Health Briefs for June 2


First Posted: 6/2/2009

LUMBERTON Lilly Oncology On Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey art exhibition will be on display in the main lobby at Southeastern Regional Medical Center unti through June 9. A reception will be held at the Medical Center today from 4 to 6 p.m.
The art exhibition honors the physical and emotional journeys people face when confronted by a cancer diagnosis. This free public exhibit, which is touring communities nationwide, will showcase 25 select pieces of art from the 2008 Oncology On Canvas competition.
For information about the Gibson Cancer Center or the local art exhibit, call 671-5768.

LUMBERTON Gibson Cancer Center is hosting its third annual Survivors Day Celebration in honor of cancer survivors and their caregivers on Thursday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Osterneck Auditorium, located at 102 N. Chestnut St., across from the Robeson County Public Library.
Refreshments, entertainment, chair massages, and free health screenings will be provided, as well as a Locks of Love booth for those who want to donate lockets of hair for cancer patients. For information, call 671-5730.

LUMBERTON Southeastern Regional Medical Center will hold American Red Cross blood drives in the SRMC Assembly Room on June 11 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 6:00 p.m. and June 12 from 11 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
To donate blood, a person must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Each donor can register to win a $750 gas card.
To schedule an appointment or for information, call 671-5149.

LUMBERTON Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation is offering childrens swim lessons June 15 through the June 26 at 4895 Fayetteville Road. Lessons, which will be held Monday through Thursday, are available for a variety of skill levels and open to children ages 3 and up.
Cost is $40 for center members and $50 for non-members. Participants should register for lessons between June 8 and June 12. For information, call 738-5433.

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