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LHC’s Leading in Crisis: High Altitude Performance During Challenging Times

02/05/2021 to 03/05/2021

Virtual Event, Columbia, MD 21044

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, will introduce a new thought leadership speaker series. The first event in the series will be “Leading in Crisis: High Altitude Performance During Challenging Times.” The event will feature speaker Chris Warner, a leadership educator, entrepreneur, mountain climber and guide who uses his experiences to inspire and build teams. Warner will share tales of heroism, partnership, narcissism, cowardice and his experiences climbing K2, the second-highest mountain in the world. Warner has led over 230 mountaineering expeditions, summiting mountains including Everest and Kilimanjaro. In addition, Warner was the founder and CEO of Earth Treks, the first national chain of indoor climbing gyms, which he sold in 2017. He has taught leadership to thousands of groups, including Google, covert and special ops teams, NFL and NHL teams and at The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. He is also co-author of the bestseller “High Altitude Leadership.” Sponsored by Wagener Lee Wealth Advisors, the virtual event costs $35 for Leadership Howard County members and $45 for nonmembers. To learn more and register, visit bit.ly/LHCLeadinginCrisis.

Living Well with Chronic Disease Toolkit in Spanish

02/06/2021 to 02/06/2021

Online, Columbia, MD 21044

Saturdays from Jan. 30 to Mar. 6 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Howard County General Hospital will present Living Well with Chronic Disease Toolkit in Spanish this winter. The six-week virtual workshop supports those living with or at risk for chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, arthritis, lung disease or other long-lasting health concerns. Participants will learn techniques to cope with feelings of frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, develop skills to communicate more effectively about their health and learn exercises and healthy eating habits to maintain and improve well-being. Caregivers are welcome to register. The workshops will be presented in Spanish only. To register or learn more, visit www.hcgh.org/events or contact Lucy Reyna at 240-459-8074 or reynalucia10@gmail.com.

Living Well with Chronic Disease Toolkit in Spanish

02/06/2021 to 02/06/2021

Online, Columbia, MD 21044

Saturdays from Feb. 6 to March 13 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Howard County General Hospital will present Living Well with Chronic Disease Toolkit in Spanish this winter. The six-week virtual workshop supports those living with or at risk for chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, arthritis, lung disease or other long-lasting health concerns. Participants will learn techniques to cope with feelings of frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, develop skills to communicate more effectively about their health and learn exercises and healthy eating habits to maintain and improve well-being. Caregivers are welcome to register. The workshops will be presented in Spanish only. To register or learn more, visit www.hcgh.org/events or contact Lucy Reyna at 240-459-8074 or reynalucia10@gmail.com.

Know My Name: Self-care & the Healing Journey for Black Women

02/06/2021 to 03/27/2021

Online event hosted by HopeWorks of Howard County, Columbia, MD 21046

Survivors of sexual, family, and intimate partner violence, who are out of crisis, are invited to participate in an interactive series of workshops designed to address the particular stress experienced at the intersection of being a trauma survivor and a Black woman. Each small group session will feature the use of expressive arts techniques to explore topics related to identity, community, life balance, and the emotions that influence our sense of wellbeing. Some sessions will also include guest presenters from holistic healing practices. No art or writing experience is needed. This is an 8-session virtual workshop series. Must attend all sessions! For more information and to register visit: https://know-my-name.eventbrite.com

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

02/09/2021 to 02/09/2021

Online event hosted by HopeWorks of Howard County, Columbia, MD 21046

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors. Please note that you will be able to participate while seated or on a mat. This is a free program, but pre-registration is required! To register, please visit https://yoga-for-survivors.eventbrite.com

Suicide Loss Survivors Group

02/11/2021 to 02/11/2021

online, Baltimore, MD 000000

This free support group is for those who have experienced the death of a loved one by suicide.
 Meets the 2nd Thursday of Each Month via Zoom
. For more info and to register, go to: jcsbalt.org/events/suicide-loss
or contact Donna Kane, JCS Grief Counselor at: dkane@jcsbaltimore.org or 410-843-7394
. Support for this program provided by the Mitchell David Endowment Fund. Co-sponsored by: Jewish Community Services, Sol Levinson and Bros., Inc. and The Associated.