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Applications for the Cheryl Malke Memorial Scholarship Award are being accepted through Jan. 31 by the Lupus Alliance of America. Applicants must be diagnosed with lupus or be the child of a person with lupus, with acceptance into professional or graduate school, a minimum of two semesters of college completed and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. For more information and details on other eligibility requirements, call 835-7161.

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A breastfeeding class for expectant and nursing mothers will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Mary C. Dyster Women's Pavilion, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. Call 278-4433 for information and registration.

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Journal of Healing, a support group for individuals affected by self-harm, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Englewood Recovery Center, 66 Englewood Ave. For information, contact 835-1919 or www.restoration-societyinc.org.

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Living with Diabetes, a four-session program of self-management classes, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday in the Mary C. Dyster Community Education Room at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. It will continue Jan. 12, 17 and 19. For required registration, call 278-4102.

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Support groups, and phone numbers to call for information include: grief, for adults coping with the pain of the sudden, traumatic death of a loved one, 6 p.m. today, S-6 Meeting Room, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls, 278-4604 or 433-3780; Gam-Anon, for family and friends of gamblers, 7 p.m. Thursday, Weinberg Campus, 2700 N. Forest Road, Amherst, 254-4941; Reformers Unanimous faith-based addictions program, 7 p.m. Friday, Hedstrom Baptist Church, 55 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, 818-1012; Alcoholics Anonymous First Step, 8 p.m. Friday, auditorium, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Alcoholics Anonymous International Group, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 278-4569.

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