, Newburyport, MA


May 10, 2013

Health Beat: Reaching out to help marathon victims


Tonight, Restorative Yoga with Jennifer Freeman; May 17, Vinyasa Yoga Benefit for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer with Paula Wilson; May 24, Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Kristin Sauve; and May 31, Yoga for Everyone with Marie Zappala-Stewart.

Mediation training next week

North Shore Community Mediation Center, a nonprofit organization providing mediation services and training to North Shore communities, courts, families, schools and businesses, is holding a basic mediation training program on Wednesday,. The sessions will be held at Salem State.

Registration is open to residents of Newburyport and is limited to 20 participants. Contact the North Shore Community Mediation Center office at 978-232-1212 for more information about cost and registration or visit the NSCMC website:

Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure registration under way

The American Diabetes Association is challenging riders to be part of the Stop Diabetes movement by participating in the annual Tour de Cure cycling event on May 19 at the Topsfield Fairgrounds.

Cyclists from around the region will gather to participate in one of four routes at the event. Tour de Cure is designed for anyone from the occasional to the experienced cyclist with routes from the 15-mile family ride to 100-mile Gran Fondo, a century ride.

The Tour de Cure raises funds through registration fees and pledges collected by the cyclists. To register, cyclists or volunteers can call the American Diabetes Association at 617-482-4580, ext. 3487, or visit


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