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Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012

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Matthews

Volunteers honored: From 2 to 3 p.m. Feb.12, the Matthews Library and the Town of Matthews will honor the Matthews branch's 100 volunteers. A special award honoring the "Top Volunteer" of the year will be presented. The event will be at the Matthews Library on Matthews Station Street.

Bible study: Matthews Presbyterian Church will present "Invitation to the New Testament: A Short-Term Disciple Bible Study" on March 1, continuing through April 26. Two class times, 9 a.m. Thursdays or 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; each session lasts 90 minutes. Books available at Cokesbury or order online; read Chapter One before first class. Meetings in Room 206 of the church, 207 W. John St., Matthews. 704-847-4094; jan @matthews presbyterian .org .

Adult day care: Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care, 13001 Idlewild Road, Matthews, is hosting its free annual Adult Day Care Seminar 7-8 p.m. Feb. 28. Dr. Rezi Bolouri of the Alzheimer's Memory Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology will provide current information regarding medication, management and care of individuals affected by Alzheimer's and dementia. Register by calling 704-845-1359 or 704-576-4754.

Ballantyne

Free health seminar: A health and fitness seminar will be at Peace Moravian Church at 4418 Rea Road, presented by Rick St. George, a physical therapist and board-certified orthopedic specialist who has had a private practice in Charlotte for 27 years. The first seminar will be Feb. 13 on back and leg pain, myths, fallacies and truths. The seminar will be from 7-8 p.m. and is free and open to the public; 704-759-9939.

Summer camps

Camps list: The 2012 summer camps list will be published in Community News and Neighbors sections March 4. If you would like your camp included in the print publication, visit www. charlotte observer .com/ living and type your information in the summer camps form. The print deadline is Feb. 17. Details: 704-358-6048 or charrington @charlotte observer .com .

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