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People helping People 2/1/2006

By Rick Racela

COURT HOUSE – Volunteers are needed to assist with routine office work at Cape May Dialysis. If you are a well-organized person and can volunteer at least eight hours a week – over two days or all in one day – please call Bonnie at 465-3444. The position promises a fulfilling experience with a wonderful staff.
– A program called “Gilda’s Experience” for people living with breast cancer will be presented at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in the radiation/oncology department at Burdette Hospital. Call 463-2298 for more information.
– BTMH will offer free blood pressure screenings from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday and again on Feb. 17 in the Patient South Lobby.
– A comprehensive 10 hour class on diabetes management techniques will be held tomorrow at 9 a.m. and Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. Fee and registration required. Call 463-2547 to register.
STONE HARBOR – Grace Sheeran will celebrate her 94th birthday on Feb. 10 and would love to hear from her Stone Harbor friends. Her address is: St. Joseph Manor, Room 4523, 1616 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook, Pa. 19406.
SUPPORT GROUPS
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1
Al-Anon:  Are you having a problem because of someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon meets 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church, Kennedy Blvd. and Park Road, Sea Isle City.
Al-Anon Meetings: 5:30 p.m. at St. John of God, Church 680 Townbank Road, North Cape May.
Narcotics Anonymous: United Methodist Church of North Wildwood, Second and Central avenues, 7:30 p.m. Call 800-992-0401.
Caregiver Support Group: 7:30 p.m. Senior Care of Cape May County, 211 S. Main St., Court House. Meetings every second Wednesday of the month. Call 465-8840. Feel free to bring your loved ones with you.
Gastric Bypass Support Group: meets Feb. 8 at Burdette Tomlin Hospital, Maruchi Room, 7 p.m. Call 463-2367.
12-Step Program – Christ-centered 12-step recovery program meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Lillian Whitfield SDA School, Route 9 and Fourth Ave. in Court House (across from Rental Country). Call James at 729-6726.
Caregiver Support Group: 7:30 p.m. third Wednesday of the month in the Maruchi Room, BTMH.
Grief Support Group: Feb. 1 and Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. in Burdette Hospital, call 463-2367.
Cardiac Support Group:  Burdette Hospital at 1:30 p.m., first Wednesday of the month, Maruchi Room. Call 463-2348.
 Stress Management Class for Heart and Lung patients: third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Fitness Center. Call 463-2348.
Adult Children of Alcoholics Support Group: meets at BTMH, at 7 p.m. in classrooms A and B.
THURSDAY, Feb. 2
Narcotics Anonymous: Cape May First Presbyterian Church, Decatur and Hughes avenues, 8 p.m. Call 348-9292.
Al-Anon: 8 p.m. Parish House, Church of the Resurrection, 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora. Call 800-344-2666.
Al-Anon: 11 a.m. Lower Township Recreation Center, Bayshore Road, Villas.
Nicotine Anonymous: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 113 W. Oak Ave., Wildwood. Call Joe, 729-9145
Cancer Support Group: Burdette Tomlin Hospital, 7 p.m. in the Maruchi Room, Feb. 9 and Feb. 23. New members welcome. Call 463-2367
Alzheimer’s Support Group: 2-3:30 p.m. Crest Haven Nursing and Rehab Center, 3 Moore Road, Court House. Meets third Thursday of the month. Call 408-2011.
Brain Injury Survivor or Caregiver Support Group, second Thursday of every month at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, Brain Injury/Day Rehab Center. Call Nutan Ravani at 856-589-5797 or Debbie Long at 652-7000.
Diabetes Support Group:
Burdette Tomlin Hospital, second Thursday of the month, in Maruchi Room at 7 p.m. Call Cindy Kraemer, BSN, RNC at 463-2547.
Pulmonary Rehab Support Group: meets on Feb. 23 at noon in the Fitness Center, BTMH.
Alzheimer’s/Memory Loss Support Group: Third Thursday at Crest Haven Nursing Home, 2 p.m.
MS Support Group: Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. in the Maruchi Room, BTMH. Call Laura Kershaw at 465-0532.
Lymphedema Support Group: third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Maruchi Room, BTMH.
FRIDAY, Feb. 3
Al-Anon Meeting: North Wildwood, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Community Center, 10th and Central avenues. Contact Mary at 523-0304.
Alzheimers Support Group: 2 p.m., Ocean City Senior Center. Call 399-2099.
Narcotics Anonymous: Social Services Building, Rio Grande, Routes 9 and 47, 8:30 p.m. Call 348-9292.
Al-Anon: 10 a.m. Parish House, St. Mary Episcopal Church, Third Avenue and 95th St., Stone Harbor. Call 800-344-2666.
SATURDAY, Feb. 4
Narcotics Anonymous: First Baptist Church of Wildwood, 230 E. Maple Ave., 7:30 p.m.  Call 800-992-0401.
Nicotine Anonymous: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 113 W. Oak Ave., Wildwood. Call Joe at 729-9145.
SUNDAY, Feb. 5
AA and AlAnon Support Groups: 10 a.m. Classrooms A and B, ground floor, BTMH.  Call 463-2367.
Narcotics Anonymous: Social Services Building, Routes 9 and 47, Rio Grande, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Call 348-9292.
Celiac Support Group: Meets 2 p.m. on Feb. 12 at BTMH, Maruchi Room. Contact Beth Triner at 465-0450 or e-mail GlutenFreeRD@aol.com.
PFlag Group: Meets the third Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. in the Maruchi Room. Call 463-2367.
MONDAY, Feb. 6
Overeaters Anonymous: BTMH Conference Room 4 at 7 p.m. Call 463-2367.
Al-Anon:  7 p.m. Classrooms A and B, Burdette Tomlin Hospital. Call 463-2367.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8:30 p.m. Union Chapel, 307 Cape May Ave., Cape May Point. Call 800-992-0401.
 
TUESDAY, Feb. 7
Caregiver Support Group: meets at 1 p.m. first Tuesday of the month in the Maruchi Room at BTMH.
GROW: 12-Step Mental Health Program meets 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at 4410 Pacific Ave., Wildwood, at the C.A.P.E. Call 523-7100.
Narcotics Anonymous: First Baptist Church of Wildwood, 230 E. Maple Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Call 800-992-0401.
Al-Anon: 10 a.m.  Episcopal Church Parish House, Franklin and Washington streets, Cape May.
Al-Anon: 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, Decatur and Hughes streets, Cape May. Call 800-344-2666.
Al-Anon: St. Augustine Church, 13th Street between Ocean and Wesley avenues, Ocean City. Meeting held in rectory basement at 8 p.m. Call 800-344-2666.
Weight Watchers: BTMH Classrooms A and B. Weigh-in 3:30-4:30 p.m.; meeting 4:30 to 5 p.m. Fee required. Call 463-2367. New members welcome. Call 463-2367.
Fibromyalgia Support Group: BTMH, 7:30 p.m., third Tuesday of the month, Conference Room 3. Call Carol at 465-2806.
Atlantic Cape Family Support Organization: fourth Tuesday of the month, 6:30 -8:30 at 303 Court House-S. Dennisville Road, Suite 2, Court House. Call 485-0575, ext. 105.
Hepatitis C Support Group: meets at Burdette Tomlin Hospital, the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m., in the Maruchi Room on the first Tuesday of the month.
Alzheimer’s Support Group: second Tuesday of the month, 10 a.m. in The Chapin House, 1042 Rio Grande Ave.

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