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Community News & Notes

Grand opening of the Ryden Corn Maze this is today, Saturday, Sept. 5, starting at 10 a.m. The maze is located 8 miles from the New Castle exit, on Harvey Gap road. Hours are Friday from 1 p.m. till dark, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. till dark. Flashlight tours upon request. Monday through Thursday tours upon request. Call for details, (970) 984-2190.

Survivors of domestic violence need your help. Your understanding and support can help survivors through a difficult time. Join our team of dedicated volunteers and staff at the Advocate Safehouse Project and make a difference in your community. We are currently taking applications for our next training, which will begin In October 2009. As an advocate you choose your shifts and you will always have staff support while you are covering the helpline. The free training will prepare you to respond to calls received by the Advocate Safehouse Project’s 24-hour Help Line. Classes include, but are not limited to, the following topics presented by community professionals: dynamics of domestic violence, crisis intervention, listening skills, and the legal system, Advocate Safehouse Project’s Policies and Procedures and other community resources. Bilingual Spanish/English volunteers are greatly needed. Please call Karen at 945-2632, ext. 107, for more information.

Yoga classes for oncology and cardiac patients take place every Wednesday beginning Sept. 9. Taught by Yoga therapist and cancer survivor Nova Loverro Sprick, the sessions include breathwork, meditation/visualization and relaxation techniques to bring about healing and instill a sense of calm on a deep level within the body. Two classes are offered, and current or former patients may drop in on Wednesdays. No preregistration is required. Meditation/relaxation for cardiac and cancer patients is held from 10-11 a.m. and for oncology patients and survivors is held from 11:30-12:45 p.m. every Wednesday in the Cardiac Rehab Classroom. For more information please contact Nova at (970) 379-9648.

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