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April 11, 2014

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ASHLAND — Toned paper to be used at art class

HUNTINGTON The Renaissance Gallery’s Wednesday art class will work with toned paper and the nature of graphite and other media during upcoming classes.

Instructor is Susan Tschantz. A photographer, painter and teacher, Tschantz uses a multitude of media, gaining a reputation for her fine art drawings in several media and always exploring the new. She teaches three classes each week on Wednesday: “How Pictures Work,” helping students understand all the fundamental of fine art and painting; “Getting to Know the Pencil,” a junior art class for school-ageds artist; and an evening class, “Drawing Fundamentals,” an adult drawing class.

All classes are open studio and continuing.

For more information, call (304) 552-2006 or email gallerywv@yahoo.com.

The gallery is at 900 Eighth St. Suite 20.

Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday; studio hours are 10 a.m. to noon Monday, 1 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Susan G. Komen to fund SOMC’s Hands of Hope

IRONTON The Columbus Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will provide Southern Ohio Medical Center with a $73,712 grant to support SOMC’s Hands of Hope program.

“We are grateful and proud of the support we’ve received from Susan G. Komen for the Cure,” SOMC Director of Cancer Services Wendi Waugh said. “By funding the Hands of Hope program, they’re helping us remove any obstacles that may prevent women from receiving the kind of screenings that may save their lives.”

The Hands of Hope program provides women who are uninsured or underinsured with access to free mammograms and clinical breast exams. It also seeks to educate women 40 years and older about the importance of early breast cancer detections while providing guidance and support to those who have already been diagnosed.

Eligibility requirements include not being covered by Medicare, Medicaid or other insurance and having an income of no greater than 200 percent above federal poverty guidelines.

 For more information, visit somc.org/cancer or call (740) 356-7465 (PINK).

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