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St. Mary’s Healthcare Community Programs March 2013
03.02.2013 - 04.22.2013
Capitol Region Calendar Events


Healing Touch:  Level 3
Saturday, March 2, 2013    8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 3, 2013    9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Carondelet Pavilion. Contact Sister Rita Jean DuBrey at 841-7146.

Free Cancer Health Screening (Schenectady County)
Saturday, March 2, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Ellis Health Center, McClellan St., Schenectady.  Breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening.
Contact Sandy Reade at 347-5566 to register.

Support Group for Breastfeeding Mothers
Monday, March 4, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Lactation Center at the Birthplace. Open to all nursing mothers. Free.  Call 841-7314.

Free Cancer Health Screening (Fulton and Montgomery Counties)
Monday, March 4, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, NY
Monday, March 4, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam, NY
Screenings may include: Mammograms, breast and pelvic exams, pap tests for women 40+ and colorectal cancer screening kits for men and women 50+. Contact Suzanne Hagadorn at 841-3726 to pre-register.
Must register by February 25.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Tuesday, March 5, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wilkinson Center Conference Room, St. Mary’s Memorial Campus, 4988 State Hwy 30, Amsterdam.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 841-7382 for information.

Healing Touch Buddies Program for Women with Breast Cancer
Tuesday, March 5, 2013   6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Carondelet Pavilion. Contact Sister Rita Jean DuBrey at 841-7146.

Fulton-Montgomery Ostomy Support Group
Thursday, March 7, 7:00 PM
First Floor Education Classroom. Round table discussion moderated by Sr. Johanna Ryan. Call 841-7319.

NAMI/MFH Support Group
Thursday, March 7, 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Riverfront Center, Suite 2414, Amsterdam, NY
Saturday, March 9, 10:00 AM, Riverfront Center, Suite 2414, Amsterdam, NY
Thursday, March 21, 5:30 PM, Argersinger Bldg., 2nd Floor, Gloversville, NY
For information contact Mary Lou Barry at 841-7468.

Brain Injury Support Group
Monday, March 11, 7:00 PM
Cafeteria Annex. Contact David Hughes at 842-0457 for information.

Tai’ Chi Chih (6 Classes)

Monday, March 11, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, March 18, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, March 25, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, April 1, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, April 15, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, April 22, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Carondelet Pavilion. Contact Sister Rita Jean DuBrey at 841-7146 for fees and information.

Bereavement Support Group: Living With Loss
Tuesday, March 12, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Board Room, 427 Guy Park Ave. Amsterdam.  Open to those who have experienced a loss due to death.  Refreshments will be served.  Contact Amy Weiner from The Community Hospice at 843-5412 for information.

Survivors of a Loved One’s Suicide (SOLOS) Support Group

Wednesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s Healthcare. Interested persons must contact Marianne Reid at 209-3569 or mariannereid@hotmail.com for more information prior to the meetings.

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) FULL Course
Wednesday, March13, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, March 14, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Carondelet Pavilion Auditorium.  Non-employee fee $85.Contact Karen Stemmler at 841-7148 to register.

Auxiliary Membership Meeting
Thursday, March 14, 7:00 PM
Carondelet Pavilion Auditorium. Refreshments at 6:30 PM, meeting to follow at 7 pm. Contact Colleen Medwid at 841-7136.

Did My Family Give Me Cancer? & 5 Things You Can do Right Now to Avoid Cancer!
Thursday, March 14, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Memorial Campus, Burgess Room. Speakers: Dr. Deborah Sculco & Dr. Sean Su.  Complementary dinner. RSVP required by March 7, 2013.  Contact Michael Grignon at 438-3583 or email Michael.Grignon@lls.org.

Meet the Legislators Breakfast (in Partnership with Project Action)
Friday, March 15, 8:00 AM
112 Perthshire Dr., Amsterdam. Senator Farley, Assemblyman Butler and Amsterdam Mayor Thane will discuss future goals for the region.  Reservations required.  Fee: $10 for SMH associates. $25 for the Public.  Call the Chamber at 725-0641 for information.

The Savvy Caregiver Support Group
Monday, March 18 and 25; April 1, 8 and 15, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Board Room, St. Mary’s Hospital, 427 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam.  Call 867-4999 ext. 200 or email tgarmley@alz.org to register.

BLS (Basic Life Support) Renewal Course
Tuesday, March 19, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Carondelet Pavilion Auditorium.  Fee: $10 (MUST have completed AHA on-line course).
Contact Karen Stemmler to register at 841-7148.

Diabetes Busters Support Group
Wednesday, March 20, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Memorial Campus, Burgess Room.  Speaker: Carla Pasquarelli. Topic: Exercise.  For information contact The St. Mary’s Diabetes and Nutrition Center at 841-3717.

Healing Touch Practice Group
Saturday, March 23, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Carondelet Pavilion Auditorium.  For all Healing Touch students, practitioners and Healing Touch Certified Practitioners.  Registration required.  Fee $10.  Contact Sister Rita Jean DuBrey at 841-7146.

Women’s Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 25, 7:00 PM
Guy Park Campus, 1st Floor Education Classroom. Contact Julie Pierce at 841-7448 or Evelyn Bianchi at 843-0720.

Club 60 Dinner Meeting
Tuesday, March 26, 3:30 PM
Cafeteria Annex.  A social & educational dinner forum for those 60+ years of age. Dinner Fee:  $6.50.  Reservations required. Call 841-7382 for information and reservations.


Getting Ready for Baby: Breastfeed with Confidence
Tuesday, April 2, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Birthplace.  Fee:  $10.  Call 841-7314 for more information.

Thirteenth Annual Complementary Therapies Conference
Self-Empowerment Through the Vibration of Color
Monday, April 8.  8:30 AM-4:30 PM, Best Western Albany Airport Inn, 200 Wolf Rd., Albany
Donna Reis, CNHP, Certified Chromatologist presents Self-Empowerment Through the Vibration of Color.  Pre-registration is required.  Contact Sister Rita Jean DuBrey at 841-7146 for information, registration, and fee amount.

Childbirth Preparation Class
Monday, April 15 – May 20, (6 week series) 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carondelet Auditorium.  Fee:  $60 (scholarships are available).  Call 841-7314.

Healing Touch:  Level 1
Saturday, April 20, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 21, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Carondelet Pavilion. Contact Sister Rita Jean DuBrey at 841-7146.