Humanist Jewish Chavurah of Columbus, program featuring Marian Harris, executive director of the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, 1:30 p.m. June 23, in the large conference room at the New Albany Library, 200 Market St. Harris will discuss the status of gun violence and participants will share ideas and strategies regarding this issue.
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Humanist Jewish Chavurah of Columbus, program featuring Marian Harris, executive director of the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, 1:30 p.m. June 23, in the large conference room at the New Albany Library, 200 Market St. Harris will discuss the status of gun violence and participants will share ideas and strategies regarding this issue. Refreshments will be served at 1 p.m. The meeting is open to the public at no charge, although contributions will be accepted. For more information, contact the HJCC at 614-285-4522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
District Office Hours with State Rep. Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville), 4 p.m. June 24, at the New Albany Library, 200 Market St. Residents of the 19th Ohio House District are invited to share thoughts on issues and concerns. No appointment is necessary. Gonzales also will host district hours at 5 p.m. July 1, at the Gahanna Public Library, 310 Granville St. The district includes portions of Blendon Township, Columbus, Gahanna, Mifflin Township, Minerva Park, New Albany, Plain Township, Sharon Township and Westerville.
The Worthington, fundraiser for Outward Bound for Veterans, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 6, at its facility, 1201 Riva Ridge Court in Gahanna. The event will feature a yard sale with hot dogs and balloons. Outward Bound helps soldiers re-acclimate to society through wilderness courses that draw on the healing power of teamwork and challenge. For more information, visit the website at holidaytouch.com/outwardbound or call 1-866-467-7651.Health
NovaCare Rehabilitation and Delay the Disease, exercise class for people with Parkinson's Disease, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. June 25 at NovaCare's Gahanna center, 1090 Beecher Crossing N. This 12-week program will be led by NovaCare physical therapists and physical therapy assistants with a goal to optimize physical function and delay the progression of Parkinson's Disease symptoms. Cost is $5. The Delay the Disease exercise program is also available as a book and DVD. For more information or to register, call 614-775-9273.
American Red Cross, blood donation, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, June 24; noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 25; 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, and Thursday, June 27, at the Stone Ridge Donor Center, 337 Stone Ridge Lane. To schedule appointments, call 1-800-733-2767.
Medical Clinic, held by Vineyard Community Church, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the church, 15187 Palmer Road in Reynoldsburg. Free sports and school physicals, health screenings and treatment for non-emergency illnesses. VCC food pantry also is open at this time. Interested health care professionals who would like to volunteer, call 740-927-7729.
Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Huntington Hearing Health Program in partnership with Huntington Bank, offering free hearing screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway. Screenings will be offered to those ages 5 and older throughout 2013. To schedule appointments, call 614-261-5452.Meetings
AmSpirit Business Connections-New Albany/Gahanna Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Fridays at Scrambler Marie's, 5729 N. Hamilton Road. The program focuses on networking opportunities for small businesses and professionals. For more information, contact Dan Wolt at 614-419-9103.
Gahanna Historical Society, 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at 101 S. High St. Log House tours are offered from 3 to 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month. For more information, visit the website at gahannahistory.com.