WEST AKRON — The West Hill Lupus Support Group will meet Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Craft Room at the Northwest Family Recreation Center, 1730 Shatto Ave. The meeting is free and open to the public. For details, call (330) 945-6767.
DOWNTOWN AKRON — Neurologist Dr. Hugh Miller will present “How the Brain Works and Neurological Health” Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at Neurology & Neuroscience Associates, 130 W. Exchange St. Miller will talk about the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves as a complex, integrated, information-processing and control system. To register for this free program, call Sharri at (330) 376-1902, ext. 126. Beverages, appetizers and free parking will be provided.
FAIRLAWN — A Basic Parish Nurse Course will be offered Sept. 23 through Nov. 11 at St. Hilary Church, 645 Moorfield Road. The curriculum is provided by the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, an Ecumenical International Organization with headquarters in St. Louis. The course is sponsored by Visiting Nurse Service of Akron, Akron General Medical Center, Summa Health System and St. Hilary Parish. Visiting Nurse Service will provide 34 continuing education units for nurses attending the class. If interested, call Jeanne Hoffer at (330) 666-2826 or Mary Ann Loftus at (330) 344-1442.