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First Tuesday health screenings & vaccinations

ACTIVITIES

Unless otherwise indicated, all activities are held at CHI St. Josepẖs Area Health Services, 600 Pleasant Ave., Park Rapids, MN.

For information on surgical weight-loss support groups, check the Center for Weight Management Support page.


March 2015

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
Mar. 4, 8-11 a.m., River Heights Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
Mar. 5, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
For anyone who has experienced the death of a friend, family member or loved one.
Mar. 5, 2:00-3:30 p.m., South Lobby Conference Room
For more information, please call 218-237-5744.

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - “Diabetes Together;” A1C Champion
Mar. 10, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
Mar. 11, 8-11 a.m., Summerfield Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-732-0730 for an appointment

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Classes are designed for the seventh, eighth, and ninth months of pregnancy.
Mar. 11, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

D1 KIDS CLUB SUPPORT GROUP
For kids 18 and under with type 1 diabetes., their family and friends.
Feb. 12, 6-7 p.m., Lower Level Conference Rooms B and C
For more information, please contact Tia at 218.255.3684 or TiaKocka@CatholicHealth.net

Y WEIGHT? SUPPORT GROUP
For St. Joseph’s surgical weight-loss patients
Mar. 12, 4:30 p.m., Lower Level Conference Rooms B & C
For more information, please call Arlys, 218-616-3377

FREE WEIGHT-LOSS EDUCATION EVENT
Mar. 16, 6-8 p.m., Fargo, ND
To register, contact Theresa, 218-732-2837 or theresa.henderson@essentiahealth.org

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
Mar. 18, 8-11 a.m., Park Villa Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Classes are designed for the seventh, eighth, and ninth months of pregnancy.
Mar. 18, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

Y WEIGHT? GRADUATE SUPPORT GROUP
For St. Joseph’s surgical weight-loss patients at least 1 year post-surgery
Mar. 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lower Level Conference Rooms B & C
For more information, please call Arlys, 218-616-3377

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
Mar. 25, 8-11 a.m., Akeley United Methodist Church
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Classes are designed for the seventh, eighth, and ninth months of pregnancy.
Mar. 25, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

April 2015

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
Apr. 1, 8-11 a.m., River Heights Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
Apr. 2, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
Apr. 8, 8-11 a.m., Summerfield Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-732-0730 for an appointment

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
Apr. 15, 8-11 a.m., Park Villa Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - Cooking Demonstration; UND Student
Apr. 14, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

May 2015

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
May 6, 8-11 a.m., River Height Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
May 6, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
May 7, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - Diabetes Medications; Karen Reisdorf, NovoNordisk
May 12, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
May 13, 8-11 a.m., Summerfield Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-732-0730 for an appointment

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
May 13, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
May 20, 8-11 a.m., Park Villa Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
May 20, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

CHI ST. JOSEPH’S FOUNDATION GOLF CLASSIC
“Gathering on the Greens” benefits Hospice Care, scholarship program, and healing mission enhancements.
May 27, 11 a.m., Blueberry Pines Golf Club, Menahga
Please call 218-616-3383 for more information.

June 2015

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
June 3, 8-11 a.m., River Heights Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
June 4, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

“PASSION FOR FASHION” Style Show
Fashion, brunch, and door prizes Auxiliary fundraiser
June 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Faithbridge Church, Park Rapids
$20; purchase tickets at the hospital gift shop or from an auxiliary volunteer.

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - Diabetes & Depression; Dr. Joel Kirchner
June 9, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
June 10, 8-11 a.m., Summerfield Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-732-0730 for an appointment

PUBLIC FOOT CARE CLINICS
June 17, 8-11 a.m., Park Villa Apartments
Cost is $26. Please bring your own basin and towel.
Call 218-237-5478 for an appointment

July 2015

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
July 2, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - Exercise & Nutrition; Missy Lindow, PTA, Lifestyle Counselor
July 14, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

HOSPICE CARE CHICKEN DINNER
Chicken dinner and brownie sundae dessert bar Hospice Care fundraiser
July 17, 4:30-7 p.m., Park Rapids American Legion Club
$10 adults; $5 kids 4-12; FREE for kids under.

August 2015

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
Aug. 6, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - “Salt, Put the Shaker Down;” Danielle Tretbar, RD, LD
Aug. 11, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

FESTIVAL OF TABLES & SALAD LUNCHEON
Creative dining, delightful hosts, and “Lucky Buck” auction Auxiliary fundraiser
Aug. 14, 11:15 a.m., Riverside United Methodist Church
$25; tickets can be purchased from an auxiliary member

September 2015

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
Sept. 3, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - Weight Management & Diabetes; Leah Walters, RD, LD, CDE
Sept. 8, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Sept. 16, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Sept. 23, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Sept. 30, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

October 2015

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
Oct. 1, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

ANNUAL FOUNDATION BENEFIT GALA
Fabulous evening with gourmet dining, entertainment, games, and silent auction
Oct. 7, 5:30 p.m., Blueberry Pines Golf Club
Exclusive limited seating: Sonja Day, 218-616-3383

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - “Eating Healthy on the GO!;” Jennifer Skoog, RD, LD, CDE
Oct. 13, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

November 2015

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Nov. 4, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
Nov. 5, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - Diabetes & Eye Health; Dr. Murry Westberg
Nov. 10, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Nov. 11, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
Nov. 18, 6-9 p.m., Lower Level Conference Room (follow signs)
To register, call Lisa, 218-616-3345.

HOSPICE CARE LIGHT UP A LIFE TREE LIGHTING & PROGRAM KICK-OFF
Your donation of $25 or more makes a difference to Hospice Care patients and their loved ones.
Nov. 27, 6 p.m., under the Christmas tree, downtown Park Rapids
Call 218-732-4552 for more information.

December 2015

FIRST THURSDAY
Adult Health Screenings & Immunizations for adults 19+ years
Free blood pressure screening, hemoglobin testing ($1), AIC testing ($10 by appointment, call 218-237-5489)
Dec. 3, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 1415 First Street E, Suite 2, (Hwy. 34 east in the RE/MAX building) Park Rapids
Please call 218-237-5478 for more information.

CHRISTMAS SWEETS, TREATS, & TREASURES
One place for all your Christmas baking and shopping Auxiliary fundraiser.
Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Park Rapids

LIVING WITH DIABETES
A diabetes support group - “Healthy Eating Through the Holidays;” Danielle Tretbar, RD, LD
Dec. 8, 9-10 a.m., Lower Level Conference Room A
For more information, please call Tia, 218-255-3684