Roundup Briefs

12/11/2012

YMCA hosting sock drive in lobby

YMCA hosting sock drive in lobby

The Garden City Family YMCA is hosting a sock drive, seeking donations of a new pair of socks of any kind or size to be given to the Emmaus House for someone in need.

The YMCA Sock Tree is set up in the front lobby of the YMCA, 1224 Center St. Lobby hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For more information, call Marcy VenJohn at 275-1199.

Free musical programs on tap this week

Two free musical programs are scheduled this week at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St.

A musical variety program featuring the music group "The Classic Three" will be presented at 7 tonight. The group consists of Max Moomaw of Dighton, Walter Rundell of Pierceville, and Gary Fuller of Garden City, who also serves as the director.

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, a Christian musical program will be presented by the music group "Gospel Gold."

The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, call 275-5036.

'Kidney Smart' class to focus on kidney disease

People who have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease are encouraged to attend a "Kidney Smart" class to learn tips on how to manage their health.

Participants in the free class will learn how kidneys function and the causes of CKD; how medications, diet and nutrition work together to keep you healthy; how to manage other related health conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure; how to continue educating yourself; and what treatment choices are available.

The class will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday at Community Congregational Church, 710 N. Third St. To register, call Sara Veesart or Diana Ortiz at 276-0994.

To learn more about Kidney Smart, visit www.KidneySmart.org/class or call 1-888-MyKidney.

Library board to meet Monday afternoon

The Finney County Public Library Board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at the library, 605 E. Walnut St.

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