As of Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Three new Strong Women exercise groups will launch this fall in the Gorge: Two in Hood River and one in Cascade Locks.
Organizers have planned an informational meeting for Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Unexpected Blessings, 1090 22nd St., Hood River, at 5:15 p.m. It’s an opportunity to learn more about the program; groups are led by trained volunteers, and are free or have a minimal charge.
The program is sponsored by OSU Extension, which now offers 12 such groups throughout the Gorge at varied times. A program has already been established for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Mt. Hood Town Hall at 9:30 a.m., taught by Ann Dow, with a $10 monthly fee. New groups in Hood River and Cascade Locks are scheduled as follows:
• Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Cascade Locks City Hall Gymnasium, 140 SE WaNaPa St., Cascade Locks; contact Martha Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-699-0842
• Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Unexpected Blessings, SDA Church, 1090 22nd St., Hood River; contact Elizabeth Hardy, email@example.com or 509-540-5042; slated to start Sept. 26
• Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. at Wy’east Vista Apartments Community Room, 1808 Eighth St., Hood River; contact Claire Culbertson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-513-2297; slated to start Oct. 4
For more about the programs, contact Lauren Kraemer at OSU Extension, Hood River, 541-386-3343 ext. 38258.