Free cyber security class July 16

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Hope Cancer

The Wellness Center for Hope at Hope Cancer Resources offers yoga, meditation and fitness classes for cancer patients and their caregivers via Zoom and YouTube.

Their team of counselors and social workers support cancer patients and their families every day with a focus on emotional health, regardless of the circumstances.

A certified tobacco treatment specialist is available to support those who want to quit smoking with nicotine replacement therapy and counseling.

Those in need of medical supplies, liquid nutrition or permanent medical equipment, such as shower chairs or walkers, are requested. Donations of new or gently used items are also accepted.

Information: (479) 361-5847 or hopecancerresources.org.

Writers’ Colony

Dairy Hollow Writers’ Colony offers Jennifer Moore’s “Storytelling Through the Five Senses” workshop. The five senses are part of the common human experience; incorporating them into your writing can be a powerful way for a writer to connect with readers. The workshop is from noon to 1:30 p.m. on July 28 at 515 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. The registration fee is $25, with all proceeds going to the WCDH scholarship fund.

“Storytelling Through the Five Senses” will teach participants how to weave evocative, sensory details into their writing. The instructor will share the science behind why sensory storytelling is uniquely powerful.

Info: writerscolony.org/events.

Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Discovery are partnering for Shark Week and are inviting people to dive in to help save lives by donating blood this July. The Red Cross saw a sharp drop in blood and platelet donations last month, and donors are being asked to make appointments now to prevent blood shortages this summer.

Thanks to Discovery, everyone who comes to donate blood in July will automatically be entered for a chance to win an exclusive Shark Week merchandise package that includes a beach bike, portable smokeless fire pit, paddle board, kayak and a $500 gift card for accessories.

Those who come to donate from July 21-24 will receive an exclusive Shark Week t-shirt from Discovery, while supplies last. Details are available at rcblood.org/sharkweek.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities from July 7 to 31:

• Bella Vista: noon-4 p.m. July 21, First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive; 10am-3pm July 26, New Life Christian Church, 103 Riordan Road

• Bentonville: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 14, McLarty Daniel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 2201 SE Moberly Lane; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 15, Catholic Church of St. Stephens, 1300 NE J St.; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 18, Bentonville Fire and Police, 800 SW A St.; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 26, Bentonville Plaza, 609 SW Eighth St.; 10am-3pm July 29, Bentonville Church of Christ, 708 N. Walton Blvd.

• Centerton: 12:30-5:30 p.m. July 18, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 950 Seba Road

• Rogers: 10 p.m.-2 p.m. July 11, Frisco Station Mall, 100 N. Dixieland Road; noon-5pm July 12, Rogers Christian Church, 2501 West Oak St.; 9am-1pm July 19, Rogers Convention Center, 3201 Pinnacle Hills Parkway; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 19 and noon-4 p.m. July 20, Center for Nonprofit Organizations, 1200 West Walnut; 12:30-5:30 p.m. July 20, Sunnyside Baptist Church, 210 East Locust St.; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 21, Everest Rehabilitation Hospital, 4313 S. Pleasant Crossing Blvd.; noon-5pm July 25, Kellogg, 5111 W JB Hunt Drive, Suite 100

• Jasper: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 22, Jasper High School, 600 School St.

• Farmington: Noon-5pm July 28, Farmington Junior High, 278 West Main St.

• Fayetteville: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 11, Fayetteville Athletic Club, 2920 East Zion Road; 1-5 p.m., July 18, Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St.; 9am-2pm July 21, Medical Arts Pharmacy, 2515 East Huntsville Road; 9am-2pm July 22, Medical Arts Pharmacy, 2515 East Huntsville Road

• Springdale: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 14, Knights of Columbus Hall, 267 N. Barrington Road; 12:30-5:30 p.m. July 15, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Springdale, 6738 Lynch’s Prairie Court; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 31, Catholic Church of St. Rafaela, 1386 S West End St.

Information: redcrossblood.org or call (800-) 733-2767.

Cyber ​​Security Class

A free cybersecurity class on “Understanding the Dangers of Social Media” will be presented by Gregg Robbins from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 16 at Rogers First Presbyterian Church Library, 1901 S. 26th St. in Rogers.

Learn how to protect yourself and your family online. “Understanding the Dangers of Social Media” explores how social media manipulates us, invades our privacy, and who uses that information.

No special technical skills are required; The presentation is for a wide audience and is suitable for high school age and older. An open question-and-answer period follows the presentation.

The instructor, Gregg Robbins, leads the corporate security program for Watco Companies, a $1.3 billion transportation and logistics company headquartered in Pittsburg, Kan., with more than 400 office locations in four countries. In addition to being in charge of the cybersecurity program for Watco, he is a speaker on various cybersecurity topics at local schools and events, as well as national events and conferences.

Class space is limited.

Info: fpcrogers.com.

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