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November 27, 2012

Council on Aging distributes gifts to nursing homes

The Council on Aging Giving Tree will be up on Monday.

Members of the community are invited to stop by the Citizens Center lobby at 10 Welcome St. and pick up gift tags. Gift ideas are noted on the tags. All gifts will be brought to local nursing homes and distributed to senior citizens in need. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390, ext. 11.

Women’s City Club to meet

The Women’s Club of Haverhill will meet on Tuesday at the Advent Christian Church, 160 Carlton St.

Coffee hour begins at 1:30 p.m., followed by the business meeting at 2 p.m. The program, which begins at 2:15 p.m., features Mikki Elliott as “The Crafty Story Teller.” Elliott, a retired teacher who is originally from Ohio, lives in New Hampshire. She enjoys living in New England and telling her entertaining stories to friendly groups.

Council on Aging to host free pizza lunch

The Council on Aging will host a free pizza lunch on Monday at 11:15 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Reservations are required by contacting Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390, ext. 11.

Free medical seminar Tuesday

Breast Care in the Elderly, a Medical Meet the Expert seminar with General Surgeon Kathryn Hughes, MD, is Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in Merrimack Valley Hospital’s first floor auditorium.

Hughes will discuss breast cancer risk in elderly women, breast cancer screening strategies for elderly women, and the latest treatment and management of breast cancer in elderly women. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. One free contact hour in nursing is awarded at the end of the presentation.

Light refreshments will be served. Merrimack Valley Hospital is at 140 Lincoln Ave.

For more information or to register please call 978-420-1168 or email jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.

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