Health and Fitness File, Feb. 8

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Health Care Network Inc.

Free Flu Shots for Uninsured: Health Care Network Inc., 904 State St., will identify uninsured Racine County residents and provide them with a free flu shot voucher which will be good until April 15. These vouchers will be redeemable at any Walgreens location that offers flu shots. For more information, call Health Care Network Inc. at (262) 632-2400.

Taoist Tai Chi Society of the United States

Tai Chi Beginner Classes: Beginner classes last four months, during which students learn the Taoist Tai Chi set, which incorporates stretching and turning within a sequence of movements that improve the health of body, mind and spirit. Diligent practice can reduce tension, improve circulation and balance and increase strength and flexibility. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Prospective students can attend their first class at no obligation. Monthly fees: $40 adults, $25 seniors. DeKoven Center, assembly hall, 600 21st St. (enter on Wisconsin Avenue side of property). Call (262) 902-0725.

Jane Cremer Foundation

Cancer education: The foundation's annual awareness program for African-American women will feature Dr. David Knight, medical oncologist/hematologist with United Hospital System. Nursing students will provide free blood pressure screenings and physical therapy assistant students will give free chair massages to guests. Culinary arts students will also demonstrate how to prepare healthy recipes. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Free, registration required, call (262) 605-6761 or visit the website, janecremerfoundation.org. Gateway Technical College, Madrigrano Auditorium, 3320 30th Ave., Kenosha.

Fitness File is published every Wednesday and includes notices of nonprofit fitness and health-related programs. The deadline to submit an announcement is seven days before the desired publication date. Mail information to Fitness File, c/o Diane Collins, 212 Fourth St., Racine, WI 53403; fax to (262) 631-1780; or submit it to the online calendar at http://www.journaltimes.com/calendar and use the "Health-and-fitness" category.

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