Moderate Yoga (Session 2) — Tuesdays, November 5–December 10, 2013, 4:30-5:45pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center C & D. Instructor: Patty Schwaninger. Bring yoga mat and pillow. COST: 6 week session, $45; both sessions (see Gentle Yoga-Session 1, above) for $80. Participants can earn self-reported exercise Wellness points for Shore Shape.
Zumba (Session 2) — Wednesdays, November 6-December 11, 5:15-6pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, Health Education Center C & D. Taught by Lisa Gritti an experienced Zumba instructor and 10-year certified personal trainer/nutritionist, class includes salsa, merengue, and wobble dances. Participants can earn self-reported exercise Wellness Points for Shore Shape. COST: $54. Payroll deduction available. Drop-in cost is $12 per day. Contact Karyn Walsh, ext. 4850, or email@example.com to register.
Shore Shape Wellness Points Deadline — November 30, 2013. In order for employees to earn the additional employer contribution toward their health insurance coverage that becomes effective January 1, 2014, employees MUST have earned 100 points by this deadline (December is a “blackout month” — no points accepted). Contact Karyn Walsh, ext. 4850, or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Handbag, Luggage and Leather Goods Sale — Tuesday, December 3, 7am-4pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, Conference Center. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted! All UM Shore Regional Health employees may use payroll deduction! The sale is open to the public as well as to staff, patients, families and volunteers. A percentage of each sale will be given to the Chestertown Hospital Center Auxiliary, which will use the funds to help purchase needed equipment for the hospital.
Diabetes Self-Management Training — Two Sessions: Tuesdays, December 3, 10 and 12, 9am-12noon; and Wednesdays, December 4, 11 and 18, 1:30-4:30pm, Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. This class provides detailed medical information and day-to-day strategies that enable patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. For more information or to register, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5757.
Grief Management Class (free) — Thursdays, December 5-January 23, 2014 (excluding December 26), 2-3:30pm, UM Chester River Home Care & Hospice Conference Room. Designed for those who have lost a spouse or companion. Participants will learn what they can expect from the grieving process and strategies for coping with the practical realities and life changes of losing a partner, and also benefit from the emotional support of group members going through the same process. Preregistration is requested; please contact Ann OConnor, 410-778-1049 or email, email@example.com.
VP/The Athlete Shoe Sales to Benefit UM Shore Regional Health Cancer Center — VP/The Athlete Store in Easton: Friday, December 6, 10am-9pm; Saturday, December 7, 10am-8pm; Sunday December 8th noon to 5pm. VP/The Athlete in Salisbury: Saturday, December 7, 10am-9pm and Sunday, December 8, 11am-6pm.
Masquerade Sale — Monday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 10, 8am-4pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. Stocking stuffers and small gifts. Sponsored by the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit Hospital programs and services.
Jewelry & Electronics Sale — Wednesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 12, 7am-4pm, Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital at Easton Auxiliary to benefit Hospital programs.
Low Salties Support Group: “Pot Luck Holiday Salties” — Wednesday, December 11, 4 – 6pm, Shore Wound Care, 503A Dutchman’s Lane, Easton. Call 410-820-6500.
UM Shore Medical Center at Easton 30th Annual Tree of Lights — Purchase lights in memory or in honor of a loved one or member of the uniformed services to illuminate the Tree of Lights, located in front of UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital at Easton to support the funding of new Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) equipment for emergency pediatric airway management. Contact Nancy Espenhorst at 443-746-3338 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book Fair to benefit UM Shore Regional Health Cancer Center — Thursday, December 12,10am- 4pm and Friday, December 13, 7am-3pm, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, Education Center Rooms C&D.
26th Annual Hospice Tree of Lights — Thursday, December 12, 5:30pm, Emmanuel Church in Chestertown. Purchase commemorative votives to remember or honor someone special. Sponsored by the UM Chester River Health Foundation to benefit community hospice services provided by UM Chester River Home Care & Hospice. Call 410-810-5660 or visit www.chesterriverhealth.org to purchase votices.
Deadline for Employee Flu Shots –Sunday, December 15.