|Lifestyle Briefs: 06-07-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 07 June 2013 08:18|
Quilt Frolic is Tuesday
NORTH BALTIMORE - Crossroads Quilters will meet for a "Quilt Frolic" next Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 201 S. Second St.
Quilters will be working on their own projects or the club's outreach projects. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend. Members will be glad to assist beginning quilters. Those attending should bring their own sewing machine, fabric and supplies. An iron, ironing board and cutting board will be supplied. There is no charge. Feel free to bring a sack lunch or order out from local eateries.
Call Harlene Wood at (419) 257-8043.
Lillian Swartz scleroderma run-walk set June 22
TOLEDO - The 2nd Annual Lillian Swartz, Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Run /Walk will take place June 22 at University of Toledo Medical Center at 3000 Arlington.
Registration is from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m., and the walk/run begins at 9. The public is invited for food, fun, a 50/50 raffle, DJ, and a Chinese Auction.
Scleroderma is a chronic, degenerative autoimmune disease that predominately affects women in the prime of their lives, but can strike children and men as well. It is characterized by a hardening of the body's connective tissue due to an overproduction of collagen. This painful, life altering disease can be fatal in its most severe forms.
There are an estimated 300,000 cases in the United States. There is no known cause or cure.
The Scleroderma Foundation Ohio Chapter helps patients and their families cope through mutual support, programs, peer counselors, physician referrals, education and research support.
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