June 2003, Tuesday
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Osteoporosis topic at "Lunch & Learn"
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Hospital's Good Neighbors building on Low Road in Sharon, CT
Are you frustrated by the effects of osteoporosis? Would you like to learn how to continue to feel fit and healthy? Sharon Hospital is offering Osteoporosis and Exercise, a free afternoon lecture in the Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series on Tuesday, June 17.

Guest speaker for the presentation will be Lisa Taylor, director of rehabilitation services for Sharon Hospital. "We will be discussing how to combat some of the effects of osteoporosis such as pain, posture and decreased activity," says Taylor. "This presentation will teach participants how to take a positive approach to keeping fit while staying active."

Each meeting in the Brown Bag Lunch & Learn program begins at noon. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Dessert and beverages will be provided. Reservations are encouraged. For further information contact Mary Anne Pace, Health Watch coordinator at (860) 364-1637.

Dutchess-Putnam County Restaurant & Tavern Association
Time: 3:00pm
Location: Goodfellow's Inn, 1954 Rt. 52 in Hopewell Junction
The Dutchess-Putnam County Restaurant & Tavern Association will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, June 17. A meal will be served. All proprietors of restaurants and taverns in the Dutchess-Putnam county area are welcome to attend as are professionals and students in the Culinary/Hospitality industries.

For further information on the Association contact President Tony Marchese of Kaycee's at (845) 452-2320 or Executive Vice President Carol Walker of Southern Dutchess Bowl at (845) 831-3220. For directions to the restaurant, call Goodfellow's Inn at (845) 226-6003.

Sleep lab education seminar
Time: 6:30pm
Location: St. Francis Hospital Atrium Conference Room D
"Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Disorders" is the topic of the Tuesday, June 17 Community Education Seminar of the Saint Francis Hospital Sleep Disorders Lab.

The four speakers for the evening will be: Loren Rosenthal, MD, Neurologist, ABSM Diplomate and Medical Director of the Sleep Lab; Jai Jalaj, M.D., Pulmonologist; Martin Zweifler, D.D,S. who will discuss dental appliances/snoring; and Bill Brown, Anthem Home Care, discussing CPAP equipment care.

A question and answer session will follow each presentation. The seminar will be held beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the hospital's Atrium Conference Room D,

Refreshments will be provided compliments of Anthem Home Care. This latest Community Education Seminar is a free public service provided by Saint Francis Hospital and the Sleep Orders Lab.

You're invited to bring a friend and call today to register at 431-8214

Time: 6:30pm
Location: The Church of the Resurrection in Hopewell Junction
What is the point of life? What happens when we die? What relevance does Jesus have for our lives today? How do we deal with guilt? If you would like to explore any of these questions then Alpha is for you. April 22nd through June 24th. Every Tuesday at 6:30. Call (845) 226-5727 for more information.

Sexual Orientation Discrimination program
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: White Plains Public Library
Westchester County will present a program titled "Practical Information About Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation" on Tuesday, June 17.

The Westchester County Executive's Office, the Westchester Human Rights Commission, and the Attorney General's Office will collaborate to give an informative presentation that is free and open to the public.

Laura Newman, the county's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community liaison, said that since the December 2002 passage of the New York State Sexual Orientation Nondiscrimination law (SONDA) there is some confusion about the process for victims of discrimination.

After the presentation, there will be time for individual questions and answers.

Hudson River 19th Century Industries
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Hudson River Maritime Museum, Rondout Landing, Kingston NY
Allynne Lange, curator for the Maritime Museum, will present a slide lecture, "Hudson River 19th Century Industries, which will include the natural ice industry, the bluestone industry, the brick-making industry, the cement industry, the all-important coal industry, shipbuilding, as well as shipping itself on the Hudson. Ulster County will be the focus of the talk.

Admission: $5, museum members, free. For more information, call the museum at 845-338-0071.

Master Gardener Program
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Newburgh Free Library
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County through their Master Gardener program is continuing the Spring Gardening Series on May 20th, June 17th and July 14th . There is no fee for this series and it will be presented in English and Spanish.

The series topics will include: Gardening For Children, Seed Starting, Where and When To Plant, Ease Of Growing Perennials and Vegetables and Basic Flower Arranging. Hands on sessions and interactive conversations make this a great series to attend for amateurs as well as experienced gardeners.

If you have any questions contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County Garden Helpline at 343-0664 or the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3619 to register.

Todd, Crane on "City & County"
Time: 7:00pm
City & County today announced that they will air "Changing of the Guard," Tuesday, 7:00 PM Channel 23 . Appearing in this exclusive public access telecast, outgoing Ulster Chamber of Commerce President Len Cane will trade stories with Ward Todd, the incoming President. The show will precede their own first and last breakfasts Wednesday, June 18, at the Holiday Inn. The interview discusses their unique 34 year relationship as Mr. Todd follows Mr. Cane from radio and TV and now to the Chamber.

Len Cane is retiring the last week in June and Ward Todd will relinquish his morning job as the "Morning Mayor of Kingston." He will also shed his long time political position as Ulster Legislator and the Chair of the Ulster County
Legislature and begin his tenure as the new President of the Chamber. Hear them talk of their love of sports and the comic stories shared over the past three decades. City & County is one of the longest running continuous shows on Kingston's Public Access. It is hosted by Shelly Zimbler, Chairman of the local Cable Access Commission.

City & County is viewed in the Kingston Public Access area which consists of The City of Kingston, Town of Kingston, Town of Esopus, Town of Hurley and Town of Ulster.

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