Hickory – Sharon Smith, a wellness nurse, will talk about health issues facing seniors at the monthly meeting of Newcomers of Catawba Valley.  Smith, RN, MSN, works at Catawba Valley Medical Center’s Health First program.  She teaches CPR and first aid classes.  Her presentation, to be held at 10:30 a.m. on August 9 will also advise participants what to do for a victim until EMTs arrive.

The meeting will be held at Hickory Regional Airport, 3101 9th Ave. Dr. NW and is open to the public.

Newcomers of Catawba Valley is primarily a social organization that enables new and long-time residents of the region to meet, make friends and participate in a variety of activities, including support of area charities and service programs.  The club is made up of men and women and does not limit how long a member may belong.

Monthly general meetings are usually held at the Hickory Regional Airport at 10:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of every month.  Variations in that schedule as well as the calendar of activities and special events are posted on the group’s website.  For more information, visit www.newcomersofcv.com.