Ronald McDonald House 'Share A Night' lighting
The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware celebrates "Share A Night" on
Thursday, Dec. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Ronald McDonald House. There
will be entertainment and refreshments.
Ronald McDonald will throw on the switch to turn on more than 20,000
holiday lights outlining the house.
Organizations, businesses, classes and schools are invited to contribute
$15 or more to the house.
For information phone the House at 302-656-HUGS or 888-656-HUGS.
SHARP Center provides information on HIV/AIDS
The SHARP Center is an HIV/AIDS resource center available to the community
and those affected by HIV/AIDS.
The center houses over 400 book titles, 40 videos, pamphlets and brochures,
and hosts an internet accessible work station.
The SHARP Center also offers client advocacy, educational workshops
and outreach, and free HIV testing.
The SHARP Center is a not for profit organization supported by donations
and the Delaware HIV Consortium.
The center is located at 107B South St. in Rehoboth.
HIV testing in Rehoboth
In addition to the Sussex County AIDS Committee providing free and
anonymous testing every Thursday, 4-6 p.m., the SHARP Center will
now offer free and anonymous testing by appointment five days a week.
The center uses the OraSure HIV test which is an oral test that requires
no blood to be drawn. For more information, contact Jeanne at 644-1094.
Internet Access training
On the second Tuesday of each month there will be an internet training
session held at the SHARP Center.
Karene Jules-Chester, from the Delaware Academy of Medicine, will
offer training from 10 am. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.
The training will cover internet access, focusing on how to search
The next scheduled class is Tuesday, Dec. 14. Contact Jeanne at 644-1094
Free Hepatitis Workshop
The SHARP Center will be sponsoring a hepatitis workshop at the Georgetown
State Service Center, Public health Conference Room on Dec. 21 at
The presenter Regina Z. Crocker RN, BSN, OCN, from Scherling Oncology-Biotech,
will focus on the epidemiology of hepatitis C and the risk factors
associated with hepatitis.
She will also be reviewing the different types of hepatitis viruses.
Light refreshments will be served. Please register in advance by calling
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