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Published 9:23am Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Zumba for heart event Feb. 8

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Tara Romano, a globally renowned Zumba choreographer from New Jersey, will lead the Zumba for Heart class along with Team Karle on Feb. 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Christ Temple Church Gymnasium (behind the church) at 2400 Johnstown Road in Huntington.

The event is sponsored by St. Mary’s Medical Center. The proceeds will benefit the Go Red For Women fund of the American Heart Association. Cost is $15 in advance ($20 at the door) for the general area, or $25 for VIP front area.

The event is open to the public and tickets may be purchased from Toni Karle at (304) 208-4525, at the St. Mary’s Wellness Center from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, or charge online on Facebook at Zumba For Heart Huntington.

This special Zumba event is held annually to raise awareness of women and heart disease-the number one killer of women in the United States.

The Zumba for Heart benefits the American Heart Association.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a heart healthy cooking demonstration by St Mary’s Medical Center Chef Jamison Ugland and Toni Karle of Ciao Bella Cooking.

The Zumba class begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a heart healthy living discussion from 8 to 8:30 p.m. led by Tara Romano.

There will be refreshments and some great prizes too.

For more information, contact Toni Karle 304-208-4525, email , or call St. Mary’s Medical Center at (304) 399-7444 .


Girls’ Night Out to feature ‘Hope Springs’

ASHLAND, Ky. — Boyd County Public Library will host its monthly Girls’ Night Out program on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

“Hope Springs” will be shown at the Main Branch, located at 1740 Central Ave., starting at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $2, or bring a food item to share.

All money collected will be used to purchase pizza and other refreshments.

Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones star in this 2012 movie as a couple who, after 30 years of marriage, attend an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. It is rated PG-13.

Girls’ Night Out is held on the last Wednesday of each month. Men are welcome, but the program typically involves movies of a nature that are not appropriate for children. The February feature is “The Words.”

Reasonable accommodation for people with special needs should be requested at least 48 hours prior to the program. Call (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140, for more information.

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