Healthy U. Lunch Series begins

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Healthy U. Lunch Series from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 22 and April 26 at ProCare Fitness Bedford at 125 Willow Grove Drive, Everett.

During lunch sessions, attendees will have the chance to hear from Allegany College of Maryland professor and nutritionist Kathy Thompson about a variety of health topics such as brain and stomach health. ProCare Fitness Bedford owner and personal trainer Blair Leydig will also offer tips and show exercise options for different lifestyles and fitness levels.

ACM nursing students will also offer private and confidential checks of height, weight, blood pressure, heart rate and respiration, enabling participants to track these statistics over the four-month program.

Healthy U. Lunch Series participants will leave the program with informational handouts from each session and personalized nutrition plans and fitness programs.

The cost for chamber members to attend each lunch program is $35 per person or $110 for the entire lunch series with preregistration.

For more information or to register, call 623-2233.

Business After Hours sets

The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona, 2005 Valley View Blvd. The event is part of an ongoing celebration of its recent rebranding initiative.

Cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. Reser­va­tions can be made by calling the chamber at 943-8151 or online at