The Murray-Calloway Co. Parks & Recreation Department is accepting entries for a fall adult (18-over) recreational co-ed slowpitch softball league. The league will be governed by NSA rules with a few local modifications and is limited to the first 12 teams to enter. Season starts on September 2 and runs through October 26 with a 10-game regular season and post-season double-elimination tourney. Team entry fee is $425. Call the MCC Parks at 270-762-0325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register, or for additional information.
Beginning Line Dance Classes will be offered free of charge for those 60 and older at the Murray Senior Center at 607 Poplar Street in Murray. Classes will be held Thursday's from 12:30-1:15 pm beginning September 4 and continuing through November. Also, free Pinochle classes will be offered beginning September 3 and running each Wednesday from 9-11 am through September. Class size is limited. Call Teri Cobb at 270-753-0929 for more information.
Look Good…Feel Better, A free, non-medical, brand-neutral national public service program to help women offset appearance-related changes from cancer treatments, will be held Tuesday, August 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the Center for Health and Wellness. For more information call Angie Hutching at (270) 435-4455 or (270) 435-4614.
Plan to Be Smoke Free with Jamie Smith of the Kentucky Cancer Program on Monday, August 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness. Smith will be presenting a free session to teach people how to be smoke free. The class will address addiction, behaviors and available resources, and will help smokers develop a quit plan. All tobacco users and non-tobacco users who would like to learn more are welcome. Pre-registration is required! For more information or to register, call Jamie Smith at 270-442-1310
A free nutrition education event titled “Fish Oil 101” will be held Friday, August 22 from 9-9:30 a.m. in the Center for Health and Wellness. We’ve all heard about the miracles of taking fish oil but how do we know which ones to choose and how much to take? Join Rebecca Wright, Registered Dietitian, for a discussion on what is best for your body when it comes to taking fish oil supplements.
Free health screenings will be offered Wednesday, August 27 from 6-11 a.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness. Screenings offered will include blood pressure, BMI, waist circumference, osteoporosis heel scan and blood sugar (finger stick). To schedule an appointment, call (270) 762-1348.
Tuesday, August 26 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Weaks Senior Citizen Center, 607 Poplar Street, Murray – Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar screenings.
Wednesday, August 27 from 6-11 a.m. at the Center for Health and Wellness, 716 Poplar Street, Murray – Blood Pressure, BMI, Waist Circumference, Osteoporosis Heel Scan and Blood Sugar (finger stick) screenings (Call 270-762-1348 to schedule an appointment)
Thursday, August 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Marshall County Senior Citizen Center, 1713 Golf Course Road, Benton – Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar screenings.
Friday, August 29 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Stewart County Senior Citizen Center, 111 General Rice Street, Dover, Tenn. – Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar screenings.
The ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group will meet Thursday, August 14 at 6 p.m. in the MCCH Board Room. For more information, contact Mitzi Cathey at (270) 293-1748.
The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet Tuesday, August 12 at 5 p.m. at Shared Care located in the George Weaks Community Center. For more information, call Connie Stalls, LPN, at (270) 753-0576.
The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet Tuesday, August 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Center for Health and Wellness. For more information, contact Evelyn Wallis at (270) 489-2462.
The Mental Illness (NAMI) Support Group for families and friends of persons suffering from mental illness will meet Thursday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the MCCH Educational Services Building located on the corner of 8th and Elm streets. For more information, call 270-748-6133.
The Dialysis Support Group will meet Tuesday, August 12 from 4-5 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness. For more information, contact Tasha Mitchell at (270) 759-3080.
The Stroke/Head Injury Support Group will meet Thursday, August 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Health & Wellness. For more information, contact Cheryl Crouch at 270-293-9442.
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