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Women for Women's Health Pledge Breakfast
Breast cancer attacks one in every eight women and kills over 460,000 women a year. It is a disease with an epidemic-level impact. And once a woman is diagnosed, a range of services from surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy to nutrition counseling, support groups, home health, and hospice may be required.
The "Women for Women's Health" pledge breakfast on Thurs., Oct. 10 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at hte Bellevue Club, 11200 SE 6th, Bellevue, is sponsored by the Evergreen Hospice and Health Care Foundation and will ensure continued support for women. Dr. Saralyn Mark from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services will speak. There is still room. Call Ms. Elsa Stevens at 899-1903 to attend.
Free help for parents and kids
Troubled children? Lake Washington Human Services in Totem Lake offers a free parent orientation to Children's Play Therapy Group Oct. 12, 9-10:30 a.m. Call Lorraine Kane at 814-0907 for more information.
New cardiology center opens
The Evergreen Cardiology Care Centers is opening a new clinic in the Woodinville Medical Center at 17000 140th Avenue NE, Suite 205. The public is invited to an open house Oct. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. to taste Heart Healthy refreshments and to meet Dr. Dennis Enomoto and Dr. Joseph Condon, Jr.
Get ready for winter
Weatherization services will now be offered to 189 low-income houses in Snohomish County. A new grant by the Bonneville Power Administration made this accomplishment possible. Homeowners and renters are eligible to apply, provided they meet income requirements. For more information, call 388-7205.
Social Security questions
For answers about Social Security, call Senior Services' Senior Rights Assistance at 338-5720 for free help.
Free information on reducing allergens, call 1-800-7-ASTHMA.
Prescriptions booklet available
Free & Low-Cost Prescription Drugs, a 32-page pamplet, is available for $3. Call 482-8827.