Area briefings

Drive up for soup and sandwiches

The Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church north of Wellsville will offer carryout soup and sandwich from 4-6:30 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a variety of frozen soups in microwaveable containers, fresh bean soup and steak sandwiches. Donations will be accepted.

Church offering GriefShare support

Lake Mount Church of Christ, 6290 state Route 7, New Waterford, is hosting a loss of spouse seminar of GriefShare from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 5. GriefShare is a special seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. This group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and want to help you through the difficult days ahead. Cost of the program is $5 to cover workbook and materials. Social distancing will be in order. For additional information call the church office at 227-3636

Arthritis program

The Arthritis Foundation, a national, non-profit organization, announced a new Live Yes! Connect group has formed in Boardman. For now the program will be virtual for adults or parents of children living with arthritis. Deborah Andio, the new facilitator for the Boardman Live Yes! Connect group, said “We want to get the word out that our support group is here, and we are planning our first virtual event.” It will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 12. Dr. Yufang Lin from the Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine will be discussing the healing power of the human body. Discussion also will center on nutrition to help inflammation, discuss herbs and supplements as well as essential oils. The doctor will also share some recipes. The presentation is 45 minutes followed by a 15-minute Q and A. To sign up go to connectgroups.arthritis.org.


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