March 5, 2013

Health briefs: March 5, 2013

Meditation and heart health to be discussed Thursday

ESSEX — “Meditation and The Heart,” a health-oriented presentation by Austen Hayes, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Belden Noble Library, 2759 Essex Road, Essex.

It is free and open to the public, with light refreshments.

Session focuses on healing after suicide loss

PLATTSBURGH — A session on “Healing After Suicide Loss” will be held Saturday at Alumni Lounge of Angell College Center at SUNY Plattsburgh.

The free event starts with registration at 12:30 p.m.

The event is hosted by the MAPP Community Education Subcommittee.

For more information or to pre-register, call Mary Anne Cox at 563-1141 or email

Muscular dystrophy event set for Wednesday

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Lock-Up, an event to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Legends Brew Pub & Wine Bar.

A number of well-known Clinton County residents are participating. They have been asking people for “bail” money in an effort to raise $2,400 to send three children to MDA summer camp.

Once “jailbirds” are picked up at their place of business and brought back to Legends Brew Pub & Wine Bar, they will have an opportunity to continue their fundraising efforts by phone.

For more information, contact Stefanie McCullen at 489-5495 or

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