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Try Transit Week: FREE rides offered by OmniRide on all buses to celebrate Virginia’s annual Try Transit Week [#TryTransitWeek #OmniRide #Virginia]

OmniRide will offer FREE rides on all buses on Friday, September 20, 2019 to celebrate Virginia’s annual Try Transit Week – an educational event designed to encourage people to try a bus, commuter rail, ferry or vanpool rather than driving alone.

Try Transit Week is set for September 16-20, 2019 and is sponsored by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT).

If you pledge to try transit at TryTransitWeek.org you are automatically entered for a chance to win a year of FREE transit service from a participating Virginia transit provider as well as a pair of round-trip tickets aboard Virginia’s state-sponsored Amtrak Northeast Regional train.

Other prizes include monthly or weekly passes for transit service in areas throughout Virginia. Pledges will be accepted through September 20, 2019.

“Public transportation is an effective way of mitigating traffic congestion, improving air quality and getting around Virginia. Virginia’s transit services connect the Commonwealth to employment opportunities and make experiences more accessible to the community.”
– Jennifer Mitchell, DRPT Director

OmniRide also is participating in Car Free Days, which this year will extend from September 21-23. Visit the OmniRide table at the Manassas Farmer’s Market on Saturday, September 21, 2019 and learn more about alternatives to driving alone. The Car Free Days promotion is sponsored locally by Commuter Connections. Register to participate and be entered to win prizes at CarFreeMetroDC.org.

For more information about OmniRide’s bus services and carpooling / vanpooling options, contact OmniRide at Omni AT OmniRide.com or 703-730-6664.

Visit TryTransitWeek.org for contest rules and regulations and to take the pledge to participate in Try Transit Week.

OmniRide offers FREE rides during ‘Try Transit Week’:
PotomacLocal.com

FREE Taste of Judaism classes by Temple Emanu-El’s Rabbi Batsheva Appel in Tucson, Arizona [#TasteOfJudaism #TucsonArizona #AllThingsFREE]

The Union for Reform Judaism’s Taste of Judaism classes, taught by Temple Emanu-El’s Rabbi Batsheva Appel, will be offered at the Tucson Jewish Community Center on Sundays, Sept. 8, 15, and 22, 2019 from 2:30-4:30 p.m., and at Temple Emanu-El on Thursdays, Sept. 12, 19, and 26, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.

You will learn about Jewish spirituality, values and community, and enjoy samples of Jewish foods in 3 two-hour classes.

The Taste of Judaism is FREE and open to all — Jewish or not.

Although the classes are free, you need to register.

To register and for more information, contact the Union for Reform Judaism by email at intro AT urj.org or by phone at (646) 793-3196, or call the Temple Emanu-El office at (646) 327-4501.

Classes offer FREE ‘Taste of Judaism’:
Jewish Post

FREE series of National Diabetes Prevention Program classes offered by Mon Health Medical Center’s Diabetes Learning Center in Morgantown, West Virginia [#MonHealthMedicalCenter #MorgantownWestVirginia #AllThingsFREE]

Mon Health Medical Center’s Diabetes Learning Center in Morgantown, West Virginia will offer a FREE series of National Diabetes Prevention Program classes beginning in September 2019.

The program provides education and support to individuals who are high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

You will learn how to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles by eating right, increasing physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight.

“This program provides the education people need to prevent diabetes. It is for people who do not have diabetes, but who have been told they are at high risk for getting it.”
– Andrea McCarty, MS, RD/LD, CDE, diabetes education coordinator at Mon Health Medical Center.

To qualify for the program, you must be at high risk for developing diabetes or have been diagnosed by a physician as someone with prediabetes.

Classes begin Sept. 12, 2019 and pre-registration is required. If you are interested, you may register by calling 304-598-1805.

Mon Health Medical Center to offer FREE diabetes prevention classes:
WV News