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Sports & Games Savannah Masters Adult Swimming is available at the Chatham County Aquatic Center, 7240 Sallie Mood Dr., next to Lake Mayer. Levels are Beginner, Fitness, Triathlete and Competitive. Times are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:306:45 a.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7:15 p.m. and Saturday from 7-8:30 a.m. For information, call Scott Rabalais at 927-7016 or visit www.savannahmasters.com.

Savannah Shamrocks women’s rugby team Practices are every Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Forsyth Park near the tennis courts. Call 404-449-5875 or send e-mail to savannahrugby@yahoo.com.

Wheelchair Basketball

Support Groups African-American Women Overcoming Depression and Bi-Polar Disease

Al Anon Family Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous If you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol, call 354-0993.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group for caregivers, family members and friends of persons affected by Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia-causing illnesses meets the first Monday and third Tuesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Room 111 of the Skidaway Island Methodist Church, 54 Diamond Causeway. Visit www.savannahalz.org or call 598-9905 or 598-8460.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

The Bulloch County Sexual Assault Task Force has announced a new 24 hour/7 day a week hotline staffed by trained volunteers to aid victims of rape, incest and sexual molestation. The number is 912-531-1771.

CASA Support Group This support group is for parents and extended caregivers whose child or children have been involved with DFCS and/or returned to your custody after being in foster care, or who have been given custody of a family member’s child who has been involved with DFCS and/or has been in foster care. The group will meet the first Thursday of the month from 6-7 p.m. at Youth Futures Family Resource Center at 705 Anderson St. For information, call Madison at CASA at 4478908 or send email to madison@savannahcasa.org.

Cancer support group meets every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon in the board room located on the first floor of St. Joseph’s Hospital. 819-2475.

Celiac Support Group for anyone with celiac disease who is allergic to products containing gluten, their family or friends. For information, call 507-2592.

Citizens With Retarded Citizens Open to families of children or adults with autism, mental retardation, and other developmental disabilities. Meets monthly at 1211 Eisenhower Drive. 355-7633.

Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association meets the fourth Saturday of the month from10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Candler Heart and Lung Building, second floor, Room 2. Call 352-8383 or 927-8332.

Compassionate Friends Support Group offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents. It meets the first Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Candler Heart & Lung Building, Conference Room 2, 5356 Reynolds St. 925-5195.

Depressive/Manic support group Open to persons diagnosed with depression. Meetings are held in classroom B in the Surgery Center Building of Memorial Hospital every Tuesday at 7 p.m. 920-0153 or 927-2064

Diabetes support group

A monthly support group for families of persons suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia is held the second Thursday at 6 p.m. at Ruth Byck Adult Day Care facility, 64 Jasper St. The May 12 meeting will feature nutritionist Wai Yin Mo of Memorial Health. Call ahead to reserve a seat. Call Amanda Christenson, 236-0363.

meets the third Thursday at 6 p.m. at Memorial Health in Conference Room A. Call Robin at 350-3843.

Amputee Support Group

A 12-step group for people with eating disorders. 843-706-2541.

Open to all patients who have had a limb amputated and their families or caregivers. Call 355-7778 or 353-9635.

Bariatric/Gastric Bypass Support Group for past and potential obesity surgery patients and their families. For information, call Cheryl Brown at 350-3644.

Better Breathers support group meets quarterly, March 24, June 16, September 15 and December 15, at noon, Conference Room 2, Candler Heart & Lung Bldg. 5356 Reynolds St. Contact Tina Nelson at 819-7340 or Cindy Balkstra at 819-8032.

Domestic violence community support group SAFE Shelter provides a domestic violence support group every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Building at 325 Bull St. Call Brenda Edwards, 629-8888.

Eating Disorders Anonymous Fibromyalgia support group meets the second Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Conference Room 2, Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St.. 8196743.

First line is an after-hours referral and information line to talk confidentially about birth control, sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy options. A free service from Planned Parenthood, available nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. at 1-800-264-7154. ◗

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A fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics meets Monday at 12:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., Thursday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. at 1501 Eisenhower Dr. and Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Goodwill on Sallie Mood Drive. Call 598-9860 or visit http://all-anonsavannah.freeservers.com.

Bulloch County Rape Crisis Hotline

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meets the third Thursday of the month at the Bull Street Library. For information, call JoAnne Wright at 236-0027.

John J. Dunn, Ph.D., is interested in hearing from people who want to participate in a bipolar support group. Call 692-1230 after 6 p.m.

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BlazeSports Club of Savannah, a program of The Rehabilitative Institute at Memorial Health Medical Center, sponsors wheelchair basketball. Practices are held each Monday. Beginners and intermediate players practice from 6-7 p.m. Advanced players practice from 7-8 p.m. Basketballs and sports wheelchairs are provided. Call 350-7268.

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