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July 16th - 31st

* Basic Life Support (BLS). Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers an instructor led Basic Life Support (BLS) training class for licensed and certified health care professionals, such as physicians, dentists, nurses, paramedics and EMTs.  This American Heart Association course covers CPR for all ages, 2-man CPR, bag-valve mask ventilation, relief of responsive and unresponsive FBAO (choking), and use of the AED.  Participants must successfully complete a written test and skills evaluation in CPR and AED to receive a course completion (credential) card. The next available class is Wednesday, July 17, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper.  The cost is $65.  Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. For more information, or to register, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399.

* Stop The Bleed. 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 and Trauma 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, July 23, 2024, from 8:00-9:00 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  contacting Donna McCord at 812-996-5715, or Katie Goldman at 812-996-0284 in Trauma Services at Memorial Hospital. 

* Health Screening Available in Jasper. The Jasper Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, is sponsoring a public health screening on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 from 5:45 – 9:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper.  The cost of the screening is $45, and is open to those who live or work in the Jasper area. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and will have the following screenings: height and weight, body mass index, waist circumference, blood pressure, cholesterol (including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides), blood glucose, and a chemistry panel.  A 12-hour fast is required before the screening, however water and prescription medications are allowed. The screening lasts approximately 15 minutes, and pre-registration is required. Optional services available during this screening include take-home colon cancer screening kits and PSA screening (optional for men 50 and older or those with a risk for prostate cancer.)  Colon cancer screening kits are $9, and PSAs are $22 for men choosing this optional test. To register for the health screening, or for more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes and Events.”  Look for Jasper Chamber Health Screening.  You may also register by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399. 

* Memorial Hospital Offering Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group. Stroke care doesn’t end when you leave the hospital. Many stroke survivors and their caregivers experience changes in lifestyles and emotions while adjusting to new daily routines. Please join us at our FREE support group meetings where you can talk openly with others who share similar experiences. The next support group will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the 1 st Level Conference Room at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.  800 W 9 th St. The support group will be held on the 4 th Tuesday monthly. Pre-registration is not required to attend. For more information about the Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group, please call, Brandie Beck, RN, Neuroscience Nurse Coordinator, at 812-996-5912 or Shaylyn Persinger, BSN, RN, Telemedicine Services at 812-996-6364. You can also e-mail questions or comments to strokesupport@mhhcc.org. 

* Bond Chapel Annual Homecoming Picnic will be on July 27th. Enjoy an evening of music, food, and fellowship. Food available for purchase starting at 5 pm. Kirby Stailey will be providing live music from 6 pm - 8 pm. Enjoy visiting with old friends and making new friends. Join us the next day July 28th for Sunday Service at 9:30 am followed by a pitch-in Lunch at noon. If you are looking for a church home, come and visit and check us out on our Facebook page

* The Williams Community Improvement Association will be having a Fish Fry
on July 27, 2024 5:00-8:00 PM at the Williams Community Center located at 546 Hammersley Lane, Williams, IN. Fish, sides, dessert and drink included. Hope to see you there!!

* Special Ed’s Karaoke will be at the French Lick Senior Citizens Center, South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick, Sunday, July 28 th from 1:30-5:00 p.m.  Food and drink will be available. Admission is $5.00.   Bring family and friends and enjoy dancing and karaoke.

* The Orleans Town Crew will collect yard waste, grass clippings, small twigs, garden waste, shrubbery trimmings, which is placed at curb provided they are marked container of sorts that does not weigh more than 50 pounds. Small tree limbs, branches will be collected at curbside if they are reasonably stacked with the base pointing toward the street and only if they have been cut into four-foot lengths and not larger than 3 “ in diameter. Larger tree limbs, tree stumps and tree trunks will NOT be collected by the street employees.  Residents may take those type of items to the town lake area and placed on the brush pile located there by accessing a key at the town office. Limbs and yard debris may be dropped off at the town lake. NO treated or painted lumber allowed. The Town Superintendent will have the final say on what is allowed to be collected. For more information or to schedule a pick-up residents may contact the Orleans Town Offices during regular business hours M-F 812 865 2539; or via email: orleanstownhall@townoforleans.org

* Change the Life You Live: Diabetes Program. Diabetes touches almost every part of your life. It’s a serious, lifelong condition, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your health.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering, “Change the Life you Live: Diabetes.”   These classes offer  the opportunity to achieve optimal health while living with diabetes.   The classes are facilitated by Certified Diabetes Educators who teach participants how to control their diabetes using medication, self-monitoring, nutrition, and physical activity.   A variety of classes are offered beginning with Diabetes Pathways, which is a baseline class for those newly diagnosed with diabetes.  Following the completion of Diabetes Pathways, additional classes are offered for a more personalized curriculum.   Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or friend.  Pre-registration is required.  For more information or to register, call 812-996-0521.

* “Wednesday Weight Checks for Baby”. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s lactation consultants are offering free walk-in, infant weight checks on Wednesdays except the 1st Wednesday of the month from 9-11 a.m.  Weight checks will be held in the First Level Conference Room. Enter the main entrance of the hospital and stop at the information desk. Signs will be posted directing you to the appropriate location (across from outpatient lab). Lactation consults will also be available by appointment if needed. Call 812-996-0383

* Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing every Monday from 1PM-4PM at IU Health, Paoli Hospital, in the Professional Building and the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Safe Haven in West Baden, from 10AM-1PM. No Appt. recquired, more information call 723-7573

August 1st - 15th

* Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering “Safe Sitter”, a class designed to prepare adolescents ages 11-14 to be safe when home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students will gain knowledge and confidence while learning nurturing child care, basic first aid, basic CPR, rescue skills, and personal safety through fun. The next class will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2024 from 9:00-1:30 p.m. at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper. Class size is limited; cost for the class is $55. To register, visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399, option 1 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri August 2nd with music by Ralph Eads Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* 11th Annual Curt Gilstrap Memorial Golf Scramble will be Saturday, August 3rd with a 8:30AM Shotgun Start at Otis Park Golf Course. $50/person • $200/team of 4 with Hole sponsorships for $100/hole and a limit of 28 teams. Sign up by texting: Cain Gilstrap: (812) 653-5367 Or by calling: Otis Park Golf Course: (812) 279-9092. Food & drinks provided • Hole prizes • door prizes • raffle prizes and All proceeds go to the Curt Gilstrap Memorial Scholarship Fund More information https://www.facebook.com/curtgilstrapmemorialfund

* Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED. Be prepared to respond to an emergency by taking the Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED course. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is now offering this class in two evening sessions.  The next class will be held on Monday, August 5th and August 12 th,  from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper. This American Heart Association course provides information on how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives. Skills taught include CPR, AED use, relief of choking in adults and children, and infant CPR and relief of choking.  In order to complete the course and receive a course completion card, participants must pass a written first aid test and successfully complete a skills evaluation in CPT and AED. Pre-registration is required, as class size is limited. Cost is $85 and the class requires pre-payment. For more information or to register, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at (800) 852-7279, ext. 2399. Heartsaver First Aid is also offered.  This class includes only first aid and does not include training on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  To register, please call 812-996-2399 or toll-free at (800) 852-7279, ext. 2399. 

* Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group. Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities.  Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia among senior citizens.  It involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. Memorial Hospital’s sponsors an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group.  Meeting dates are the first Tuesday of every month.  The next meeting is Tuesday, August 6, 2024, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center, located in the lower level of the Medical Arts Building at 721 W. 13 th St. in Jasper. This support group allows caregivers to come together to share knowledge and experiences in caring for loved ones who are affected by these illnesses. For more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events.”  If you would like more information on dementia and being a caregiver, please call 812-996-2862. Pre-registration is not necessary. 

* For Expectant and New Parents: “Baby Behavior” Would you like to better understand your baby’s wants and needs? Expectant parents in the last trimester are invited to attend Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s “Baby Behavior” class held on Wednesday, August 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Using current research on baby behavior, our class instructors will help you better understand your baby. The class will teach parents about things such as infant sleep, feeding cues, engagement and disengagement cues, and crying.  The class will help parents become not only more relaxed but more confident in their new role as parents. It is highly recommended parents take this class before the baby arrives. However, if parents are unable to, this class can be helpful for parents within the first 1-2 months of the baby being born as well. This class is being held in Memorial Hospitals Board Conference Room ABC at 800 9 th St. Jasper. It is free to those who are delivering at Memorial Hospital or $15. The “Baby Behavior” classes are conducted by qualified obstetrical nursing personnel. To enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events”. If you are unable to access online, please call 812-996-0383-2399.  For specific class questions, please call the OB Lactation Services at 812-996-0383.

* Check-In Time”. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers a support group, “Check-In Time” for breastfeeding moms.  This “Check-In Time” program allows new and experienced breastfeeding moms to have open discussion with Certified Lactation Consultants while also including weight checks for baby, mom-to-mom support, and mom and baby transitions at home such as pumping and returning to work as well as adding solids. “Check-In Time” will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2024 from 4:45 – 5:45 pm. in the Board Conference Room ABC at Memorial Hospital, 800 W 9 th Street. Moms are encouraged to bring their baby anytime throughout the hour to get weighed and/or to bring their breast pump to check the pressure. No pre-registration is required.  For more information on this group, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org call the OB
Lactation Service at 812-996-0383.

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri August 9th with music by Stone Canyon Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* Living with COPD. Did you know that 24 million Americans have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?   This disease may restrict air flow, cause trouble breathing and includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. If you or if someone you care for is living with COPD, join us for an educational meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  The next meeting is scheduled for, Tuesday, August 13, 2024, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Mary Potter Meeting Room, located inside the hospital at 800 W 9 th St., Jasper, IN. For more information about “Living with COPD”, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call 812-996-5232 or 812-996-1528.  Pre-registration is not necessary, and there is no cost to attend.

August 16th-31st

* Friday Community Health Screenings. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a “Friday Community Health Screening” on Friday, August 16th from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 W. 12 th Ave., Jasper, IN. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and will have cholesterol (including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides) and blood glucose checked via finger stick.  A 12-hour fast is required; however, you may drink water and take prescribed medications. The cost is $30 and may be paid at the screening.  The screening lasts approximately 15 minutes, and pre-registration is required. To register for the screening, or for more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and scroll to bottom of the page and click on Classes and Events.  You may also register by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399. 

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri August 16th with music by Little Mountain Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri August 23rd with music by Paul Smith Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri August 30th with music by Paul Smith Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* The Orleans Town Crew will collect yard waste, grass clippings, small twigs, garden waste, shrubbery trimmings, which is placed at curb provided they are marked container of sorts that does not weigh more than 50 pounds. Small tree limbs, branches will be collected at curbside if they are reasonably stacked with the base pointing toward the street and only if they have been cut into four-foot lengths and not larger than 3 “ in diameter. Larger tree limbs, tree stumps and tree trunks will NOT be collected by the street employees.  Residents may take those type of items to the town lake area and placed on the brush pile located there by accessing a key at the town office. Limbs and yard debris may be dropped off at the town lake. NO treated or painted lumber allowed. The Town Superintendent will have the final say on what is allowed to be collected. For more information or to schedule a pick-up residents may contact the Orleans Town Offices during regular business hours M-F 812 865 2539; or via email: orleanstownhall@townoforleans.org

* Change the Life You Live: Diabetes Program. Diabetes touches almost every part of your life. It’s a serious, lifelong condition, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your health.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering, “Change the Life you Live: Diabetes.”   These classes offer  the opportunity to achieve optimal health while living with diabetes.   The classes are facilitated by Certified Diabetes Educators who teach participants how to control their diabetes using medication, self-monitoring, nutrition, and physical activity.   A variety of classes are offered beginning with Diabetes Pathways, which is a baseline class for those newly diagnosed with diabetes.  Following the completion of Diabetes Pathways, additional classes are offered for a more personalized curriculum.   Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or friend.  Pre-registration is required.  For more information or to register, call 812-996-0521.

* “Wednesday Weight Checks for Baby”. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s lactation consultants are offering free walk-in, infant weight checks on Wednesdays except the 1st Wednesday of the month from 9-11 a.m.  Weight checks will be held in the First Level Conference Room. Enter the main entrance of the hospital and stop at the information desk. Signs will be posted directing you to the appropriate location (across from outpatient lab). Lactation consults will also be available by appointment if needed. Call 812-996-0383

* Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing every Monday from 1PM-4PM at IU Health, Paoli Hospital, in the Professional Building and the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Safe Haven in West Baden, from 10AM-1PM. No Appt. recquired, more information call 723-7573




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