Family summer movies offered
ASHLAND Boyd County Public Library is showing free family movies every Friday in July.
Movies are shown at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave. Every movie starts at noon.
The lineup includes:
July 12: “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs,” rated PG.
July 19: “FernGully: The Last Rainforest,” rated G.
July 26: “The Goonies,” rated PG.
For more information, call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.
Look Good, Feel Better meeting July 23
RUSSELL Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will host a free Look Good…Feel Better meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. July 23 in the OLBH Women’s Center at Bellefonte Centre.
Look Good…Feel Better helps women cope with the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment by teaching them beauty tips that can help them enhance their looks and boost their self-images. In addition to changes in a patient’s physical condition, chemotherapy and radiation can cause increased susceptibility to infection. Look Good…Feel Better features experts trained to help patients deal with the physical side effects of cancer treatment and to promote good hygiene.
Look Good….Feel Better is a free non-medical program offered by the OLBH Women’s Center in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the National Cosmetology Association. To register, call the OLBH CareLine at (606) 833-CARE (2273) or register online at olbh.com.
Video submission contest announced
PORTSMOUTH In advance of the opening of SOMC Pediatric Associates, Southern Ohio Medical Center is inviting parents to have their children potentially star in a series of online commercials promoting the service.
To enter, parents should record and submit a video of their child answering two simple questions:
“Why are you excited about the opening of SOMC Pediatric Associates?”
“Why should you be featured in a video promoting SOMC’s new pediatric facility?”
The best videos will be posted to SOMC’s Facebook fan page and voted on by SOMC’s fans. Those that receive the most votes will earn the opportunity to star in a series of upcoming videos promoting SOMC Pediatric Associates.
Each video should feature only one child and be no longer than 60 seconds in length. Children featured must be between 3 and 12. Videos must be emailed to CommunityRelations@somc.org by noon on July 12.
All submissions will be reviewed and a panel will select the finalists, which will be posted to Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Facebook fan page. Fans of SOMC will then be able to vote for their favorite contestant by either liking or sharing the video. Shares must be “public” in order to be counted.
For more information, call SOMC Community Relations at (740) 356-2794 or “like” SOMC on Facebook at facebook.com/SouthernOhioMedicalCenter.
Hospice ride will be July 27
PORTSMOUTH The 2013 SOMC Hospice Memorial Bike Ride will be July 27.
Proceeds from the event, which was created in memory of motorcycle enthusiast and Hospice patient Ricky Bryan, will benefit Hospice Services at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
Last year’s event raised more than $23,000 and included more than 300 motorcycle enthusiasts.
Cost to participate is $20 for a single rider or $25 for two on one bike. There will also be T-shirts available for purchase, as well as prize drawings and giveaways.
For more information, call SOMC Hospice Services at (740) 356-2674. Pre-registration for the event is available but not required.
National Tackett reunion set
PIKEVILLE The National Tackett reunion meeting will be Saturday at the Landmark Inn in Pikeville with registration from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Food will be provided by the Landmark for $19.95 per adult and gratuities and $10 per child.
For more information, call John B. Tackett at (606) 432-8112.
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