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Impact Athletic has teamed up with Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley to promote breast cancer awareness by holding fundraising events at 1150 E. 16th St. in Burley.

• “Party in Pink” Zumba event, 5:30-7 p.m. today; $10 fee.

• “Power of Hope” class, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 30; by donation.

Proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Information:

Bereavement Support

Intermountain Homecare’s Bereavement Education Support Group meeting, 5-6:30 p.m. today, in the Board Room or Evergreen Room at Cassia Regional Medical Center, Burley.

Emotional and grief support for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Open to the community.

Free. Register: Martha Matthews, 677-6581; or Holly Kimber or Marcie Bedke, 678-8844.

Breast Cancer Support

Breast Cancer Support Group, 6:30 p.m. today in the reception area at St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Open to breast cancer survivors (male or female) and their families and friends.

Free; Lana, 933-4053, or Mary, 734-1766.


In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley is offering free mammograms for women who meet the eligibility requirements.

A screening mammogram takes less than 30 minutes. The funds to provide the mammograms are from Cassia Regional’s mammography team’s fundraiser at Cassia County Fair, the Burley Firefighters Local No. 3308 T-shirt and hoodie sale, and a Susan G. Komen grant.

For qualification details or to make an appointment, contact Cassia Regional’s Imaging Department at 677-6515.

Recovery Support

Recovery For Life groups meet today at the Twin Falls Reformed Church, 1631 Grandview Drive N.

Groups include Divorce Care, Grief Share, HOPE 12-step program (substance abuse recovery), Co-Dependency for Men and Women, Parenting Skills and Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace (getting and staying out of debt). Most groups meet at 7 p.m.; meal is available 6-6:45 p.m.

“Special Parents — Special Kids,” a support group for parents of special-needs children, meets the first Monday of each month.

Free child care and shuttle service available. Information: 733-6128.

‘Baby and Me’

St. Luke’s Jerome is offering “Baby and Me” classes, 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at Jerome Public Library, 100 First Ave. E.

This week’s topic: desperate housewife. The session is educational support for parents and babies. A lactation consultant and a baby scale are available each week.

Free; 324-6133.


Caesarean class of St. Luke’s Jerome prepared childbirth series, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the medical center, 709 N. Lincoln St., Jerome. Topics: Caesarean birth and hospital tour.

The class is offered separately, or as part of the childbirth series. Mothers may enroll even if their babies will be born at a different hospital.

Cost is $5 per class or $30 for the series. Register: 324-6133.

Childbirth Refresher

Childbirth refresher course, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topic: Review of childbirth preparation and breathing techniques and a video tour of the Women and Infants Center. Bring a labor support person, if possible.

Cost is $20 and preregistration is required; 814-0407.

Infant Safety, CPR

Infant safety and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

New parents, grandparents and caregivers learn CPR and what to do if a baby chokes.

No registration required; free; 814-0407.

Health Fair

Visions Home Health, Hospice Visions and West End Senior Center are hosting an informational health fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the senior center, 1010 Main St., Buhl.

Free admission. Information: 595-1579 or 543-4577.

Grief Support

Visions of Hope Support Group, 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Hospice Visions building, 1770 Park View Drive, Twin Falls.

Support for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one, with special emphasis for the holiday season.

Free; 735-0121.


St. Luke’s Magic Valley prepared childbirth classes, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, this week through Nov. 29, in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls. No class on Nov. 22.

Topics: wellness of the mother; labor and delivery process with relaxation and breathing techniques; care of the postpartum mother and newborn; breastfeeding and bottle feeding; and a video tour of the Women’s and Infant Center. Bring a labor support person if possible.

Cost is $60, and preregistration is required; 814-0407.

Diabetes Screenings

Magic Valley Diabetes Coalition is offering “Head to Toe” clinics for people with diabetes. Free eye screenings, foot exams, blood pressure checks, hemoglobin a1c tests, dental screenings and nutrition education are available.

Appointments are required and the services provided will vary at each location.

• Twin Falls: 12:30-4:30 p.m. Friday at South Central Public Health District, 1020 Washington St. N.; 737-5988 for an appointment.

• Shoshone: 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 15 at Shoshone Family Medical Center, 113 S. Apple St.; 944-4747.

• Gooding: 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 at North Canyon Medical Center Specialty Clinic, 267 N. Canyon Drive; Sue or Merri Ann at 934-9886.

Clinics are open to people with diabetes who are newly diagnosed, have no insurance, have insurance with a high deductible, or have never received any of the offered services.

Information: Elvia Caldera at South Central Public Health District, 737-5988.

Breast Cancer Awareness

North Canyon Medical Center is promoting breast cancer awareness by holding a ”Party in Pink” Zumba event, 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Gooding Recreation Gym.

Includes a raffle, workout and prizes for best pink outfit.

Cost is $5 at the door. Proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Information: Jamie at North Canyon’s Mammography, 934-4433, ext. 1113.

Health Fair

Seventh annual Magic Valley Health Fair, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at College of Southern Idaho’s Health Sciences and Human Services Building on North College Road in Twin Falls.

Clinical lab work includes lipid panel $10, prostate specific antigen $15, and thyroid stimulating hormone $12; plus $25 flu shots; $55 pneumonia vaccines (certain restrictions apply); $25 adult tetanus vaccines and $30 adult Tdap vaccines. Fast for 12 hours before the blood draw (you can drink water). Bring Medicare or Medicaid card.

The event also includes free screenings (skin cancer, pulmonary function, carotid artery for age 60 and older, glucose, gait and balance, oral cancer, vision and hearing), free blood pressure checks, information on CSI’s Office on Aging senior services, and free educational seminars by area health care providers.

Free admission. Presented by Times-News, St. Luke’s Magic Valley, North Canyon Medical Center, St. Luke’s Jerome, St. Luke’s Elks Rehab and CSI Office on Aging.


Caesarean childbirth class, 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topics: Caesarean deliveries, pain management, non-conforming labors and hospital procedures.

Free. Preregistration required; 814-0407.

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