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GEORGETOWN

Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Georgetown Memorial Hospital, but some take place at different locations. Call the numbers listed for more information or visit www.georgetownhospitalsystem.org.

Chronic kidney disease education | Varying schedule, varying locations in Horry and Georgetown counties. Free. 866-647-9396 or www.ultracare-dialysis.com/TOPS.

Health screenings | Tuesdays, mall area, Georgetown Memorial Hospital; Thursdays, front lobby, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Finger-stick lipid profiles with blood sugar test: $20; diabetes screening-hemoglobin A1C: $15; blood sugar levels: $3. Free blood pressure screenings from 7:30 a.m. to noon. 546-0623.

Drive-through flu vaccine clinic | $25. Medicare B is accepted and a Medicare card must be presented. 520-8579. Scheduled as follows:

• 7:30 a.m. to noon every Tuesday at Georgetown Memorial Hospital in the mall area of the hospital.



• 7:30 a.m. to noon every Thursday at Waccamaw Community Hospital in the hallway next to Same Day Surgery.



Heartsaver BLS/CPR | 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. $20.Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Dietitian supermarket tours | 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Food Lion, Pawleys Island. Free. 520-8288 to register.

Handle with Care-Baby Care class | 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Obstetrics tour | 6 p.m. Thursday, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Cancer Prevention study | 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. The American Cancer Society will be conducting Prevention Study 3, you need to pre-register by going to www.cps3coastalsc.com. After registering, you will need to complete a survey at home prior to Nov. 8. Free and open to the public.

Prepared Childbirth class | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. $50. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Lecture: “Osteoporosis: Healthy Habits, Healthy Bones” | noon, Nov. 13, HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness, Pawleys Island. Lunch provided. 520-7842 to reserve your seat.

Breastfeeding class | 6-8 p.m. Nov. 13, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Lecture: Allergies, Sinus and Asthma | noon, Nov. 14, Wachesaw Conference Center. Lunch provided. 520-7842 to reserve your seat.

I Can Cope Education series | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 652-1640.

Support groups

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Young stroke survivors between ages 20 and 65

| 11:30 a.m. third Wednesday each month, first-floor classroom, Waccamaw Hospital or 5:30 p.m. education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 655-2835 or visit www.YoungStroke.org.



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Alzheimer’s

| noon, Monday, Prince George Episcopal Church. 237-2845.



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Parkinson’s

| 7 p.m. Thursday, Timber Lake Baptist Church, S.C. 707. 650-8756



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Alzheimer’s

| 10 a.m. Nov. 14 and 28, Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, Murrells Inlet. 651-9711



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Stroke

| 3 p.m. Nov. 14 and 28, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1875



GRAND STRAND

Blood drives sponsored by American Red Cross are scheduled as follows. Call 839-4483 or 800-RED-CROSS.

• 1-6 p.m. Monday, Little River Methodist Church, 1629 U.S. 17. 399-6028



• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wyndham Resorts, 1000 Second Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach. 281-3466



• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Anderson Brothers Bank, 102 N. Main St., Mullins. 464-2860



• 7 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Horry Telephone Cooperative, 3480 U.S. 701 N., Conway. 369-8714



• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19, South Strand Complex, 9630 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach. 455-5543



• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20, Belin United Methodist Church, 4183 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 267-0752



• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21, Ocean Lakes Family Campground, 6001 S. Kings Highway, myrtle Beach. 828-4827



• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 27, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 809 82nd Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 692-1572



CONWAY

Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Conway Medical Center, but some take place at the Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center. Call the numbers listed for more information or log on to www.conwaymedicalcenter.com.

Obstetrics tour | 2 p.m. Sundays, The Birthplace, Conway Medical Center, 300 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway. 347-8108

Parents Anonymous | 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday, Conway Medical Center. 347-8108

Cancer Prevention study | 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Conway Medical Center Administrative Building Auditorium. The American Cancer Society will be conducting Prevention Study 3, you need to pre-register by going to www.cps3coastalsc.com. After registering, you will need to complete a survey at home prior to Nov. 8. Free and open to the public.

MYRTLE BEACH

Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, but some take place at the YMCA on 62nd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach or at HealthFinders in Coastal Grand mall. Call the numbers listed for more information or log on to www.grandstrandmed.com.

Walk-in screenings | 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, HealthFinders. $7 for cholesterol screening; $20 for lipid panel; $20 for A1C testing; blood pressure and weight screenings free. A 12-hour fast required for lipid profile. 692-4444

BLS CPR/AED classes | First Aid; Babysitter and Family Care Giving classes and certifications offered weekly by appointment. All instructors are AHA/ARC certified. K-Loc Healthy Kids, Inc., 1435 Cannon Road, Myrtle Beach. Classes available in Georgetown and North Myrtle Beach. Registration required. 467-0068.

Addiction counseling | Narconon. Call for free assessments or referrals, 877-413-3073 or www.drugsno.com.

Nar-Anon family group | 7 p.m. Sundays, Recovery Warehouse, 3116 Shetland Lane, unit 34, Myrtle Beach. 233-9017

Prepared Childbirth course | 7 p.m. Monday and Nov. 12 and 19, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. $50. 692-4444 to register.

Seminar: Infertility Education | 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Free. 883-5800 or visit www.coastalfertilityspecialists.com

Infant Care class | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Breastfeeding class | 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Infant Care class | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Breastfeeding class | 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Infant/Child CPR | 1-4 p.m. Nov. 17, HealthFinders. $15 per person. 692-4444 to register.

Sibling Preparation class for children ages 3-10 | 10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 17, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Support groups

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Rape Crisis Cente

r | Individual counseling, support group, 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault. 448-3180 or 448-7273



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Grief Share

| 3-4 p.m. every Wednesday through Nov. 7, National Healthcare Center, 9405 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. 349-4400



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Non-offending parents of child victims of sexual assault

| 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Conway. Visit www.victimtosurvivor.org or 448-3180.



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Young stroke survivors between ages 20 to 65

| 11:30 a.m. fourth Friday each month, meeting room, Rotelli’s restaurant, U.S. 501, Conway. 655-2835 or visit

www.YoungStroke.org

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Mended Hearts

| 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444



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Automatic Defibrillator

| 2 p.m. Nov. 13, Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444



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Prostate

| 6 p.m. Nov. 14, HealthFinders. 692-4444



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Fibromyalgia

| 10:30 a.m. Nov. 15, HealthFinders. 692-4444



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Grand Strand Breathers Group

| 2 p.m. Nov. 15, Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444



LORIS/NORTH MYRTLE BEACH

McLeod Health/Loris/Seacoast sponsors the following events, classes and meetings. The hospital system offers a physician referral line, 716-7527 or online at www.lorishealth.org.

Injury screenings | 8-11 a.m. every Monday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. 360-213-3620 or 281-3737 to schedule an appointment.

Zumba | 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday, Center for Health & Fitness. $5 members and $8 non-members. 716-7111

Yoga | 6:30-7:45 p.m. Mondays and 1-2:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28, Brunswick Center,1513 N. Howe St., Suite 1, Southport, N.C. $25/month for one class or $40/month for two classes or $10/drop-in. 910-253-2583.

Weight Loss Program: Why "Weight" Women, Get Healthy Now | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 29, offered by Brunswick County Parks and Recreation. $65 per person. Pre-registration required, 910-253-2583.

Zumba | 8-9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Dec. 20, Body Dimensions, Shallotte, N.C. $35 month/$10 drop-in. 910-253-2583.

AARP Safe Driver’s course | 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Center for Health & Fitness. $12 members; $14 non-members. 390-8326

Workshop: Loss and the Holidays | 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Seaside United Methodist Church, 1300 Seaside Road SW, Sunset Beach, N.C. or Tuesday, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE, Bolivia, N.C. Grief workshop is free for adults, donations appreciated. Pre-registration required, 910-796-8056 by Nov. 2. Please leave your name, phone number and indicate the specific location you wish to attend.

Safe Sitter course for ages 11 to 13 | 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, McLeod Seacoast, Suite 245. $35. 390-8326

AARP Safe Driver’s course | 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. $12 members; $14 non-members. 390-8326

Community blood bank | 7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, American Legion Post #503, 10277 Beach Drive (Rt. 179), Calabash, N.C. Refreshments served. 910-575-5037 for an appointment.

Lecture: Pre-Diabetes | 5:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 14, McLeod Seacoast physician lounge. 390-8326 to reserve your seat.

Lecture: Dementia-Losing Pieces to the Puzzle | 7:30-8:30 a.m. Nov. 21, Center for Health & Fitness. 390-8326 to reserve your seat.

Support groups

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Diabetes

| 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. 390-8326



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