Around Windham County

Tuesday December 4, 2012

In Bellows Falls...

HEALTH CARE FORUM: Tom Scull, a Principal at The Richards Group, will present a seminar on health care reform on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Popolo Restaurant, 36 The Square, in Bellows Falls.

Subjects that will be discussed include the Affordable Care Act, an update on Vermont health reform, the Vermont Exchange, and transitioning to defined contribution benefit offerings.

The seminar is for anyone who is a sole proprietor with 15, 75 or 500 employees.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. Those attending are asked to contact

In Brattleboro...

SENIOR HEALTH: The Brattleboro Senior Center will offer the program "Nourishing Our Lives," a discussion group that will meet every first and third Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St.

Experiences will be share to help seniors meet their needs for health and wellness and receive encouragement from friends. Everyone is welcome.

For further information, call the Senior Center at 802-257-7570.

FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT: The Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Support Group will meet Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s Brew Barry Conference Room 3. Guest speaker will be Devin Starlanyl, international author and expert on Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction. Her subject will be "Letting Go."

For information, contact Justine Jeffrey at 802-251-0155.

BLOOD DONOR DAY: The American Red Cross, in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, is sponsoring a Toys for Kids Blood Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the VFW Post No. 1034 at 40 Black Mountain Road in Brattleboro from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Healthy people ages 17 and older may donate. Positive ID is required.

The U.S. Marine Corps is asking all potential blood donors to bring a new unwrapped gift to the blood drive. They request no toy guns or knives be donated.

To schedule an appointment, go to or call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767). Walk-ins are also welcome. For information, call the Red Cross office at 802-254-2377.

In Guilford...

SENIOR LUNCH: The Guilford Senior Lunch, sponsored by Senior Solutions will take place on Friday, Dec. 7, at noon at the Guilford Community Church.

The menu will include goulash, tossed salad, and bread with fresh fruit crisp for dessert.

Books will be available on loan from the Guilford Free Library. Blood pressures will be taken courtesy of Guilford Cares.

For more information and to make reservations call 802-254-9774 on or before Wednesday, Dec. 4.

In Vernon...

SNOWMOBILE CLUB: The Vernon Trail Breakers Snowmobile Club will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m., at The Portside Tavern on Governor Hunt Road in Vernon. Trail work and grooming will be discussed and events for the season will be planned.


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