Health
Thursday, March 9th, 2000
NHS Auxiliary Fashion Show
The Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary's "Fashions 2000" will be held Sunday, March 26, at St. John's Fellowship Hall in Seaford. Festivities will begin at 2pm.
Co-chairpersons are Joyce Mackler, Pat Olekszyk, along with committee members Dot Dixon, Jane Trauth, Wendy Karnish, Kelly Rodriquez, Nancy Cook and Lois Ewing.
This year's event will feature men and women's fashions from Phillips Apparel Store in Salisbury, women's formal fashions from Stained Glass Bridal in Delmar, children's fashions from Pitter Patter in Bethany Beach and tuxedos from Peninsula Dry Cleaners in Seaford.
Models will consists of members of the community. Jeff's Greenhouse is providing the spring like atmosphere with delightful foliage and beautiful flowers.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Volunteer Office of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital (629-6611, ext. 2301) or through any member of the Fashion Show committee.

Home study courses
Nurses who have family or work commitments which make attending seminars difficult can meet continuing education requirements with home study courses offered by Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus.
Nurses in ambulatory care, home health care, long-term care and hospital settings can benefit from these courses.
Topics covered include: Assessment of the Geriatric Patient, Avoiding Medication Errors, and Assertiveness in Nursing.
Each course consists of a written program and a post-test; students will receive individual feedback from the instructor after the post-test. Dates and times can be conveniently arranged throughout the semester. For more information, or to register, call (302) 855-5988.

New fitness session begins
New Fitness Session starts March 13, 14, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9 a.m. (childcare); Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., at St. John's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Co-ed, non-competitive, stress reducing, high/low aerobic, toning, strengthening, and stretching class.
Try a free one! Call A.F.A.A. certified instructor, Carol Lynch, 629-7539 for more information or to register.

Pediatric first aid course
Parents, teachers, and day care providers can increase their caregiving and safety skills with a course in pediatric first aid at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus.
Pediatric First Aid covers managing pediatric emergencies including convulsions, burns, poisoning, drowning, fractures, sprains, bleeding, and insect bites.
Special emphasis on rescue breathing-choking. The course is approved by the Office of Child care Licensing for a three-year course completion certificate.
Two-session courses meet March 13 and 15 or April 10 and 12, 6-9 p.m. The cost is $30.

Support group meeting
The Sussex Fibromyalgia Support Group's monthly meeting will be Tuesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Classroom A.
Dr. Edmund MacLaughlin, local rheumatologist, will present a program on "What's New in Fibromyalgia."
Friends and relatives are welcome. For more information, contact Chris Bauer at 629-6611.

Arthritis Support Group
The Nanticoke Arthritis Support Group will be meeting at the Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, on Tuesday, March 21, at 9 a.m. Call the center at 629-4939 for more information.