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July 1, 2013

Raft Race gets city Fourth of July celebration started

Area Briefs

WASHINGTON — A crowd was on hand for the second annual homemade raft race as Fourth of July festivities began Sunday at Eastside Park in Washington. Tonight, carnival rides start at 5 p.m. and “The Hiding” will be on the bandstand at 7 p.m.

Club meeting moved

The Washington Conservation Club meeting has been moved to July 11.

New water

exercise class at Y

The Daviess Community Hospital and the YMCA have teamed up to provide the community with a new water exercise class for those who suffer from arthritis.

The class is taught by hospital therapist Mickey Deitz on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. starting in July. Deitz has received special arthritis aquatic training from the Arthritis Foundation. There will be a free class on Tuesday.

This is a low impact water exercise program for individuals with arthritis or other physical impairments. Water buoyancy and resistance exercises are designed to help increase joint mobility and muscle strength as well as provide exercise and relieve discomfort.

The Y also has Silver Sneakers and Aqua Combo classes. Registration is taking place this week at the Y. For more information, call 254-4481.

Immunization clinic Wednesday

The Daviess County Health Department will sponsor immunization clinics for children under the age of 19 years from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dr. Holsopple’s office; from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 16 at Eastside Park Community Building; from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 19 at Country Health Clinic, Cannelburg Road; and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 30 at Odon Community Building. An immunization record is required. There is an $8 administration fee for each injection. Children under 18 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult. You may also call 254-8666 to schedule your child for an appointment for immunizations.

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