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Briefly CPR recertification class starts Thursday, Jan. 22 Beebe Medical Center is offer- ing a cardiopulmonary resuscita- tion (CPR) recertification course, from 9 a.m. to noon. on Thursday, Jan. 22. The cost is $25 and is open only to those currently certi- fied in CPR. For more informa- tion or to register, call 645-3248. YMCA hosts instructor training Jan. 24 The Arthritis Foundation will host an instructor/leader training workshop for the foundation&apos;s YMCA aquatic program The day-long program will be held at the Sussex Family YMCA in Rehoboth Beach on Saturday, Jan. 24. The registration fee is $65 for books, materials and breaks. Advance registration is required. Certain criteria must be met to become a certified Arthritis Foun- dation aquatic exercise instructor. For further information, call the Arthritis Foundation, 1-800-292- 9599. Arthritis group to meet Jan. 27 at Beebe Beebe Medical Center and the Arthritis Foundation Cosponsor a support group for people with arthritis, friends, families and oth- er interested parties on the Tourth Tuesday of January, February, March and April. The next meet- ing is Jan. 27. Call 645-3263. RELOCATION NOTICE Arthritis Foundation elects officers, directors The Arthritis Foundation, Delaware chapter, recently held its annual meeting at the DuPont Country Club at which officers and directors for 1998 were elect- ed. Serving the chapter for a one- year term are Robert G. Hackett Jr., president of J.A. Montgomery, as board chairman; Judy McKin- ney-Cherry of InfoSystems. as executive vice chair: Robin Fisher of First State Community Action Agency, as Sussex County vice chair; Patricia Rodriguez, as Kent County vice chairman; Dr. Peter Rocca, as medical vice chairman: and Phillip Carter of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware. as treasurer. New directors were also elected to serve a three-year term. The directors are Fritz Ackerman of Wilmington Trust Co.: John Cur- tns of J.A. Montgomery; Virginia Fedele and John Kleitz of Brighton Suites; Jim Lloyd of Universal Outdoor; Vince Stellini of lnfoSystems; and Dr. David Sown and Robert Turner from State Farm Insurance. To volunteer for the foundation, raise money for research and help people affected by arthritis live more comfortably, call 1-800- 292-9599. Delaware man elected to national board Walter P. McEvilly Jr. of Wilm- ington has been elected to the board of directors of the National Easter Seal Society for a three- year term. McEvilly has been involved with Easter Seals in Delaware and the Maryland Eastern Shore for 20 years. He has held several leadership positions, including two terms as board chairman. A partner at the law firm of Prickett. Jones, Elliott, Kristol & Schnee in Wilmington, McEvilly has contributed hundreds of hours of legal work involving personnel. real estate and other legal matters for Easter Seals. McEvilly is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. P.L.Acflve website offers AIDS/HIV, resources P.L.Active's Web site offers direct links to national and locM AIDS/HIV resources for clients and AIDS-services professionals in Delaware. Sites available include the following: CDC. HIV/AIDS Prevention, Johns Hopkins AIDS Services, The Body, HIVInSite, NAPWA, Crit- Introducing DigiFocus, the first 100% digital hearing aid. Now the digital tech- nology that made CDs PoSsible is available in an advanced hearing instru- ment. With its computer- ized 100% digital sound processing, DigiFocus makes millions of calcula- tions per second, con- Jltmt'aLUSJj|rlk$ stantly shaping the incom- ing sound to suit your hear- BY OTICON ing - automatically. What's more, unlike other hearing instruments, DigiFocus splits sound into seven distinct frequencies, so it can be more precisely fit to your specific hearing needs. Find out what digital technolo- gy can mean to your hearing. Call today! HEARING AID ASSOCIATES Millsboro 934-1471 Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5 p.m. Evenings Available by Appointment - 2 miles N. of Rt. 24 on Rt. 30 6 miles S. of Rt. 9 on Rt. 30 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 16 - January 22 1998 - 39 Path, SCAC, Eastern Shore AIDS Foundation. Online magazines are also linked: "POZ," "HIVPos- itive," "Today's Caregiver" and "A&U." Additional Web sites include CAMP Rehoboth and MCC By the Sea. The Web site address is < lalinks.htm>. For more information about EL.Active. call 644-4791. Blood Bank passes FDA inspection The Blood Bank of Delaware/Eastern Shore's Georgetown Donor Center recent- ly passed a surprise inspection by the Food and Drug Administra- tion. The FDA has extensive regu- lations to which all blood banks nationwide must adhere. The inspectors reviewed procedures, donor records and documentation for compliance and safety. The blood bank, which has six sites throughout the region, has an excellent record for safety. It is also inspected and accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks, which sets toe stan- dards for blood banks and transfu- sion services worldwide. HIV/MDS support group meets weekly P.L.Active provides weekly support groups for people living with HIV/AIDS at St. Peter's Church in Lewes. Groups gather on Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Fri- days at I p.m. Call ahead: 644- 4791. CDA, AA meetings scheduled locally A Chemically Dependent Anonymous (CDA) group meets each Monday and Friday, from 8 to 9 p.m.. in Beebe Medical Cen- ter's cafeteria. For more informa- tion, call 645-3311. A CDA group also meets at Dry Dock in Angola at 8 p.m. on Fridays. Alcoholic Anonymous meets in Beebe Medical Center's Cafeteria at 8 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The meetings are for the support of those with an alcohol abuse prob- lem or for recovering alcoholics. Call 645-3311. Beebe offers free mental health assessments Beebe Medical Center's Ocean- side Center for Mental Health offers free, confidential assess- ments, 24 hours a day. 645-3760. ASSOCIATES IN MEDICINE, P.A. NANCY A. UNION, M.D. KEVIN P. S. WALLACE, M.D. SUE ISAACS, P.A.-C Internal Medicine Ages 16 and Older RENATA B. DIDYK, M.D. Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Endocrinology (diabetes, osteoporosis, thyroid, and other glandular disorders). 645-6644 o 119 W. Third Street, Lewes, DE Hours Monday-Friday by Appointment New Patients Welcome Also Accepting Principal Health Care * AmeriHealth * Blue Cross/Blue Shield I Bonnie. Y. Hofstetter, MSN, RNcs, FNP is pleased to announce the relocation of her practice starting January 5, 1998 to FAMILY HEALTH OF GEORGETOWN 317 N.-'DUPONT HWY., SUITE 317 GEORGETOWN, DELAWARE Dr. Hofstetter received her Master of Science in nursing and her Family Nurse Practitioner Schooling at Wilmington College in Georgetown, DE. She is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. Please feel free to call with any questions or to make an appointment 856-4092  m, kll I Ilk| 81DU l N | I! I III N 9 DEll|Ill DI H H Ill'Ill| || 1 [O] | Kk'iH ,l[lhU | H |lh%'lJ [OZ,,'a