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 ...

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 ...

State Travel Suggestions to Expand Your Horizons and Get Your Adrenline Running PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Maryland Office of Tourism   
Thursday, 12 August 2010 06:49
The following article was submitted by the Maryland Office of Tourism.

Feel the wind whipping in your face as you race across the Chesapeake on a windsurfer. Imagine weaving through a jungle as you fly above treetops on a zip line. Hold your body taut as you inch your way upward on the stony, yet slick, surface of a towering boulder by a waterfall. Soak in the sounds of restless wildlife, the scent of still waters, as you paddle through tidal marshes. 

August is an ideal time to tap into your inner desire for adventure, says the state's Office of Tourism, and Maryland is the place to do it. Tourism officials have designated August as a time to focus on adventure travel in Maryland, making it the theme of its Maryland Spotlight campaign  a monthly promotion ...
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 August 2010 06:50
Garrett Open/Recovery Run Gains Saucony Sponsorship PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Nick Pratt   
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 15:00

The planning committee of the Garrett Open  / Recovery Race (GO/RR) was recently informed that the race will be sponsored by Saucony running shoes.  The 6 Kilometer (3.75 mile) run on Saturday, August 28 is being held on established trails at Herrington Manor State Park.  The looped course will be through hardwood forests, glades and along the banks of Herrington Lake.

Jen Sober, who is endorsed by Saucony notified the race committee that Saucony is supplying prizes and give-away items for participants.  Sober said she submitted the race to Saucony for sponsorship consideration because of the beautiful setting and great causes that the GO/RR highlights.  The Recovery Race is annually held in recognition of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month which ...


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