Health Happenings

• Victim Right’s Week Blood Drive, hosted by the Coweta District Attorney’s Office. April 8 - Register online at www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor key: CCDA or by phone at 770-254-7300 (Allison Boone or Bekky Hyatt.) Walk-ins welcome on April 8.

• Abby’s Angels Foundation 5K Rainbow Run/Family Fun Day is April 19 at the Coweta County Fairgrounds. All proceeds for the foundation. Sign up at active.com. Details: 3sisters@abbysangelsfoundation.org.

• Kidney Smart — Piedmont and local dialysis group hold classes monthly second Wednesdays at Piedmont Newnan at 4:30 p.m. One-hour class is free including materials. Fourth shift/ professional shift available for dialysis patients. Interested patients: www.kidneysmart.org “classes near you”. Classes offered across Georgia. Details: Cassandra Carson, 770-304-5850.

• Women with Depression — Open discussion, prayer, and continued support for women with depression. Meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Crossroads Church, 2564 Hwy. 154, Details: http://crossroadsnewnan.org .

• Parkinson's Support Group at First United Methodist Church on Greenville Street, second Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. April meeting speaker: Dr. Jennifer McGehee, chiropractor. Meetings are in the Gathering Room. Caregivers welcome. Details: 770-253-7400.

• Heart Healthy Class meets last Tuesdays monthly, 1- 2:30 p.m., Piedmont Heart Institute, 20 Francis Way. Register with cardiac rehab office, 678-854-2970.

• Scleroderma Support Group meets bi-monthly. Bridge Community Center, 208 Willow Bend Rd., Peachtree City. Details: Richard or Barbara Moore, 770-252-1633.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group meets first Thursdays, 10 a.m., Wesley Woods of Newnan, 2280 Hwy. 29 N. Details: Beth Lever, 770-683-6833.

• Celiac Disease Support Group meets second Saturdays, 1 p.m., Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Bistro Conf. Room, 0-019. Details: Bill Becker, 770-683-2613 or billbecker@numail.org.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group meets third Wednesdays, 2 p.m., Savannah Court, 27 Belt Rd. Details: Ellie Farrington, 770-253-4402.

• Lupus Support Group meets monthly at Country Inn and Suites, 1125 Newnan Crossing Blvd. E. First Mondays, 7 p.m. Details: Regina Olmstead, 404-550-5263.

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 958 Summers-McKoy Rd. First meeting free, annual dues $28.

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Thomas Crossroads area, meets Mondays with weigh-in 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow. Community Christian Church, 1717 Hwy. 154, Sharpsburg. Details: Ruth, 770-254-8913.

• Al-Anon Meetings Mondays 7:30 p.m. Community Christian Church, Highway 154 at Lower Fayetteville. Details: Barbara, 678-876-0102.

• Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Support Group meets second Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Room 112 of Crossroads Church, Hwy 154 Campus. Meeting is free and open to anyone who has lost someone to suicide. Details: Lynn and Nancy Bradley, 770-251-6216.

• East Coweta Cancer Support Group meets 2 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at Senoia United Methodist Church. Emphasis also placed on role of the caregiver in support of patient and family. Details: Ivie Bowman, 770-599-3245 or senoiaunitedmeth@bellsouth.net .

• Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday-Thursday 6 p.m., Fridays 7 p.m. and Saturdays 7:30 p.m., 9 Perry St. Details: 678-758-3552.

• Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets second Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., Heatherwood Baptist Church, 721 Shenandoah Blvd. Details: 770-502-1984.

• Alcoholics Anonymous — Meetings at Newnan Presbyterian, St. Paul’s, Ramah Baptist, Turin UMC, Senoia UMC, Grantville Baptist, and at 9 Perry St. Details: Chris, 770-842-4519.

• La Leche of Newnan — Mother to mother breastfeeding support. Details: Lara McCarthy, 678-423-9881.

• Amputee Support Group Meeting — Details: 770-583-2158.

• Stroke Support Group meets third Thursdays, 4 p.m., Center for Therapeutic Recreation. Roosevelt Institute, Warm Springs. Details: 706-655-5658.

• Overeaters Anonymous — St. Andrew’s in the Pines Episcopal Church, Peachtree City, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Details: Barbara, 770-502-1358.



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