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Fire fighters responded to a pickup on fire at the Superior Auto Wash off South Main Street in Gallatin Thursday afternoon:
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Active Aging Resource Center

April 26: Blood pressure checks 11-12; May 2: Election Day – polls from 7-2; May 2: Blood pressure checks 11-12.

Area wide elections will be held for our senior center Board of Directors, the NWMO Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors, and the Silver Haired Legislature. Daviess County residents age 60+ are encouraged to

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Active Aging Resource Center

April 26: Blood pressure checks 11-12; May 2: Election Day – polls from 7-2; May 2: Blood pressure checks 11-12.

Area wide elections will be held for our senior center Board of Directors, the NWMO Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors, and the Silver Haired Legislature. Daviess County residents age 60+ are encouraged to

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Library receives breastfeeding worksite grant

Library Director Allison Spidle and Daviess County Health Department Breastfeeding Counselor Jessica Nelson.

The Daviess County Library is the first business in Daviess County to receive the Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite grant. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite grant helps businesses purchase equipment, such as a privacy screen and chair, for breastfeeding mothers to use

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Women’s clinic

Community Action Partnerships of North Central Missouri (Green Hills Community Action Agency) Women’s Health will be having clinic on Friday, May 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.; Wednesday, May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1-5 p.m.; and Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The

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Active Aging Resource Center

April 21: Blood pressure checks 11-12; April 25: Birthday Celebration; April 25: Blood glucose checks 11-12; April 26: Blood pressure checks 11-12; May 2: Election Day – polls from 7-2.

Frost Automotive, Jamesport Baptist Church Mission Partners, and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary provided donations.

Area wide elections will be held for our senior center Board

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Active Aging Resource Center

Calendar of Events

April 14: Closed for Good Friday; April 19: Board meeting 10 a.m.; April 21: Blood pressure checks 11 a.m. to noon.

Menu April 17-21

Monday: hamburger steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fresh fruit; Tuesday: pork roast, sweet potatoes, Sonoma Blend veggies, oranges; Wednesday: beef and noodles, peas, carrots, fruit

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Women’s Health Services helps prevent unplanned pregnancy

For over 40 years, abortion rights and human life have been a political hot button in our nation and beyond. Since 1973 when abortion was legalized in the United States, over 50 million women have chosen that path. It is estimated that 43% of all women will have at least 1 abortion by the time

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Everybody got moving for week-long health fair at Daviess County Health Department

Resource booths were available for the public at the Daviess County Health Department health fair.

The Daviess County Health Department had a fantastic turnout this year for Public Health Week April 3-9, performing 119 labs on Monday, and 117 labs on Tuesday, according to Administrator Cheryl Alexander.

National Public Health Week is celebrated every

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Get pep with PEPPI — free senior adult exercise classes

PEPPI classes will begin on Tuesday, April 25, at 2:30 p.m. at the Daviess County Library, 306 W. Grand, Gallatin. Weekly classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

PEPPI (Peer Exercise Program Promotes Independence) is an exercise program offered by the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging. This program is for

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HMC Foundation’s dinner gala to be held April 27

Bryan Anderson, actor, author and Iraq War veteran will be the featured speaker at the HMC Foundation’s second annual Dinner Gala to be held Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Chillicothe Country Club.

Bryan Anderson, actor, author and Iraq War veteran will be the featured speaker at the HMC Foundation’s second annual Dinner Gala

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Active Aging Resource Center

April 14: Closed for Good Friday; April 19: Board meeting 10 a.m.; April 21: Blood pressure checks 11-12.

Menus April 10-14

Monday: taco salad, Spanish rice, tortilla chips, Mandarin oranges; Tuesday: Swiss steak, baked potatoes, spinach, fruit cobbler; Wednesday: chicken wings, pasta salad, green beans, fruit gelatin, pumpkin bar; Thursday: ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, winter

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CAPNCM provides women’s health services

Many women living in northern Missouri rely on Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri for their health-care needs. Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri Women’s Health Services clinics are open to everyone living near the service area, regardless of age or financial situation. Fees for the confidential services are charged on a sliding

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Meals on Wheels fundraiser collects over $1,400

Gallatin FBLA members and sponsor Barb Holcomb were on hand March 24 to serve hamburgers, chips and cookies to community members who attended the BTC Bank-FBLA fundraiser for Meals on Wheels. Rain moved the fun inside the bank, but BTC employees still braved the weather to get the meat grilled. The fundraiser collected over $1,400

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Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center

Friday Night Potluck starts at 6 p.m. (bring a dish to share) and Friday Night Card Party starts at 6:30 here at the center. Lunch is served from 11:30-12:30 Monday through Friday, excluding Holidays.

Menu April 3-7

Monday: sausage and scrambled eggs, hash brown patty, fruit juice, biscuit & gravy, fruit medley dessert; Tuesday: breaded

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Active Aging Resource Center

March 31: Nominations for Area Wide Elections; April 4: Blood pressure checks 11-12; April 14: Closed for Good Friday; April 19: Board meeting 10 a.m.; April 21: Blood pressure checks 11-12.

Nominations for Area Wide Elections will be held at 11:15 on Friday, March 31, at the Active Aging Resource Center at 109 South Main

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Active Aging Resource Center

March 24: Community luncheon at BTC Bank; March 28: Blood glucose testing 10:30-12; March 31: Nominations for Area Wide Elections.

The Active Aging Resource Center will be participating in the 15th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on its vital

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Women’s clinic

Community Action Partnerships of North Central Missouri (Green Hills Community Action Agency) Women’s Health will be having clinic in April on Wednesday, April 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1-5 p.m.; Friday, April 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1-4 p.m.; and Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 12

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Veterans get service on wheels

Michael W. Focke, readjustment counseling technician, made a brief unannounced stop in Gallatin last Friday with the Mobile Vet Centers (MVCs) of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The mobile vet centers provide readjustment counseling and information resources to veterans across the country.

Like community-based vet centers, mobile vet centers focus on services that help veterans

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Hang your ‘Gone Fishing’ sign and join Access II for summer fun

Access II Independent Living Center is preparing for several summer events.

First up, Rep. J Eggleston will be at Access II at 101 Industrial Parkway in Gallatin at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22. Access II will discuss disability issues and proposed cuts to the state budget with Rep. Eggleson. They will also take him

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Annual Health Fair slated for April 3-4

The Daviess County Health Department will host their Annual Health Fair in celebration of Public Health Week on Monday, April 3, and Tuesday, April 4, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities planned are resource booths, and free labs to Daviess County residents. The labs are by appointment only and are limited. Call 660-663-2414 to

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Ready to get strong and healthy and stay that way?

Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin will be offering the eight-week long exercise class known as Stay Strong, Stay Healthy. Stay Strong, Stay healthy is an evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults. The eight-week program includes 16 exercise classes that meet twice weekly for one hour.

The progressive exercise program is designed to

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Limited amount of shingles vaccine at health department

The Daviess County Health Department has a very limited amount of shingles vaccine for the adult population 60 years of age or older.

Some of this vaccine was supplied by a government grant called Section-317. Eligibility for the shingles vaccines through the Section-317 grant include those who are uninsured and underinsured (insurance will not cover

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Missouri Silver Haired Legislature hosts Advocacy Day at Capitol

On Feb. 28, 2017, 71 Silver Haired Legislature (SHL) delegates from all over Missouri met at the Capitol in Jefferson City, for a regular meeting of the Board of Directors and to personally deliver their message to their respective Legislators. Delegates highlighted the SHL’s past achievements, as well as its current priorities, using the new

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NCMC to host Nursing and Health Sciences Day on Feb. 16 at Trenton

North Central Missouri College will host a Nursing and Health Sciences Day on Feb. 16 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on the main campus in Trenton. This day will be for high school students, current nursing and health sciences students and individuals in the region who are interested in nursing and health science professions.

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Groundbreaking ceremony for CRMC

A groundbreaking ceremony for a ten-chair Renal Dialysis Center will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, at the south end of Cameron Regional Medical Center Campus. The ten-month, 6,660 square foot construction project will also provide CRMC with the building shell for an expanded Infusion Center.

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