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January 16-31, 2020

* An Indiana Hunter Education Course is slated for Friday, January 24 through Saturday, January 25 at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Classes will run from 6:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. on Friday 24 th and from 8a.m. to 4:00p.m. on Saturday 25 th. Participants must attend both days to complete the course. All Indiana residents are invited to complete this FREE course. All instruction will be by Indiana conservation officers and certified Indiana volunteer hunter education instructors. Certification is required for anyone born after December 31, 1986, who wishes to purchase an Indiana hunting license. The course will cover ethics, safety, laws, survival and safe handling practices for archery, black powder and firearms. Lunch will be provided for participants and attending family members on Saturday for $5/person. To sign up, visit www.passitonindiana.com. There is a 150- student limit for the class and pre-registration is required. This course is being sponsored by the Dubois County Shooting Sports Instructor Council. For questions, call (812)685-2447.Patoka Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2953.htm) is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

* Monroe Lake is hosting a bald eagle driving tour on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Paynetown State Recreation Area.
The self-guided tour will have six outdoor shoreline stops, each staffed by experienced birders who will assist attendees in viewing eagles and other birds through spotting scopes. Tour attendees can get an up-close look at a bald eagle and several other raptors at a bonus indoor tour stop featuring live educational birds from Hardy Lake’s raptor center. Advance registration is $5 for adults ($3 for children) and is available through Jan. 23 by phone at 812-837-9546, or in person at the Monroe Lake office. Walk-up registration is $7 for adults ($4 for children) and will be available from 1 to 3 p.m. in front of the Paynetown Activity Center, cash or check only. Registrants will need to check in at the Paynetown Activity Center on Jan. 26 between 1 and 3 p.m. to pick up their event buttons and tour maps. A warming center will be available for tour attendees from 1 to 4 p.m. with complimentary hot cocoa and tea, cookies, and crafts for kids. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own reusable travel mug to help reduce waste. Please note that access to indoor restrooms will be extremely limited during the tour, as most of these facilities are currently winterized; however, outdoor vault toilets are located at almost all of the stops. The driving tour is presented by Monroe Lake, with assistance from Hardy Lake and Brown County State Park. It is co-sponsored by the Sassafras Audubon Society. For more information, contact Jill Vance, Monroe Lake interpretive naturalist, at 812-837-9967 or jvance@dnr.IN.gov. Paynetown SRA (on.IN.gov/monroelake) is at 4850 S.R. 446, Bloomington. Monroe Lake does not charge an entrance fee for Paynetown SRA during the winter months.

* Medic First Aid ® Refresher with AED (Automated External Defibrillators) is a basic training course in emergency care, designed for use in the business/industrial setting.  This refresher course reviews the primary and secondary essential skills of patient care that students learned in the initial training. These skills allow the graduates to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency. The Medic First Aid ® Refresher with AED class will be offered on Tuesday, January 28 th,  from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper. The cost for the class is $50 and class size is limited.  Pre-registration is required by visiting Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and clicking on “Classes & Events,” or by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399, option 1, or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399. Please bring your current certification card to this course. A Medic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens class can be added to this course to provide participants with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens. Cost for this additional class is $20 per person. To register for this addition, please call 812-996-2399, option 1.

* In emergency situations, the help given by an immediate responder can often make the difference between life and death, even before professional rescuers arrive.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Ambulance Services is offering “Stop The Bleed®”. This informational program focuses on the immediate response to bleeding, recognizing life-threatening bleeding, and appropriate ways to stop the bleeding. The next program is Tuesday, January 28, 2020, from 8:00-9:15 a.m. in the 1 st Level Conference Room at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, 800 West 9 th Street, Jasper, IN.  This class is free, but pre-registration is required by emailing Vicki Stuffle, Director of Trauma Services at Memorial Hospital, at vstuffle@mhhcc.org .

February 1-15, 2020

* Do you know that about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime? Prostate cancer can be a serious disease, but screenings can help in early diagnosis. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Prostate Cancer Screening for men age 50 and over or for those with a high risk for prostate cancer. The screening will take place at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue, Jasper on Monday, February 3 rd, from 6:00 – 8:00 a.m.  Results will be mailed to participants. No appointment or pre-registration is necessary. The cost of the PSA screening is $20. Optional tests include a lipid profile for $15 and a take-home colon cancer detection kit for $8. A 12-hour fast is required for the lipid profile prior to the screening. Payment is required at the time of screening. No Medicare, Medicaid, or insurances are applicable. For more information, call Memorial Hospital’s Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399, option 1.

 

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