Archive for Sunday, July 30, 2000

Lawrence Briefs

July 30, 2000


Therapeutic exercise classes offered

Lawrence Memorial Hospital's Kreider Rehabilitation Services offers Extended Therapeutic Exercise classes to assist individuals completing physical or occupational therapy treatments.

The class provides instruction, assistance and supervision in an exercise environment. It includes progressive aerobic and cardiovascular exercise, comprehensive weight training and the use of free weights.

The program works as a transition to a more independent home exercise program or fitness club environment.

The classes are at LMH through Kreider Rehabilitation Services. They are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The cost is $32 for 12 sessions.

For more information, call Kreider Rehabilitation Services at 840-2712.

DAV auxiliary celebrates golden anniversary

Today is the 50th anniversary for the women's auxiliary of the Jayhawk Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans. Members will meet for a party at 1:30 p.m. at the United Way Center, 2518 Ridge Court.

Maj. Ardis Cecil, executive officer for Air Force ROTC at Kansas University, will speak to the group.

The auxiliary helps disabled veterans by delivering meals and donating items to hospitals.

Forest Service honors Haskell Initiative

The Haskell Recruitment Initiative has been honored with a 2000 Chief's Award from the U.S. Forest Service.

The awards recognize 14 individuals or groups from the United States for accomplishments ranging from environmental conservation to civil rights to fiscal management.

The Haskell initiative received the award for success in assisting the diversification of the agency's staff of 30,000.

The Chief's Award includes a $16,000 stipend to expand the Haskell initiative's scope.

KU sets final exam

Kansas University has announced the following final examination:

Heying Zhan, sociology, "The Inverted Pyramid: Chinese Familial Elder Care in the Era of One-Child Policy and Economic Reforms," 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 706 Fraser.

LMH offers support group for new parents

Lawrence Memorial Hospital will offer "Baby Talk," a free support group for parents and their babies under 6 months of age, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday and Aug. 17, in meeting room G.

The program is an opportunity for parents with new babies to learn in a supportive environment and to share tips with other new parents. The first session will discuss development and play, and the second will cover common infant ailments.

Admission is free, but enrollment is required. For more information, call ConnectCare at 749-5800.

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