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TWO ITEMS: Try on a New Attitude About Weight at PCC Course
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND, Ore. – Don’t change your size – change your attitude. Portland Community College will show you how to love this skin you’re in with an upcoming non-credit course. Living Large in a Thin World, taught by Lyn Buck, offers discussion, information and support to change your life and love yourself. If you have ever skipped an event or been afraid to do something because of your size, then this class is for you. The class will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 7 through Jan. 21, in the Pine Room of the CC Building at PCC’s Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave. Cost is $50. For more information, contact PCC Community Education at 503-731-6692.###Cancer Prevention, Treatment Focus of PCC Class in JanuaryPORTLAND, Ore. – Most everyone in today’s world knows someone or has personally experienced the devastating effects of cancer. Portland Community College will present a look at cancer and how to beat it with an upcoming non-credit course this winter. Understanding Cancer will give students information about how cancer is caused, how to prevent it, common cancers and their treatments and how to improve your chances of staying healthy. Instructor John Volpe will offer the latest medical thinking and research in a supportive, interactive environment. The class will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 11 through Feb. 15, in Room 323 of the HT Building at PCC’s Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave. Cost is $21. For more information, contact PCC Community Education at 503-731-6692.