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Provided photo Premier Health’s mobile mammography coach will visit the area from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11, at Miami County Internal Medicine, 2600 Mote Drive, Covington.

Provided photo Premier Health’s mobile mammography coach will visit the area from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11, at Miami County Internal Medicine, 2600 Mote Drive, Covington.


YWCA road trip planned

PIQUA — Join travel escorts Leesa Baker and Beth Royer-DeLong for a trip to The Mazza Museum in Findlay and The Children’s Garden in Lima on Tuesday, May 22. The group will depart at 9 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. All gratuities for lunch and the bus driver are included in the cost. Prices are available for both members and non-members.

The first stop of the day will be at the Mazza Museum in Findlay. The museum is devoted to artwork from children’s literature around the world including paintings, photography, paper-cut, cross stitching and numerous artists’ award-winning graphic techniques.

Lunch will be a bistro selection of foods at the Gillig Winery before enjoying a guided tour of The Children’s Museum in Lima where there are more than 30 mini-themed gardens, maintained by Master Gardeners. The gardens feature art inspired by children at this unique centerpiece in Lima.

A $10 deposit is due with registration, with the balance due on Tuesday, April 10. For more questions or to sign up for the trip, stop at the YWCA at 418 N. Wayne St. or call 773-6626.

Mobile mammography coming

TROY — Premier Health is making it easier for busy women to get their annual mammogram screening with its mobile mammography coach that travels to businesses, public venues and events throughout southwest Ohio.

Equipped with advanced imaging equipment, the coach offers traditional 2D and Genius™ 3D Mammography™ technology to detect breast cancer.

A Miami County visit is planned for April 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Miami County Internal Medicine, 2600 Mote Drive, Covington. To schedule a mobile mammogram for that day or another time/location, call (855) 887-7364.

For more information about mobile mammography and upcoming locations, visit https://bit.ly/2JjsPDA or email MobileMammo@premierhealth.com.

Learn about house plants

PIQUA — Abigail Hunter, manager of Andy’s Garden Center Flower Shop in Troy, will present a program about house plants at the YWCA Piqua on Thursday, April 12, from 6-7 p.m.

“Abigail will share information with class participants on how to choose a healthy house plant, how to identify house plant diseases, how much water or drainage and so much more,” said Beth Royer-DeLong, YWCA program director. “So many people love house plants, but are unsure of which is best for a particular house as well as what to do about insects, light and humidity for example. Many of these questions will be answered in this hour-long class.”

For more information about the class or to register, stop at the YWCA at 418 N. Wayne St. or call 773-6626. The YWCA is handicapped-accessible.

Get crafty with Kathy

BRADFORD — Kathy Weigandt of Kathy’s Krafts will help crafters create Mother’s Day cards at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the Bradford Public Library, 138 E. Main St.

For information about fees and to sign up, call the library at 448-2612.

Kindergarten registration set

CASSTOWN — Kindergarten registration for Miami East Elementary School will take place on Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4.

If you have a child who will be age 5 on or before Aug. 1, 2018, call the elementary school office at 335-5439, Ext. 6001, and schedule an appointment. School secretary Mrs. Mumford will take your child’s information and schedule your appointment.

Provided photo Premier Health’s mobile mammography coach will visit the area from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11, at Miami County Internal Medicine, 2600 Mote Drive, Covington.
https://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2018/04/web1_Mobile-Mammo-Coach.jpgProvided photo Premier Health’s mobile mammography coach will visit the area from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11, at Miami County Internal Medicine, 2600 Mote Drive, Covington.