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December 3, 2012

What's happening: 12/03/12

Huntington — Memorial tree dedications set

HUNTINGTON Hospice of Huntington will have its annual Light-A-Life” Memorial Tree Campaign in conjunction with an effort to honor the memory of their loved ones.

An informal remembrance service will be offered along with a dedication ceremony at:

 7 p.m. Thursday — Lincoln Primary Care Center in Hamlin, W.Va.

7 p.m. Dec. 11 — Wayne Baptist Church in Wayne.

7 p.m. Dec. 13 — Ohio University Southern Campus in Ironton.

2 p.m. Dec. 15 — Huntington Mall in Barboursville.

For more information, call Jaimie Armentrout at (304) 529-4217 or (800) 788-5480.

Dance lessons scheduled

HUNTINGTON December ballroom dance lessons at the Junior League ballroom, 617 Ninth Ave., will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Dec. 11, with dancing styles requested by students.

Those attending are asked to dress comfortably and wear shoes that allow feet to slide easily. Cost is $6 per class.

For more  information, call Gayle Riggs at (304) 453-1250 or email rigg1209@zoominternet.net.

Wreath-making session to be offered

ASHLAND The Boyd County Public Library will host a wreath-making classes for adults at the main and Kyova branches in early December.

Boyd County horticulture agent Lori Bowling will teach the courses at noon Friday at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave., and 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kyova Branch in the Kyova Mall.

The library will provide all the supplies. Registration is required and can be done at thebookplace.org, or by calling Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.

Participation is limited to 15 at each location.

Falls and recovery focus of seminar

SOMERSET The Center for Rural Development and Body Recall Inc. will host a falls and recovery presentation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday to help community, health, faith-based, and business leaders, health-care professionals and providers and interested citizens create and refine their strategic planning efforts enabling seniors to age in place while reducing healthcare costs through fall prevention and fall recovery techniques.

The presentation, led by Body Recall Executive Director Jeff Rubin, is provided as a community service and will focus on how falls and fall prevention impact the healthcare initiative.

During the program, Carolyn Wallace, a certified Body Recall instructor and trainer, and students from her fall recovery team will provide an exercise demonstration.

For more information, call Laura Glover at (606) 677-6000 or register online at crdev.us/SljiwJ.

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