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Ridgefield Library Hosts Lyme Awareness and Prevention Programs in May

Ridgefield Library Hosts Lyme Awareness and Prevention Programs in May

Author Talk: 
Lyme Madness with Lori Dennis
Tuesday, May 2 @ 7 PM
Please register
 
Author Lori Dennis will discuss her recently released memoir Lyme Madness: Rescuing My Son Down The Rabbit Hole of Chronic Lyme Disease. Lyme Madness chronicles the author's and adult son's medical odyssey and provides a platform for the many voices of chronic Lyme sufferers, caregivers, and activists, along with the few doctors and politicians all fighting for awareness and support worldwide.
 
Lori Dennis, M.A., is a Registered Psychotherapist in private practice with a focus on depression, anxiety, grief, ADHD, interpersonal conflict, and more. 
 
This program is co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Lilbrary and Lyme Connection and is part of the Noreen L. Papa - Mothers: Live Your Life! series. Copies of Lyme Madness will be available for sale and signing at the event.
 
Protect Your Family from Tick-borne Diseases
with Dr. Neeta Connally and Tessa O'Regan
Saturday, May 6 @ 10 AM
Please register
 
Tick-borne disease prevention expert Dr. Neeta Connally and Master Gardener Tessa O'Regan are teaming up to teach effective strategies for staying safe from ticks while still enjoying the great outdoors. Dr. Connally is an Associate Professor of Biology and oversees the Tickborne Disease Prevention Laboratory at Western Connecticut State University.
 
Tessa O'Regan is a certified Landscape Designer and Master Gardener who has been gardening professionally for the past fifteen years.
 
Whether you're a weekend gardener or avid hiker, pet owner or parent you'll benefit from hearing the latest research on disease prevention along with landscaping tips for reducing ticks in your yard. This program covers the complete "tool box" of prevention options and provides the perfect  opportunity to ask questions. Everyone will leave with a free tweezer!
 
This program is sponsored by the Ridgefield Health Department's BLAST Prevention Program, Lyme Connection, Rotary Club of Ridgefield, Western Connecticut Health Network and the Ridgefield Library.  It is also part of the Library's Noreen L. Papa - Mothers: Live Your Life! series.
 
Ridgefield Library is located at 472 Main Street in Ridgefield.
Author Talk: 
Lyme Madness with Lori Dennis
Tuesday, May 2 @ 7 PM
Please register

Author Lori Dennis will discuss her recently released memoir Lyme Madness: Rescuing My Son Down The Rabbit Hole of Chronic Lyme Disease. Lyme Madness chronicles the author's and adult son's medical odyssey and provides a platform for the many voices of chronic Lyme sufferers, caregivers, and activists, along with the few doctors and politicians all fighting for awareness and support worldwide.
 
Lori Dennis, M.A., is a Registered Psychotherapist in private practice with a focus on depression, anxiety, grief, ADHD, interpersonal conflict, and more. 
 
This program is co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Lilbrary and Lyme Connection and is part of the Noreen L. Papa - Mothers: Live Your Life! series. Copies of Lyme Madness will be available for sale and signing at the event.
 
Protect Your Family from Tick-borne Diseases
with Dr. Neeta Connally and Tessa O'Regan
Saturday, May 6 @ 10 AM
Please register
 
Tick-borne disease prevention expert Dr. Neeta Connally and Master Gardener Tessa O'Regan are teaming up to teach effective strategies for staying safe from ticks while still enjoying the great outdoors. Dr. Connally is an Associate Professor of Biology and oversees the Tickborne Disease Prevention Laboratory at Western Connecticut State University.
 
Tessa O'Regan is a certified Landscape Designer and Master Gardener who has been gardening professionally for the past fifteen years.
 
Whether you're a weekend gardener or avid hiker, pet owner or parent you'll benefit from hearing the latest research on disease prevention along with landscaping tips for reducing ticks in your yard. This program covers the complete "tool box" of prevention options and provides the perfect  opportunity to ask questions. Everyone will leave with a free tweezer!
 
This program is sponsored by the Ridgefield Health Department's BLAST Prevention 

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