For more information contact: Boonshoft School of Medicine, Judi Engle, Office of Public Relations, (937) 775-2951

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2000

Center for Healthy Communities offers Free Stop-Smoking Programs

DAYTON, OHIO -- The Center for Healthy Communities will offer two series of free stop-smoking classes at the Dr. Charles R. Drew Health Center, 1323 W. Third Street, Dayton, in February in celebration of Heart Health Month.

The Freshstart American Cancer Society's quit smoking programs consist of four one-hour sessions designed to help smokers kick the habit. The sessions are offered from 10:00 a.m.­11:00 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.­7:30 p.m. on February 8, 10, 15, and 17.
Advance registration is requested. Please call the American Cancer Society at 223-8521. For more information contact the Center for Healthy Communities at 775-1118.

The Center for Healthy Communities is a community­academic partnership committed to improving the health and well-being of the community and enhancing health-professions education.