DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

May 2, 2012

Health Briefs


Try 'Cooking for Your Health'

DERRY — A "Cooking for Your Health" event sponsored by the Health and Lifestyle Education Institute is set for May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7 Brook Church.

Participants will learn how to eat well and prepare healthy meals.

An instructor will lead the event in a hands-on style. The registration fee is $15. Call for information at 827-3255.

Opportunity for scholarship announced

The Alexander Eastman Foundation announces its Alexander Eastman Foundation Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Up to $30,000 will be available for scholarships to students who live and/or work in the Greater Derry area and are pursuing education in the health-care field.

Students may be full time, part time, or even taking one class or seminar and must currently work in health care. Awards range from $500 to $2,500 per student.

This program is specifically designed for the adult student wanting to improve their knowledge in a specific health-care area, learn new techniques or equipment, or add to their professional qualifications to enhance their careers.

Applications for the Alexander Eastman Foundation Scholarship program must be received by June 18.

Interested employees or students may download the application at atalexandereastman.org. For additional applications or information, contact Betsy McNamara at 219-0699 or bmcnamara@alexandereastman.org.