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Dental Mission of Mercy Seeking Volunteers PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Michelle Walker, Allegany County Public Relations   
Thursday, 23 September 2010 18:56

Two days of absolutely free dental care to all who come leaves most volunteers and patients with a changed perspective on the goodness of mankind. "These are the underserved- those who cannot for whatever reason afford quality dental care. This year Cumberland, Maryland will hold the first Mission of Mercy in the state of Maryland on Friday and Saturday, October 29 & 30! Volunteers are needed to keep help set up the equipment, lines flowing smoothly, give instructions to clients of the clinics, escort clients from the grandstand to the Multipurpose building, register patients, help with the preparation and serving of food to volunteers and clients, escort patients out of the multipurpose building, the tearing down, packing, and loading of the equipment, and other jobs as ...

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FSU's Activities for Life Adds to Class Offerings PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Wednesday, 01 September 2010 09:00

In addition to already announced fall classes, FSU's Activities for Life will offer Water Aerobics, Qigong and Creative Movement Classes

Water aerobics classes will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 31 to Sept. 30, from 6 to 6:50 p.m. at the FSU pool in the Cordts PE Center. Participants can register for Tuesday or Thursday classes, or both evenings for a discounted price.

This class is geared toward those who want to increase cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and body strength. Water aerobics is the perfectactivity for those with painful joints or other movement limitations. The instructor for this class is Sierra Wassell.

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FSU's Activities for Life Offering Fall Classes PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 19:26

FSU's Activities for Life Offers Infant-Toddler and Preschool Swimming Lessons, Youth and Adult Climbing Classes and Tumbling Classes

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer an infant-toddler/preschool swim class for children ages 3 to 36 months on Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 13 through 29, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. at the Cordts PE Center pool.

The class requires a parent to be in the water with each child. Parents and children will participate in water exploration activities with the objective of having fun and becoming comfortable in, on and around water. Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper.

Youth and adult climbing classes will take place on Monday evenings, Sept. 6 through 27, at the Cordts PE Center climbing wall in room ...

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FSU Philosophy Department to Host Lecture on Naturopathic Medicine PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Monday, 23 August 2010 18:28
grontkowski chrisThe Frostburg State University Philosophy Department will present its Philosophical Forum, "Philosophy, Science, Traditional and Naturopathic Medicine," a lecture by Dr. Chris Grontkowski, retired FSU professor of philosophy and provost. The forum will be held Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in room 218 of Dunkle Hall.

The presentation will be followed by a free-ranging discussion between the audience and Professor Emerita Grontkowski, who was provost from 1997 to 2001.

The lecture explores the way in which the phenomenology of medicine and naturopathic medicine (relatively new fields in the philosophy of science and in medicine), with their inclusive or holistic approach, challenge traditional medicine and science by emphasizing the concept of the "lived body," which exists ...
 
Kick-Off Event Slated for Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic PDF Print E-mail
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Written by David Stewart, Allegany Health Right   
Friday, 20 August 2010 21:38

The Western Maryland Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic along with County United Way and the Allegany County Oral Health and Prevention Consortium are holding a kick-off event and silent auction fundraiser at the Allegany Arts Council’s Saville Gallery in Downtown Cumberland on August 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

The purpose of the event is to promote the Western Maryland Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic that will take place on October 29 and 30 at the Allegany County Fairgrounds, to foster awareness of the oral health crisis in our area and to garner public support for a sustainable long-term solution to provide access to oral health care for low-income and underserved adults.

During the Kickoff event the Mountain Smiles ...

 
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