Hopewell Happenings

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Ever  wonder what happens at HopeWell over the course of a year? Well, this  the is place to find out. All the articles that appear on the homepage  of this site are archived here. This is the best place to get a real  sense for the ebb and flow of HopeWell speakers, events and news.

 

Program Calendar

SATURDAY, APRIL 01

See what's happening this month by downloading the Program Calendar today.

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Meditation Class

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 07

All are welcome, whether you currently have a meditation practice or are interested in learning how to start one. This Thursday evening class is different from the 8-week Mindful Meditation Series. The evening classes are ongoing, and each one can stand alone. Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 30   (No class on Thanksgiving Day, November 23) 6:30 – 7:45 PM  rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

Instructor: Lee Halfpenny, RYT

 

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T'ai Chi Classes -- New!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 05

Decrease tension through participation in this meditation called the Dance of Life. Learn to relax and energize simultaneously. This weekly class combines coordination, balance and flexibility into rhythmic motion and gentle exercise. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Instructor: Andrew Giordano. Thursdays starting October from 9:15 - 10:00. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Welcome Meetings Tuesdays 7PM; Thursdays Noon

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 03

Patients, family members, and close friends are all welcome to come for an overview of HopeWell's programming and to see what we might have to offer you. Please call us if the scheduled times are not convenient. 410-832-2719.

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Pancreatic Cancer Support and Networking Group

THURSDAY, JULY 20

This monthly group is designed to address the unique concerns, challenges and issues people living with pancreatic cancer face. Please join us for inspiration, information and support. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Adult family members are welcome to attend.

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Connect to HopeWell on Facebook

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

Get reminders about upcoming programs and events; share your thoughts and comments, view pictures and much more!

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Lunch & Learn - Common Sense Physical Therapy: Determine Your Current Physical Challenges... and Go In-Depth for Solutions

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 05

Dropping things? Tripping over steps? Missing out on the party? Whatever the reason for physical issues you are experiencing, Physical Therapist Bonnie Schulman will help you get to the bottom of it and develop a plan of action. RSVP. Thursday, June 2. Lunch: 12:15 - 12:45 PM; program: 12:45 - 2:00 PM.

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Living with Cancer: How Do I Feel About My New Normal?

SATURDAY, JULY 29

After cancer treatment is over, you may feel like you’re ready to “get back to normal.” But for some, it’s more about what will be normal for you now. In this workshop, you’ll be able to share your feelings about your own new normal, while identifying tools and solutions that can help you cope as you continue on your survivorship path. Saturday, July 29, 1:00 - 2:30 PM, facilitated by Erin Gillard, LCSW-C, RYT.  rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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5-Week Creative Photography Series:Re-Focus and De-Stress

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

As an expressive art, photography offers a way for people living with cancer to manage stress, relax, re-tool and re-focus. In this 5-week session, Bruce Harrison, an attorney and accomplished photographer, will teach exercises that can help you improve your photography technique and derive more pleasure from the images you capture. Open to all levels and camera types, including smart phones. Five consecutive Wednesdays starting July 12, 9:30 - 11:00 AM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org once for the entire 5-week series.

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Our Web Site is Under Development

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24

We're creating a fresh new site and we think you're going to love it! In the meantime, be sure to "like" us on Facebook! It's another great way to be in touch.

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