Health Beat

05/27/2010 12:00 AM |

* A blood drive will be held Friday, May 28, from 2:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Southold Town Recreation Center on Peconic Lane. Donors must be between the ages of 17 and 76, in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds. A photo or signature ID and your Social Security number will be required for donation. Call Louise Egert at 477-1273.

* Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library will host CPR certification training from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2. There’s a $25 registration fee and pre-registration is required. Call 734-5360.

* Mattituck-Laurel Library will host several health-related programs. Audiologist Dr. Barbara Prestano from Peconic ENT will conduct hearing tests today, Thursday, May 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. For all ages; free of charge; no pre-registration required.

The library will host Tai Chi practice sessions for eight weeks with one series on Tuesdays, beginning June 1, from 9 to 10 a.m. and the other series on Thursdays, beginning June 3, from 5 to 6 p.m. The cost for each series is $25.

Instructor Laurie Short will offer low-impact dance aerobic sessions on Mondays from 9 to 10 a.m. beginning June 7. Music is from the SSRq30s, SSRq40s and SSRq50s. Bring a mat, a pair of three- to five-pound dumbbells and a water bottle. There’s a $30 charge for the six-week program.

A six-week pilates class will begin Wednesday, June 9, from 6:40 to 7:40 p.m. Bring a mat and water. There’s a $45 fee for the program. Call 298-4134.

* Jean Hughes of Greenport has been named employee of the month for May at San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She has been the breakfast cook for San Simeon, where she begins her day at 5 a.m. and often receives notes from residents on their place mats complimenting her on the meal. For Ms. Hughes, San Simeon is a family affair. Her mother is a nurse’s aide, her son, a dietary aide and her grandmother is a San Simeon resident. Ms. Hughes has worked at San Simeon for 13 years and has been selected employee of the month three times.

* Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Golf Classic at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club on Shelter Island is scheduled for Wednesday, June 9. Lunch gets under way at 11:30 a.m. with tee-off at 1 p.m. The patio grill barbecue will run from 2 to 5 p.m. Cocktails are at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6 and the awards ceremony honoring Dr. Frank Adipietro at 7 p.m. Dr. Adipietro is medical staff president, vice chairman of the hospital’s board of trustees and director of the interventional pain management center. Call 477-5164.

* Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library will host CPR certification training from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2. There’s a $25 registration fee and pre-registration is required. Call 734-5360.

* Mattituck-Laurel Library will host several health-related programs. Audiologist Dr. Barbara Prestano from Peconic ENT will conduct hearing tests today, Thursday, May 28, from 1 to 3 p.m.

The library will host Tai Chi practice sessions for eight weeks with one series on Tuesdays, beginning June 1, from 9 to 10 a.m. and the other series on Thursdays, beginning June 3, from 5 to 6 p.m.. The cost for each series is $25.

Instructor Laurie Short will offer low-impact dance aerobic sessions on Mondays from 9 to 10 a.m. beginning June 7. Music is from the 30s, 40s and 50s. Bring a mat, a pair of three- to five-pound dumbbells and a water bottle. There’s a $30 charge for the the six-week program.

A six-week pilates class will begin Wednesday, June 9, from 6:40 to 7:40 p.m. Bring a mat and water. There’s a $45 fee for the program. Call 298-4134.

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