Harvest Food & Outreach Center offering stroke, heart attack workshop

VERO BEACH — The Harvest Food & Outreach Center is offering an 8-week workshop at its Vero Beach campus called “Keeping the Pressure Down” starting today at 6:30 p.m.

The series will cover a variety of topics designed to give participants tools to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke and will be held every Tuesday.

It will be facilitated by Deborah Wheaton, RD, LDN who holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Dietetics from the University of Ohio and has worked as a Registered Dietician for over 20 years.

“Keeping the Pressure Down” is a University of Florida Extension education program developed by Linda B. Bobroff, Ph.D., RD, LD/N, Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, with Leigh Fish, M.S., RD, former graduate student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida (UF), Gainesville.

Another workshop is also slated to get started this week. CredAbility will be presenting a credit education workshop entitled, “Why am I a 678?”

The workshop will be held Thursday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. and is designed to educate participants on the ways that their credit score can affect their life and the measures that can be taken to improve their score.

Literacy Services of Indian River County will be offering Low Level English Classes each Monday and Thursday from 1:30-3:30 p.m., starting Nov. 1.

BAJO NIVEL DE CLASES DE INGLÉS. Lunes y Jueves de 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. En Harvest Food & Outreach Center, Debe Registrarse A Más Tardar El 25 De Octubre.

To register, call (772) 778-2223. There is a $25 supply charge for this class.

Harvest Food and Outreach Center is located at 1360 28th Street in Vero Beach.

A full class calendar is available at www.HarvestFoodOutreach.org. For further information, or to enroll, please contact John Porta at (772) 564-9365.

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