Veterans Affairs program to offer MOVE! Weight Management classes in Granite Quarry
The following release is from Veterans Affairs:
Members of the Rural Health Integration program team from the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury will provide free MOVE! Weight Management classes at the Granite Quarry Legion Building, 300 Legion Street, Granite Quarry, N.C., every Wednesday, July 23 through Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon.
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