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June 7, 2013

Church plans 'This or That Sale'


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — The Calvary Baptist Church Women’s Ministry and Bible Study Group will hold a “This or That Sale” on June 29 from noon to 3 p.m.

The sale will feature gently used women’s clothing and accessories, along with ceramic pieces, all at reasonable prices. The sale will take place on the grounds of Calvary Baptist Church, 13 Ashland St., and also inside the church in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, call 978-373-3372 or email lkl7250@verizon.net.

Walk for Life June 15

The Pregnancy Care Center will hold its 21th annual 2-mile Walk For Life fundraiser on June 15 from 9 to 11 a.m., rain or shine.

The event will be at the following locations: The Haverhill High School track, 137 Monument St.; Hope Community Church, 11 Hale St., Newburyport; and St. Agnes Parish, 186 Woburn St., Reading. The annual event funds the PCC’s client services program, which provides counseling, food, clothing and furniture to local families in need. To register and fundraise or to print a registration from, please visit www.PCCFriends.org/walk or call the Pregnancy Care Center at 978-373-5718 for a pledge form.

The Pregnancy Care Center has offices in Amesbury, Haverhill and Lawrence. The PCC opened 28 years ago and last year had more than 1,600 client visits. The centers provide services designed to empower women and men in making informed choices about unexpected pregnancy, sexual integrity and recovery from post abortion trauma. Tangible assistance through a food pantry, baby items such as children’s clothing, cribs, strollers, diapers and formula are available at each center.

Talk on prostate cancer is Monday

Dr. Ankur Mehta from Steward Health System will lead a prostate cancer information program and support group on July 8 at 6 p.m. in the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Mehta will discuss the latest methods of preventing prostate cancer. To reserve your seat, please contact Betty Burnell at 978-374-2390, ext. 10.

Shingles vaccination information session

The Council on Aging will host a shingles vaccination information session to be presented by Walgreens Pharmacy on July 11 at 10 a.m. in the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Indications for vaccination and insurance coverage will be discussed. To reserve your seat, contact Mary Connolly, community health coordinator, at 978-374-2390, ext. 15.

Strengthening and balance presentation

The Council on Aging will host an interactive seminar by Northeast Rehabilitation Network titled “Strengthening and Balance for the Adult Population” on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Room 45 of the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Reservations can be made by calling Mary Connolly, community health coordinator at 978-374-2390, ext. 15.

Domestic violence workshop

The YWCA of Haverhill will present a domestic violence workshop at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., on June 28 at 10:30 a.m.

This discussion will include information about safety and relationships as well as services provided by the YWCA. To reserve a space, contact Mary Connolly, RN, community health coordinator, at 978-374-2390, ext 15.

NECC professor to spend month in India

Northern Essex Community College Professor Ligia Domenech of Haverhill received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to participate in its summer institute, “India’s Past and the Making of the Present.”

This program gives 24 higher education teachers the opportunity to spend four weeks studying the history and culture of India in New Delhi and other important sites from July 1 through 26.

“I love the fact that I will get this new learning experience that will challenge my current assumptions and deepen my perspectives about such a rich culture and its history,” said Domenech, who joined NECC’s Department of Global Studies in the fall of 2011.

She is a published author, having written about the governorship of Roberto Sanchez Vilella in Puerto Rico from 1964 to 1968 and the German U-boat blockade of the Caribbean in 1942.