New Braunfels, TX, January 17, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Hope Hospice and McKenna are proud to present the Hope Hospice Silver Anniversary Learning Series. To commemorate twenty-five years of Hope Hospice’s services to the community, these two agencies are joining forces to bring a series of unique, informative and fun community presentations to their neighbors. With one class offered every quarter on everything from scrapbooking to stress relief, there’s sure to be a class of interest to everyone.
Anyone interested in attending these free sessions is asked to please register in advance by calling Elma at the McKenna Center, (830) 606-9500. Registrants also have the option of reserving a $5 box lunch for the day of the presentation. All presentations are one hour long, from noon to 1 p.m. at the McKenna Center, 801 W. San Antonio St. For more information, please contact Leslie Ferguson at (830) 625-7500 or Sharon Wild at (830) 606-9521.
Silver Anniversary Learning Series Offerings
Stress Relief for Caregivers by Dr. Allen Novian, PhD, LMFT, LPC
Tuesday, February 10: Do you feel overwhelmed by all that you do for your loved ones? Do you worry that taking time for yourself would have a negative impact on your family? You need to hear these time management, stress management, CHAOS management ideas.
Dr. Allen Novian is trained as a marriage and family therapist and has more than five years experience in the field; he’s worked with all ages, from children to adults and groups of all sizes. His specialties include Family Caregiver Issues and Stress Management.
Preserving Memories I, Scrapbooking by Scrapbook Haus
Tuesday, June 30: Whether you’re new to scrapbooking or a seasoned pro, learn new techniques and meet other scrappers. The first 60 registrants will receive a free scrapbooking kit, compliments of Scrapbook Haus that includes materials to make one scrapbook page. Participants should arrive 10 minutes prior to start time and bring 2 or 3 photos no larger than 4x6” and a pair of scissors.
For more information on Scrapbook Haus, call (830) 627-2767.
Preserving Memories II, Family Biographies by David Ferguson, KGNB News Director
Tuesday, July 14: From capturing the world through your child’s eyes or preserving a favorite story your grandmother tells, get professional interviewing tips to capture the experiences that make your family unique on audio or video.
David Ferguson has been working in radio for twelve years, and has served as the News Director of KGNB AM 1420/KNBT 92.1 FM for the last nine. He regularly interviews local, state and national politicians, dignitaries and authors. You can catch this presenter on the air weekday mornings 6-9 a.m. on AM 1420 and 92.1 FM.
Fashion on a Shoestring, organized by Martha Joyce of Texas AgriLife Extension
Friday, October 16: This seminar is for everyone who has begrudgingly forked over their well-earned money for an outfit she knew she’d only wear once. It’s for everyone who needed to expand their wardrobe and couldn’t afford all the pieces. It’s for everyone who has ever looked in her closet and been bored with what she’s seen.
The purpose of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Comal County is to educate residents in agriculture, environmental stewardship, family and consumer sciences, health, youth and adult life skills, human capital and leadership, and community economic development. Martha Joyce is the County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences. She can be reached at 830-620-3440.