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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                » Morning News, Monday, August 19, 1996                                   3B

                                                                                                                                                        HEALTH & FITNESS

 Friends spend summer biking from Pacific to Atlantic
            ant to lose five pounds by           the best apples they ever ate.                                                            Joseph's Hospital will be open 9 a.m.-l p.m.    6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Telfair Pavilion                       lowing blood drives in Uie area this week:
            Christmas? Do it the Charlie Park      It's working in Esmond, N.D., where they                                                Thursday at 11702 Mercy Blvd., Suite ID.        conference room at Candler Hospital, 5353                                                     TODAY
            way.                                 paid $3 for a lunch of roast beef, mashed pota-                                           The clinic offers education, rehabilitation,    Reynolds St. Call 927-0281 Or 353-7699.                             2-7 p.m., Community Center, Metter.
   In 1993, the 54-year-old Savannah native      toes, carrots, peaches, bread and iced tea.                                               neurological diagnosis, recreation and other      Parents of children with Tourette's syn-                          2-7 pjn., City Hall, Millen.
 and retired Coast Guard captain hiked the         It's working in Elk Garden, Va., where they                                             services. Call 921-3327 to register.            drome are invited to a support group meet-                                                  TUESDAY
 Appalachian Trail, from the the hills of        slept on a Sunday-school room floor — a                                                                                                   ing at 7 p.m. Thursday in the outpatient                           1-6 p.m., Wayne Memorial Hospital, Jesup.
 north Georgia to the mountains of middle        mighty comfortable bed after too many                                                     Support Groups                                  building meeting rooms of St. Joseph's                             2-7 p.m., Church of God, Baxley.
 Maine.                                          nights in a wet tent.                                                                                                                     Hospital, 11705 Mercy Blvd. Tourette's syn-                                         WEDNESDAY
   This year, he was ready for something else.                                                                                               The public is invited to the August meeting   drome is a neurological disorder that caus-                        8-11 a.m., Old Chatham County courthouse,
 So, Park, who lives in Yorktown, Va., called                                                                                              of the Lung Transplant Support Group, where es motor or vocal tics and learning disabili-                         124 Bull St., Savannah.
 Jack Lundga.rd, a friend in Panama City, Fla.                                                                                             Emory University's Dr. Clinton Lawrence will ties. Call 7484630 or (770) 451-8263.                                 Noon-2:30 p.m., Chatham County Sheriffs ,.
   Lundgard, 62 and a retired Air Force            In recognition of National Rehabilitation                                               talk about the evaluation and selection           A support group for sarcoidosis patients                        Department, Carl Griffin Drive, Savannah.
 colonel, had hiked the first 1,000 miles of     Week, Memorial Medical Center will offer                                                  process for lung, volume reduction and trans-   will meet at 7 p,m. Thursday in the Telfair                        2-7 p.m., Veteran's Center, Claxton.
 the Trail with Park but                         two free seminars for the physically                                                      plant The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.          Conference Center, in the Candler                                                    THURSDAY
 had .dropped off when                           impaired and their families.                                                              Tuesday in the Marsh Auditorium at Candler      Professional "Building, 5354 Reynolds St.                          2-7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hilton,.
 his wife became ill with                          "Making Your Home Safe and Accessible"                                                  Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. Call 692-7340. <"   Call 353-2220.                                                    Head Island.                                >
^cancer. Two years later;                      - will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the hospital's                                              Overeaters Anonymous will meet at noon"'        The Ostomy Support Group — for those                                                 FRIDAY               -.'-'I
 after his wife died,                          ^Conference Room A. And "A Wheelchair                                                       Tuesday at St James Catholic Church, 8412       who have had a colostomy, ileostomy or                             7 a.m.-6 p.m., Candler Hospital, 5353      »I
 Lundgard went back                              Cleanup" will be from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.                                               Whitfield Ave. For information and a list of    urostomy — will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday,                       Reynolds St., Savannah.
 and hiked the Trail                             Call 350-8307,                                                                            area meetings,, call 232-3382.                  in the Candler Heart and Lung Building,                             9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Convention Center,
 from start to finish.                                                                                                                       Muscular dystrophy patients will have'a sup- 5356 Reynolds St Call 692-2152.                                    JekylHsland.                                 ;
   Meanwhile, Park was                           AH in the Family                                                                          port group meeting at 7 p.m Tuesday, in the ,     The Amputee Support Group will meet                               For information about future drives, call 1-
 wrestling with a redou-                                                                                                                   Candler Professional Building, 5354 Reynolds    from 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the Marsh                             800GIVELIFE.
 bled case of Great                                Mothers who have had a Caesarian delivr                                                 St. The meeting is sponsored by the Muscular    Auditorium of Candler Hospital, 5353
 Adventure Fever. "I         '                   ery can learn about their options for subse-                                              Dystrophy Association. Call 354-9576.       -   Reynolds St. Call 692-675?.                                       Caring HeaKh Care
 thought (the hike) would
                               Health Motes quent births in the Vaginal Birth After                                                          The Crohn's and Colitis Support Group           The NationalSpasmodic Torticollis
get it out of his system,"      Gene Downs       Caesarian class. The class will be offered at                                             will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday in the       Association of Savannah will have a support                         The Savannah Health Mission will be open
his wife*' Carol, said, "but                     7:30 p;in. Aug. 26 in .tile outpatient building                                           Caridler Professional Buildingr 5354 -          group meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday. Spasmodic                         ^Thursday in thf Georgia Ear Institute ait /
 all it did was make him want to do more."       meeting rooms of at St. Joseph's Hospital,                                                                                                torticollis is a neurological disorder wliose                     Memorial Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave,,
   In November, Lundgard and Park started        11705 Mercy Blvd.                                                                           The Community. Memory Loss Support            symptoms include neck spasms and tremors.                         Doors open at 5:30 p.m. the mission is a free
talking about riding bikes across America;         Also, first-time grandparents can learn                                                 Group will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the      Call 897-2^02 or 964^268 for meeting loca-                        medical clinic for the uninsured and the ,.
They did their homework, began training          what to expect with the arrival of a new                                                  Chri$t Church Parish House; 18 Abercorn         tion. •' " •'•• :. '.v. V ' " • - . - . . . ' ' ' ' • :• . '• .   uriderinsured. Call 352-2032 foran appoint ;
 and recruited Carol to drive the SAG — sup- grandchild 'at the Grandparents' Group, at                                                    St Care-givers of those with Alzheimer's dis-                                                                      ment _ ' .' "-....•••. , _• • ../•'• • , . " . , • • • , ' , ' '.
port an$ kear — car, a1994Volvo,                 7:30 p.m. Thursday iri the.outpatient build-                                              ease and other dementias are welcome. Call
   On the first day of June, Eagle 1 and Eagle ingmeeting rooms of St; Joseph's.                                                           233^788 or 354-1719; : ;-.                    /                                                                   Training to Reach
2 (Jack and Charlie) and the Queen (Carol)         Question about either class? Call 1-800-307-                                              The Depressive-Manic Support Group will         The Chatham/Effingham Regional Board
set put from Anacortes, Wash.,on the Puget       5202 ormsseo,                                                                             meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Clark Center^     for Mental Health, Mental Retardation and                         . A certification class for Reach to Recovery
Sound. Lundgard rode a recumbent bike                                                                                                      SOQ2:vyaters Ave. Call 352-2550 or 927-2064.    Substance Abuse will meet at 4:30 today at                         will be Saturday. All women in coastal
 and park a Cannondale racer.                    Future Shock                             •                                                  A support group for stroke siirvivofs will v the Episcopal Pro-Cathedral of St Paul's,                           Georgia are welcome. Reach to Recovery is
   niirinfr thP TiPYt 79 rfovsr fjiev rndft^ ft fo                                                                                                  ? P."1 TliPerfay af fire*                                                                                 a nrngraiaof the Amen ran ranpe^-Society.
. Minnesota, south to Illinois, east into the                              Soon-to-be-fe'tg brothers and big sisters can                   Church, 520 Washington £ve. Call 5984766,                    The Chatham/Effingham Board of Health                 in which one woman supports another who •
 Virginia panhandle, and south again to                                  learn to adijust to their new roles wi$h the                        Alzheimer's of Glynn/Brunswick will have                  will meet at 7:30 a.nv Wednesday at the                has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Call
 Georgia. •'..:;'. •,..".;•;,' ; :; ... • • ••"• ' .• •.' • :- ••        SiblingAwareness Class, to be taught                              a support group meeting for care-givers of                  Holidaylnn Midtown, 7100 Abercorn St                   355-5196.                                 •
   They reached Savannah City Hall on Aug.                               Sunday atCandler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds                          Alzheimer's disease patients at 6:30 p.m.
 10. The next day, they reached Itybee Island                            St. Call;35&2220 .for elasstime.. -.                              Wednesday in the Brunswick Multi-Purpose
 and* ai^er 4,173.8 miles, swam in the Atlantic                            Candler will also offer a Childbirth .                          Center. Call 1-S64-0777.               : ^
 Ocean.' • • • ' • ' • • '. •••'• ••. ••-'. ."•••-'• ' , : . . ;.. '•    Refresher Class at 7 p.m;, Aug. 26 and Zl. .                       The SelfrHelp Cancer Support Group will                       More than 23 million Americans suffer                 Appointments are being accepted for the
                                                                         The class is for parents having a second,                         meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, in the oncology.                  from ragweed-induced hay fever. Source:               Community Cardiovascular Council's choles-
in this country>-' Park said the next day                                                               r Call 353-2220-                                                                               .The American Lung Association                        terol screening from 9 a.nv!2;15 p.m. Aug. „
"America is still wbrking out in the small                                                                                                 Hospital; 11705 JVlercy Blvd.;Call 9254100                                                                         26. Screenings are oflered the second and
towns. Out there, it's still working/'                                                                                                     extension 5475 or 4627 i                                    Blood Drives                                           fourth Monday of each month, by appoint-
  It's working in eastern \Vashington, where ,                                                                                             , A group for people who have.prpblems                                                                             ment, at the council's office, 1900 Abercorn
an orchard worker gave them three dozen of                                  The Multiple Sclerosis Clinic at St.                           with food, eating anfr weight, will meet at                   The American Red Cross will have the fbl:            St Cost is $15: Call 236-7666,              ^ .•

                                                                                                                                                        COMMUNITY NEWS

                                                                                                                           MnJIARY REUNIOIsfS
   Army National ;                                             Fort fieiining in Columbus.                                  ,USSiqHENANGOrCVE 28 will hold                BAD 2 ASSOCIATION will hold a                   63rd INFANTR^ The 63rd Infantry                members of the 379th Boml) Group;
 Guard Pfc.Pefira •;                                            He is the son of Rose Marie                                a reunion at the Westiri Crown               reunion at Myrtle Beach, S.C; Oct. 3-           Division Association will hold its               who served virith the Eighth Army v
 s. Higgs completed:                                                                                                                                                                                                    48th national reunion Aug. 19-23 at .             Air Force i.ii KimbpUon, England, in\
 basic mijitary :.                            graduate of AlfredJE. Beach High                                             will be Sept U, witti a banquet din-         ty at BAD ?, Warton; England, dur-              the Pines Resort Hotel, South                     World War 11 from,mid-lft43 to m$-,
 training at Fort                             School.; '••;•:,'." V-. : " ' v ; ~ ..": '• •"' '•'•:• "                     ner plannedipr Sept. 14;- Waliy ;            ing World ^ar Uis^Ugibjle> for ;                Fallsbur^ N^;Cpntact is Eug6rief                  1945;aire invited to a reunion SepC^
                                              y Two area resi^ents^ave^eturaed                                                                                          membeTBhlp. For more information,               SpagnoU,2920Aye, "R," Suite 63, .;;               12 hi Minneapolis, Minn, Contact >;
  She is the daugh-                            to their hom^port in Norfolk, Va.,                                            THE THIRD tNEANTRY DIVI-                   contact DickMcCluiie,527                       . Brooklyn, NVE11229, (718)331-7035.               Stan Kircher, 2461 E. High St, Unit
ter of'Alr. and Mrs;                           a^er completing a six-month                                                 SipN, SOCIETY and,:suppoiting .              Qiiarterfield Kqad; Ne^ort News,                  214th ANT1 AIRCRAFT The                         A20,Pottstowh;pa., 19164, ; •
John\Fl Higgs of                               deployment aboard the aircraft car-                                          units will hold their 77th : ;                                                              V^rld War II veteran^ of the214th                   YAGR, AGR USS Searcher AGR 4f^
Fauikville and is a Sanders                    rier USS George Washington.                                                 reuriion/conyentipn Sept 6-9 in        •I-' VSS CfSCAI)EAJ)-16: Those who                    Coast Artillery Anti-aircraft •*                  UJSS fiiterdictorAGR13 anciall
1996 graduate of                                They are ^favy Petty Officer 3rd .                                         Pittsburgh; Pa. For more informa-        served on the USS Cascade AD-16                     Regiment will hold its annual regi-               other YAGRs, AGRs of Radar Piclcet:
               ounty High School. • .';'•..   Class Jerome T. Owens, a 1992 grad-                                          tion, contact Thomas R: Maines, ;        will reunite on Aug 13-18 iri the .                 mental reunion in Gainesville, Ga.,              •Sfljuadrcins One* and Two reunion v.
           as earned a Geprgia                uate of Savannah High School who                                             ISOrSaw Mill ilun Blvd. Pittsburgh,      Washingtpri, D.C.V area,:For informa-               Sept 13-15. JPor more information,               will be held May IrMay 3,1997, in
National Guard full scholarship arid joined tlie Navy in June 1993 and                                                     Pa.i 15210. Telephone (412) 881-2010.   tion, contact l#le "preacher"                        or to be placed on the organization's            Baltimore. Contact Donald Baldwin,.
will enter CJeorgia Military College          Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class . ,..'..;                                         84th INFANTRY DIVISION RAIL* Burchette, P.O. Box 566, Hollister,                           mailing list contact Asa T. Autry, 16            4365 Angie Drive, tucker, Ga; 30084-
inSeptember            -      -             t William L. Shuman,son of Johnnie                                             SPLITTER SOCIETY 51st annual            Mb; B5672r(4I7) 334-5627 or Bob                      Cherrywopd priye, Gainesville^ Ga;               3618.              •..•;.•:::-•; • • • v - .,:--:,'^-
  MitcJiellJ. Lester recently gradu-          J/and Patricia A. Cowart of '• \                                             reunion will be held August 2429 at Crbghan, 7827 Cassia Court St                           30504 or call (770) 5344683.
ated from leadership training and             Savannah. Shuman is a 1989.gradu-                                            Fort Magruder Inn in Williamsburg, Louis, Mo. 63123 (314) 849^3340,                            379th BOMB GROUP All former
evaluation at thetU.s; Army Cadet • ate of Tomkins High School and                                                         Va., For infprmationi contact Tom
Command Reserve Officer's                    joined the Navy in September 1991.                                            Stone, 14308 Shelter Cove Road,
Training Corps (ROTO advanced                   Navy Seaman VaShon A. Jenkins,                                             Midlothian, Va., 23112, or call (804)                                                                            OPEN
camp at Fort Bragg, N;C,                      son of Cynthia J. Cpllins of                                                 7394155.                                                                                                                                                     S*v»nn*h'9 Cfto/c* for '
                                              Savannah, has retunied to Norfolk,                                             BATTLESHIP USS ARKANSAS                                                                                                                                        Lamp Repair
  He is the son of Priscilla Lester of
Savannah and is a student at                  Va., after completing a six-month                                            (BB33V ASSOCIATION will hold its                                                                                 D^^l                                                 Accessories
Savannah State University.                    deployment aboard the guided mis-                                            10th reunion at the Clubhouse Inn                                                                                 ^IlafoDjjIpi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • PiwnoHliiw                                101WJOOM
  Damon Charles Sanders, son of              sile cruiser USS San Jacinto.                                                 ami Conference Center, 920                                                                                                                                     2334367
                                                                                                                           Broadway, Nashville, Tenn. Oct: 2-6      Ml-:
Charles and Bahng-Awn Sanders,                  He is a 1995 graduate of Alfred E.
was selected for the U.S. Coast               Beach High School and joined the                                             for all the ship's company, Marines
Guard's Minority Officer Reci-uiting , Navy in August 1995.                                                                and officers, For more information,
Effort program. He is a political sci-          Two area residents have departed                                           contact John R. Meyer, 6837                                  Start €U
ence major at Savannah State                  for a six-month deployment to the                                            Eastside Ave^. Woodridge, 111., 60517-
University. After graduation in the           Mediterranean Sea with the 24th                                              1833.     .
spring, he will attend the Coast             Marine Expeditionary Unit
Guard's Officer Candidate School

ensign. He is a 1991 graduate of
                                             embarked aboard the ships of the
and will receive a commission as an USS Saipan Amphibious Ready
                                             Group. They are Marine 1st Lt.
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