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COPDers Rejoice! Harrison Medical Center Does It

World COPD Awareness Day, Wednesday, 17 November 2010 celebrates with a free public program for patients, caregivers and the most welcome interested public — the following press release from Harrison Medical Center’s own Darcy,  Communications Director cannot be repeated too much.  Please allow me to include it here also.

The celebration again brings the American Lung Association collaboration to our area to educate.  To celebrate a return of that old warm and fuzzy feeling I had for the American Lung Association of Washington I’ll include a few photos I took on that memorable day in 1995 of the Seattle chapter’s first and largest COPD public gathering in Washington state.  The memorable event brought a carload or more Kitsap County COPDers to the Seattle event.  I look forward to seeing them here on the 17th.


November 10, 2010
Better Breathers launches newly reorganized program Nov. 17
Harrison Medical Center has revamped and expanded its Better Breathers support
group to encompass community members and their caregivers who live with chronic
respiratory disease and lung disease. Better Breathers is designed to provide support,
education, networking, and tools to improve the daily lives of those living with these
health conditions.
The reorganized Better Breathers program, based on American Lung Association
guidelines, will launch its new format on Nov. 17—World COPD Day. The featured
speaker will be Benjamin Sy, MD, a local physician who specializes in internal medicine,
critical care, and pulmonary diseases.
Better Breathers
• Third Wednesday of every month beginning Nov. 17
• 1:30 to 3 pm
• Harrison Silverdale, Rose Room
• 1800 NW Myhre Road, Silverdale
• 360-744-6685

If anyone needs a ride to this event, call me.

More later…. Sharon O’Hara

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