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Call: 742-5946 for more information 1-qfe00'h, re lue,,illilll four-session class offers instruction in basic care and management of It also provides information prevention of long-term complica- and What to do on sick days. This taught by a certified diabetes Thurs: April 3, 10, 17, 24 Me: 9:30 a,m. - 1 t:30 am. $45 Must preregister by calling 742-5822, loss program using a by helping participants choices and learn g skills. This 4-week includes nutrition counseling, a exercise session and behav- COUnseling. April 17, 24, May 1, 8 5:45 - 7:00 p.m, Total Rehab, 320 N. Perkins Rd. $35,00 due on first night 742-5455 We00h mum s a physician approved weight control im designed to help kids 7-15 years a healthier lifestyle. Classes by a registered, licensed a behavioral counselor and an )- 7:30 p.m. 320 N. Perkins Rd. 7Q.5400s an in-depth positive ap- the smoking habit. This stress management, attitudinal transformation and ent. 74-5765 TBA 7:00 P.m. $70 uM Third Tuesday of every month 7:00 P,m. Stillwater Medical Center Gary Meek (405) 624-3946 Jerry Davis (405) 377-1541 Fourth Thursday of each month Stillwater Medical Center, Honska Conference Room 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p,m, 372-1775 f,.Np TBA 7:130 p.m. SMc. 2nd Floor Conference Room Jeanine Carr 743-7371 or Tammy Silkwood 743-7372 Third Monday of every month 7:00 P,m. Even months at Stillwater Med, Ctr., Odd months at St. Joseph Med. Ctr. in Ponca City Medial Center Stillwater Medical Center For a more detailed explanation of classes, call 742-5738 for a brochure. After reaching your 32nd week of preg- nancy, the staff on Maternal Child Health Unit (MCHU) would like you to make an appointment to see us during your 36th or 37th week. This appointment will take approximately one hour. This is a Ihree-Dart program taught by regis- tered nurses for first-birth families or experi- enced families who want more in-depth in- formation This program may be taken any- time during pregnancy, but it is recom- mended during the last three months. Date: Tues: April 1, 8, 15 Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: $30 per couple Breathing and Relaxation This class is an optional fourth class in the childbirth preparation series. Best taken fol- lowing the Childbirth Prep classes, Date: Wed: March 26 Time: 7:00 p,m Cost: $10.00 per couple Refresher for Experienced Families This program, taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, will provide you infor- mation on the most current labor and deliv- ery options. Date: Tues: April 15 Time: 7:00 p,m, Cost: $20 per couple This class is recommended for siblings three years old and up, Date: Wed: April 2 "rime: 7:00 p.m. Clt: Free edJ A certified breastfeeding instructor will teach dast two months of pregnancy. Date: Thurs: April 3 31me: 7:00 p.m. Cost: $15 per couple Learn techniques to promote the healthy and safe development of your newborn. Date: Wed: April 16 "Irime: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free This series will address changes that occur within your family after the birth of your baby, Complimentary child care for siblings available. Date: Tues: April 1 11me: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Place: Payne County Health Dept. Cost: Free h=nt  Date: Mon: April 14 lime: 7:00 p.m. Place: SMC (MOB) Cost: Free In this class you will learn how to use CPR on infants, children and adults using the standards of the American Heart Associa- tion. participants will receive certification. Date: Sat: April 5 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Cost: $40 per person (includes book) Fee: American Heart Assoc, Card ($3) CoIl: 742-5488 A self-paced learning system for healthcare professionals who have previously main- tained ACLS training, All participants must be current with AHA BLS Healthcare Provider and have completed an ACLS course within the last 2 years, Colt: $150 CoIl: 742.5488 for more info & sign up Date: Wed: April 9 Time: 7:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m., 3:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Colt: $15 per person; must preregister Call: 742-5488 / ;7 THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, March 27, 2003-11 , Angler's Guide now available Spring is here and it is a per- fect time to get out and enjoy Oklahoma's fantastic fishing opportunities. Before heading out anglers will want to grab a copy of the "2003 Oklahoma Angler's Guide." The informative guide can be found in the March/April 2(103 issue of "Outdoor Oklahoma" maga- zine, the official publication of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. "The Angler's Guide is a great way to get ready for the spring and summer fishing seasons," said Nels Rodefeld. "'Outdoor Oklahoma" editor. "It provides electrofishing results, tourna- ment data, stocking rates and premier destinations for many popular species. Overall, it is packed with information that every angler can use." The magazine also features a unique look back into the past. "The History of Fishing in Okla- homa," provides insight on the rich fishing heritage shared by Oklahomans. The Watch- able Wildlife profile features a majestic bird familiar to many anglers, the great blue heron. Individual copies of the , March/April 2003 issue of Out- door Oklahoma are available for $3 if picked up at any of the ' Wildlife Department's offices,  or $4 by mail (mail to Outdoor ' Oklahoma, P.O. Box 53465, Oklahoma City, OK 73152). : One-year subscriptions, which., are only $10, are available by calling 1-800-777-0019, or you can print off an order form off the lnternet by logging on to the Department's Web site at www.wildli fedepartment.com. ' Annual BBQ' On May 9 and 10, The Rotary Club of Bixby is holding its Annual BBQ 'n Blues Festi- val on the shady banks of the Arkansas River, in beautiful Washington Irving Memorial Park. The money raised from this year's festival will benefit the Bixby Public Schools and Parks. We would sincerely appreciate any help you could give us in publicizing the Festival. The BBQ competition, which is the largest in the state, and also the State Championship as proclaimed by former Gov- ernor Keating last year, is also a "KCBS Qualifier." The Festival promises great blues music by headliner, Grady Nichols, the best barbeque you can imagine, and entertainment and fun for all ages. Several thousand people are expected to attend. A few event highlights include: Over $6000 in cash prizes is expected to attract barbecue competitors from all across the Midwest Entertainment includes Grady Nichols, Dog Hill, Deep- Fork. The American Girlz. the n Blues Festival set in B ixby" Bixby Jazz Group and variety of entertainment for children Major sponsors include Cox Communications, Hasty Bake. KBEZ, KHITS, Heritage Realtors, and 3 Guys Smokin' BBQ Team The Rotary Club of Bixby was formed in September of 2000. Our club is part of Rotary Inter- national, the largest international " service organization in the world ; with over 30,000 clubs in 163 ; countries. Our projects serve the ': local, national and international : needs of mankind. Elder issues training offered The Ombudsman Program at the COEDD-Area Agency on Aging will be conducting a 2-day training session for prospective Ombudsman Vol- unteers on April 9 and 16 at the COEDD-Area Agency on Aging, 400 N. Bell, Shawnee from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Training is free and open to everyone who wants to learn more about elder rights, laws and advocacy in nursing homes, assisted living and residential care facilities. In addition we are offering training in Stroud on April 26 and May 30 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. to accommodate those who may only have time on weekends or evenings to attend training. Please call Cynthia Lincoln or Barbara Graham, Ombuds- @ J man Supervisors at 405-273- ! 6410 or toll free at 1-800-375- " 8255 for more information. In another training oppor-  tunity, several nursing homes have grouped together to assist the public and caregiv- ! ers on issues such as Alzheim- !, er's disease, legal matters and issues related to aging. ) This first annual seminar will be held at Gordon Cooper Technology Center, Highway ' 18 and 1-40 on April 25.t'rom ' 8:30 a.m. - 4 p,m. A mini- mal cost of $10 per person will include lunch, awards ,; and door prizes. Please call . Judith Utter, Administrator at Meeker Nursing Home at 405-279-3521 for more information and to make res-  ervations. Adults--S5 Senior Children Patriotic Maple Leaf Log Bow 1930 Sunbonnet Other items embroidery wall