Beverage server training offered in Farmington


FARMINGTON — Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County is offering training for convenient stores that sell alcohol products in Greater Franklin County.

The training will include recognizing fake identifications, minors and intoxicated persons; alcohol’s effects on the body and the Liquor Liability Act.

The training will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the University of Maine at Farmington in North Dining Hall A. The course is called Responsible Beverage Server Training.

Frank Lyons, a retired law enforcement officer who has served at local, county and state levels for more than 30 years, will be the presenter.

There is a $15 fee per person and participants are required to bring a current picture ID. Each employee who attends will receive a certificate approved by the commissioner of the Maine Department of Public Safety that is valid for five years.

Merchants who would like to have some or all of their employees attend are asked to register early by contacting Christine Bruen at 779-2927 or [email protected]. Space is limited.

This training is sponsored by Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County. The Healthy Community Coalition is a Healthy Maine Partnership and is an affiliate of the Franklin Community Health Network.