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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 ...
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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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Mind/Body Community Connections...All Who Wander Are Not Lost PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Cherie Snyder, Professor, Allegany College of Maryland   
Sunday, 01 August 2010 15:13

This column was originally published in the May issue of the Cumberland Times-News Health Journal. It was prepared  as part of Allegany College of Maryland’s (ACM) Integrative Health Core Curriculum Project (IHCCP).  A collaborative initiative between ACM faculty and health professionals from five Community Partner agencies (Western Maryland Health System, Archway, Allegany County Health Department, Family Crisis Resource Center, and HRDC Aging Services), the Project’s goal is to introduce evidenced-based mind/body medicine approaches into academic education and community health/mental health practice. This article is the second in a series on mindful eating.

HAVE YOU LOST YOUR MIND???

Oh, how many times have I been asked that question! ...

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Mind/Body Connections...Would You Walk a Mile for a Caramel? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Cherie Snyder, Professor, Allegany College of Maryland   
Sunday, 01 August 2010 15:08

This column was originally published in the April issue of the Cumberland Times-News Health Journal. It was prepared  as part of Allegany College of Maryland’s (ACM) Integrative Health Core Curriculum Project (IHCCP).  A collaborative initiative between ACM faculty and health professionals from five Community Partner agencies (Western Maryland Health System, Archway, Allegany County Health Department, Family Crisis Resource Center, and HRDC Aging Services), the Project’s goal is to introduce evidenced-based mind/body medicine approaches into academic education and community health/mental health practice. This article is the first in a series on mindful eating.

Walk a mile for a caramel? Darn right I would! Especially ones from McFarland’s Candy ...

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