Health Beat

04/29/2010 12:00 AM |

* Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer a four-session program on nutrition, health and parenting at the Robert L. Perry Jr. Day Care Center in Greenport from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26. The bilingual English-Spanish program is sponsored by a grant from the Hagedorn Foundation. Sessions are free, but pre-registration is necessary. Child care will be provided. Call 477-2931.

* Maureen Mills of Greenport has been appointed to the Eastern Long Island Hospital board of trustees. She has served as a member of the community relationship development committee since 2005, assisting with the ELIH Summer Gala and Golf Classic, the hospital’s largest fundraising events. Ms. Mills is active in the family-run canvas business, William J. Mills and Co.

“Maureen’s professional experience in small business and finance will be invaluable to the [ELIH] board,” said hospital president and CEO Paul Connor III.

* Pharmacist Elizabeth Hyland from RiteAid Pharmacy will provide information on medications at an Ask a Pharmacist forum at Mattituck-Laurel Library, 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 30. Call 298-4134.