Health
Thursday, December 9th. 1999
Fibromyalgia Support Group
The monthly meeting of the Sussex Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m., at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Classroom A.
Guest speaker will be Dr. George Schwobel, clinical pharmacist, who will speak on "Traditional and non-traditional management of fibromyalgia."
Relatives and friends are welcome. For further information, call Chris Bauer at 629-6611.

McDonald House lighting
The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware celebrates "Share A Night" on Thursday, Dec. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Ronald McDonald House. There will be entertainment and light refreshments.
Ronald McDonald will throw on the switch to turn on more than 20,000 holiday lights outlining the house.
Organizations, businesses, classes and schools are invited to contribute $15 or more to the house.
Each $15 represents a night's stay at the house for families with ill or injured children who are being treated at an area hospital.
Lighting was designed, hung, and donated by Delaware's Rich Faucher of Red Lion Road.
The Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" for families of ill or injured children receiving treatment at an area hospital. A supportive and nurturing environment is provided for families during times of emotional and financial stress.
For information on how you or your group, school, class, or business may participate, phone the House at 302-656-HUGS or 888-656-HUGS.

SHARP Center dates
The SHARP Center is an HIV/AIDS resource center available to the community and those affected by HIV/AIDS. The center houses over 400 book titles, 40 videos, pamphlets and brochures, and hosts an internet accessible work station. The SHARP Center also offers client advocacy, educational workshops and outreach, and free HIV testing. The SHARP Center is a not for profit organization supported by donations and the Delaware HIV Consortium. The SHARP Center, is located at 107B South St. in Rehoboth.
HIV Testing in Rehoboth
In addition to the Sussex County AIDS Committee providing free and anonymous testing every Thursday, 4-6 p.m., the SHARP Center will now offer free and anonymous testing by appointment five days a week. The center, uses the OraSure HIV test which is an oral test that requires no blood to be drawn. For more information, contact Jeanne at 644-1094.

Internet Access training
On the second Tuesday of each month there will be an internet training session held at the SHARP Center. Karene Jules-Chester, from the Delaware Academy of Medicine, will offer training from 10 am. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.
The training will cover internet access, focusing on how to search for literature. The next scheduled class is Tuesday, Dec. 14. Please contact Jeanne at (302) 644-1094 to register.

Free Hepatitis Workshop
The SHARP Center will be sponsoring a hepatitis workshop at the Georgetown State Service Center, Public health Conference Room on Dec. 21 at noon.
The presenter Regina Z. Crocker RN, BSN, OCN, from Scherling Oncology/Biotech, will focus on the epidemiology of hepatitis C and the risk factors associated with hepatitis.
She will also be reviewing the different types of hepatitis viruses. Light refreshments will be served. Please register in advance by calling 644-1094.

Send items to: Star, P.O. Box 1000, Seaford, DE 19973, fax to 629-9243 or email morningstarpub@ce.net