The Associated Press South Carolina daybook for Monday, Sept. 9

Sept. 9 – 10. LIFESTYLE MEDICINE THINK TANK — The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine at Harvard Medical School s Joslin Diabetes Center host two-day Lifestyle Medicine Think Tank. The goal is to encourage making exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle choices a central theme in medical school curriculum and patient interactions.

Location: Greenville Health System s Health Science Education Building, Greenville

Contact: Jeff Stensland (USC), 803-777-3686

Sept. 9. 10 a.m. SOUTH CAROLINA FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS COLLABORATIVE MEDIA EVENT — The South Carolina Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Collaborative sponsors a ringing of bells on the north steps of the State House. The ringing of a bell nine times on the ninth day of the ninth month serves as a reminder of the nine months during pregnancy when a woman should not consume any alcohol.

Location: North Steps, South Carolina State House, Columbia

Contacts: Jimmy Mount, 803-896-5562

Sept. 9. 2 p.m. SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION RECOGNITION CEREMONY — A ceremony to recognize the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division as a fully accredited agency will be held by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. Principal speakers include Louis M. Dekmar, president and chair of the CALEA Board of Commissioners, and Mark Keel, chief of SLED.

Location: SLED headquarters, 4400 Broad River Road, Columbia

Contacts: Thom Berry, 803-896-7136

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