February 20 – Medical Lunchtime Seminar

17 Feb


Lunchtime Seminar

It’s Abuse: Teen Dating Abuse

Monday, February 20, 2017
Presented by: Caitlin E. Tully, BA
The Center for Family Safety and Healing, Columbus, Ohio

O’Bleness Hospital Room 014

Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch Trays and Brown Bags Welcome!

* Videoconferencing available to OU-HCOM CORE sites; Grosvenor Hall 017 & Grover Center E-312 Conference Rooms on OU Campus; Washington County Department of Jobs and Family Services; Woodland Centers; and Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. sites.

Program Outcome

o Recognize the five types of abusive behaviors

o Identify the warning signs of an abused teen

o Application of safety and prevention planning

Continuing Education

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is approved as an accredited CME sponsor by the American Osteopathic Association. This program has been approved for 1 credit of AOA Category 2-A credit.

CHEAO is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) (OH-049, 10/1/2017). This program meets the criteria for 1 contact hour for nurses. You must attend the whole presentation and turn in an evaluation form to receive CE Credit.

Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. is a provider of CPEs for Counselors and Social Workers for the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapists Board. Provider number is RCS070803. This program has been approved for 1 Credit Hour.

For more information, please contact AHEC at OU-HCOM· 740·593·2258 · guthriep@ohio.edu

Athens Nails it! Open for Registrations

16 Feb


The Second Annual Athens Nails it! on April 11 is now open for registration. This is a fundraiser and social event where teams of four compete to see who can drive eight nails into a piece of wood the fastest. The event also features a board signing, a ReStore “What the Heck Is This?” competition, and displays about housing issues in Athens County. Teams compete in one of four categories: Men, Women, Youth or Co-Ed. An award will also be given for the team who raise the most funds for Habitat. All money raised (each team must raise a minimum of $300) remains in Athens County. 

For more information, call Samantha at 740-592-0032 ext. 102   or   email samantha@habitatseo.org.



February 23 – RCIF Grant Information Session

16 Feb

Community Room, Rocky Outdoor Gear Store, Nelsonville

Thursday, February 23, 2017      1:30 pm-3:30 pm

The Rocky Community Improvement Fund (RCIF) and The Athens Foundation will host a grant information session for local non-profit organizations seeking funding during the Spring grant cycle. For more information, contact Jesse Stock at jesse@athensfoundation or call 740-594-6061.

February 18 – Science Demo Day with AAUW

16 Feb


Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, The Market on State, East State St, Athens

Saturday, February 18, 2017    10 am-2 pm

Local members of the American Association for University Women (AAUW) will be demonstrating science experiments and phenomena. Learn about plant structures, make gummy bears dance, and see what happens when bubbles are frozen.

$2/person over age 2 or $7/family of four or more.

February Blood Donor Opportunities

15 Feb

Eligible blood donors may schedule an appointment to give blood and platelets at one of the following February opportunities in Athens County:

February 16, 8 am-1 pm, Alexander High School, 6125 School Road, Albany

February 18, 10 am-3 pm, RiverGate, 10 Rufus, Athens

February 21, 1 pm-6 pm, OU Convocation Center, 95 Richland Avenue, Athens

February 21, 12 noon-6 pm, OU Baker Center, 1 Park Place, Athens

February 21, 7:30 am-12:30 pm, Trimble High School, One Tomcat Drive, Glouster

February 22, 12 noon-6 pm, OU Red Cross Club, Baker Center, 1 Park Place, Athens

February 27, 1 pm-7 pm, The Plains United Methodist Church, 3 North Plains Road, The Plains

Please visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2726 to schedule an appointment.

UCM Thursday and Saturday Meals Resume

14 Feb

The United Campus Ministry’s Kitchen Renovation Project is finished.

Thursday Supper will resume February 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm with pizza generously donated by Avalanche Pizza!

Saturday Lunch resumes February 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm.

To volunteer, email ucmmeals@gmail.com.

To donate online, visit $10K for 10 YEARS OF SATURDAY LUNCH.

To donate by check, send a check to United Campus Ministry, 18 North College Street, Athens, OH 45701.

February 11 – Nelsonville Community Dinner

9 Feb

Nelsonville Wesleyan Church, corner of Chestnut and First Streets, Nelsonville

Saturday, February 11, 2017          3:30 pm-5 pm

A free community dinner on February 11, 2017 is open to anyone who would like to attend. The main course is ziti.