi­tal is pleased to of­fer two new sup­port groups to sup­port new moms. Both groups will be run by ex­pe­ri­enced men­tal health pro­fes­sion­als who re­ally “get it” when it comes to new moth­er­hood and jug­gling re­la­tion­ships, ex­tended fam­ily, work/fam­ily bal­ance and self-care. If you are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing “new mom chal­lenges” that of­ten heighten anx­i­ety and in­volve hor­mon­ally driven de­pres­sion, join us for an in­for­ma­tive and sup­port­ive fo­rum to con­nect with other moms. In­fants are wel­come. $30 per ses­sion (flex­i­ble based on need). Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call Dr. Schack, 646-265-2484, or Ms. o’rourke, 215-206-2931. Man to Man Prostate Can­cer Sup­port Group: Third Thurs­day of the month 8-9 a.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Chest­nut Hill Hos­pi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. A net­work­ing group for men di­ag­nosed with prostate can­cer de­signed to pro­vide ed­u­ca­tion, sup­port and en­cour­age­ment. Spouses and part­ners wel­come. Harry M. Baer, MD, Chief, Urol­ogy Divi­sion, will host “Ask the Doc­tor.” Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215-248-8325. PUPS (Peo­ple Un­der­stand­ing Parkin­son’s): Meets on the fourth Tues­day of ev­ery month from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Find peace in a self-help group for those ad­just­ing to a new di­ag­no­sis or deal­ing with early stages of Parkin­son’s Dis­ease. Group meets at the com­mu­nity cen­ter at the Gi­ant Su­per­mar­ket, 315 York Rd., Wil­low Grove. For more in­for­ma­tion, or to RSVP, call Lorna R. Glass­man at 215-542-2931.Holy Redeemer Home­care and Hospice seeks com­pas­sion­ate and emo­tion­ally ma­ture vol­un­teers to pro­vide sup­port to lo­cal hospice pa­tients and their fam­i­lies in Bucks, Mont­gomery and Philadel­phia coun­ties. Vol­un­teers may also as­sist with pet ther­apy and ad­min­is­tra­tive work within the hospice depart­ment and are re­quested to have day­time avail­abil­ity. Hospice pa­tient care vol­un­teers visit with pa­tients in their homes or nurs­ing fa­cil­i­ties once a week for two to three hours. They pro­vide emo­tional sup­port and com­pan­ion­ship to pa­tients and fam­ily mem­bers, as­sist with er­rands or pro­vide respite for care­givers. Be­reave­ment vol­un­teers sup­port the fam­i­lies of hospice pa­tients fol­low­ing the loss of a loved one, while ad­min­is­tra­tive vol­un­teers as­sist with typ­ing, mail­ings and/ or fil­ing. Hospice care work­ers pro­vide a great ser­vice to fam­i­lies and loved ones of hospice pa­tients. Many vol­un­teers also re­port a great deal of per­sonal sat­is­fac­tion as a re­sult of their ser­vices. Pa­tient care and be­reave­ment vol­un­teers com­plete an ap­pli­ca­tion and at­tend an 18-hour vol­un­teer train­ing pro­gram that cov­ers the med­i­cal, psy­cho­log­i­cal and spir­i­tual as­pects of hospice vol­un­teer­ing. Day and evening train­ing pro­grams are of­fered. To sign up for vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties in Penn­syl­va­nia, con­tact Holy Redeemer Vol­un­teer Co­or­di­na­tor Jean Fran­cis at 215-698-3737 or email jfran­cis@holyre­deemer. com.

Sup­port

Hunt­ing­ton’s Dis­ease sup­port group: The Hunt­ing­ton’s Dis­ease So­ci­ety of Amer­ica in­vites care­givers, fam­ily, friends and those who are liv­ing with HD, as well as those who are at risk for HD to at­tend monthly sup­port groups. Share your thoughts/ feel­ings and get ad­vice in a non-judg­men­tal en­vi­ron­ment with other HD com­mu­nity mem­bers. Gain valu­able com­mu­nity re­source re­fer­rals from HDSA’S re­gional so­cial worker/group leader. The Ply­mouth Meet­ing group meets on the first Satur­day of each month from 10 a.m. to noon in the Mercy Ur­gent Care cen­ter lo­cated di­rectly next to Boscov’s at the Ply­mouth Meet­ing Mall (500 W. Ger­man­town Pike). Con­tact the groups leader at khime­baugh@hdsa.org for ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion and up­com­ing guest speak­ers/ac­tiv­i­ties. Visithdsa.org for ad­di­tional HD in­for­ma­tion and re­sources. Re­cov­ery group meet­ings: Fairview Vil­lage Church hosts ad­dic­tion sup­port/re­cov­ery group meet­ings. Men’s A to Z is a Bi­b­li­cal sup­port/re­cov­ery group that is open to men 18 years and over. Women’s Chris­tian 12 Step sup­port/re­cov­ery group is open to all women 18 years and over. Par­ents of Ad­dicted Adult Chil­dren is a Christ-cen­tered sup­port group for par­ents who strug­gle with ad­dicted adult chil­dren. We meet on Mon­day evenings at 6:45 p.m. at 3044 West Ger­man­town Pike, Ea­gleville. You are wel­come to join at any time. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call Pas­tor Rieger at 610-539-3333 ext. 249. Sec­ond Satur­day Work­shops: For re­cently di­vorced or wid­owed women hosted by the Women’s In­de­pen­dence Net­work meets the sec­ond Satur­day of ev­ery month from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Mont­gomey Com­mu­nity Col­lege, Park­house Hall, Room 118, 340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell. This work­shop will em­power and ed­u­cate women go­ing through this ma­jor life change. Reg­is­tra­tion is $45 and pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired by 3 p.m. the Fri­day be­fore. For more in­for­ma­tion and how to reg­is­ter, go to www.al­laboutwin. com or call 855-200-IWIN. Elkins Park Area CHADD (Chil­dren and Adults with At­ten­tion Deficit/hy­per­ac­tiv­ity Dis­or­der): Meets the first Tues­day of ev­ery month, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Ein­stein at Elkins Park Hos­pi­tal in Elkins Park. For in­for­ma­tion on CHADD or ADHD, please see our web­site www.chadd.net/249 or call Claire Noyes at: 215-7796656. Sup­port group: Par­ents of chil­dren on the Autism Spec­trum are in­vited to join a sup­port group on the sec­ond Fri­day of each month, 7 p.m. at Plains Men­non­ite Church, 50 W. Orvilla Road, Hat­field. The group gath­ers to give and re­ceive emo­tional and prac­ti­cal sup­port as well as to ex­change in­for­ma­tion, share sto­ries and be more ef­fec­tively equipped with skills and in­sights to par­ent chil­dren on the Autism Spec­trum. Cather­ine Schadler, M.ED., shares her knowl­edge and ex­per­tise around top­ics cho­sen by the group. Pas­tor Dawn Ranck gives over­all lead­er­ship, co­or­di­nat­ing the group and fa­cil­i­tat­ing the con­ver­sa­tion. More in­for­ma­tion at www.plains­men­non­itechurch.org or by call­ing 215-362-7640. Meals on Wheels: The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion’s Meals on Wheels pro­gram is look­ing for vol­un­teers to pack or de­liver meals to the el­derly and in­firmed. Meals are packed and de­liv­ered morn­ings, Mon­day through Fri­day. You can vol­un­teer for as many days per week or month as you would like. Pack­ag­ing meals re­quires ap­prox­i­mately 2-1⁄2 hours of your time each day and in­volves mak­ing sand­wiches, pack­ag­ing food into in­di­vid­ual serv­ing con­tain­ers and pack­ing cool­ers with the meals. De­liv­er­ing meals re­quires ap­prox­i­mately 1-1⁄2 hours of your time each day and in­volves load­ing cool­ers into your car and de­liv­er­ing a route of ap­prox­i­mately 10 to 15 stops. The Meals on Wheels pro­gram is also in need of emer­gency, win­ter-weather vol­un­teers to pack and de­liver meals in bad weather. North Penn VNA is lo­cated at 51 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive in Lans­dale and de­liv­ers meals in the Lans­dale, North Wales and Blue Bell ar­eas. For more in­for­ma­tion or to vol­un­teer, please call Brid­get, North Penn VNA Meals on Wheels co­or­di­na­tor at 215-855-8296. Coun­sel­ing: Cen­ter for Loss and Be­reave­ment, 3847 Skip­pack Pike, Skip­pack (610-2224110) www.be­reave­ment­cen­ter. org of­fers pro­fes­sional coun­sel­ing for in­di­vid­u­als, cou­ples, chil­dren and fam­i­lies deal­ing with is­sues of loss and be­reave­ment. Six-week adult sup­port groups: Newly form­ing young adult grief sup­port group – ev­ery other Wed­nes­day, 7 to 8:15 p.m. (free of charge); Monthly loss of child sup­port – sec­ond Mon­days, 7-8:15 p.m.; Six-week young loss of spouse/part­ner – Thurs­days, 10 to 11:15 a.m.; other groups sched­uled as in­ter­est is shown for sui­cide loss sup­port, adult loss of par­ent, moth­er­less daugh­ters, adult loss of sib­ling, cop­ing with chronic ill­ness and dis­abil­ity and men’s loss of spouse. Be­reave­ment pro­gram: Nello’s Cor­ner Fam­ily Be­reave­ment pro­gram of­fers peer grief sup­port groups for ages 4 through teen and their care­givers – Ev­ery other Tues­day or Wed­nes­day (free of charge) Lo­cal chap­ter of Par­ents of Mur­dered Chil­dren also meets at the Cen­ter. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion. Care­giver sup­port group: The Jew­ish Fed­er­a­tion of Greater Philadel­phia’s Ke­hillah of old York Road is spon­sor­ing a free Care­giver Sup­port Group for in­di­vid­u­als who care for an el­derly per­son with cog­ni­tive and/or phys­i­cal im­pair­ments. The group meets at Sarah­care Adult Day Care Cen­ter, 101 Wash­ing­ton Lane, Suite G-6, Jenk­in­town, Pa., on the first Wed­nes­day of each month. Patty Rich, Li­censed Clin­i­cal So­cial Worker, of The Coun­sel­ing for Care­givers Pro­gram of the Abram­son Cen­ter for Jew­ish Life, leads the ses­sions, which are held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. All are wel­come. Respite care is avail­able dur­ing meet­ings to fa­cil­i­tate at­ten­dance. on-site free park­ing is avail­able. Light re­fresh­ments are pro­vided. For more in­for­ma­tion call Lynne Bal­a­ban, 215-884-3944. ASSE In­ter­na­tional Stu­dent Ex­change Pro­grams (ASSE): Seeks lo­cal host fam­i­lies for boys and girls from a va­ri­ety of coun­tries around the world. Th­ese stu­dents are 15 to 18 years of age, and are com­ing to this area for the up­com­ing high school year or se­mes­ter. Th­ese per­son­able and aca­dem­i­cally se­lect ex­change stu­dents have good English, are bright, cu­ri­ous and anx­ious to learn about the USA by liv­ing as part of your fam­ily, at­tend­ing high school and shar­ing their own cul­ture and lan­guage with you. The ex­change stu­dents ar­rive from their home coun­try shortly be­fore school be­gins and re­turn at the end of the school year or se­mes­ter. Each ASSE stu­dent is fully in­sured, brings his or her own per­sonal spend­ing money and ex­pects to bear his or her share of house­hold re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, as well as be­ing in­cluded in nor­mal fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties and life­styles. The stu­dents are well screened and qual­i­fied by ASSE. Fam­i­lies may se­lect the young­ster of their choice from ex­ten­sive stu­dent ap­pli­ca­tions, fam­ily pho­tos and bi­o­graph­i­cal es­says. To be­come a host fam­ily or find out more about ASSE and its pro­grams, please call Sue 732251-1517 or 1-800-677-2773. or visit us at www.asse.com. There are hun­dreds of stu­dents to choose from, so call – and be­gin the process of se­lect­ing your new son or daugh­ter to­day. Gilda’s Club Delaware Val­ley: The or­ga­ni­za­tion’s mis­sion is to pro­vide a meet­ing place where peo­ple with can­cer and their fam­i­lies and friends can join oth­ers to build so­cial and emo­tional sup­port as a sup­ple­ment to med­i­cal care. Free of charge and non­profit, Gilda’s Club of­fers sup­port and net­work­ing groups, lec­tures, work­shops and so­cial events in a com­fort­able, home-like set­ting. Gilda’s Club Delaware Val­ley is lo­cated in Warmin­ster at 200 Kirk Road. Their phone num­ber is 215-4413290 or visit on the In­ter­net at www.gildas­club­del­val.org. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Gilda’s Club Delaware Val­ley at 215441-3290, or visit their Web site at www.gildas­club­del­val. org. 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. www.patf.us. 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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