Free cardiac screening
LEWISTON — “Know Your Rhythm: Screening for Irregular Heartbeat,” a free cardiac screening, will be hosted by the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19.
The screening will include a cardiac rhythm test performed by a cardiovascular technician. A copy of the results will be provided to each participant’s primary care physician.
The test is recommended for anyone over the age of 65 who has not previously been diagnosed with an irregular heart rate and has not had electrocardiogram in the last year. No preparation is required, but easy access to both arms and lower legs expedites the procedure.
Those interested in participating should call 795-8200 to schedule an appointment.
Also during HeartMonth in February, free blood pressure screenings will be offered on Feb. 13, 20 and 27 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the CMMC’s Health and Fitness Center, 12 High Street medical office building, lower level. Appointments are not necessary.
Danville Grange meeting Feb. 14
AUBURN — Danville Junction Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the hall. The program will be presented by William Hatch, chairman of the agriculture committee.
Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. Members are reminded to bring baby pictures for the bulletin board. All members and guests are welcome.
Eastern Star meeting Feb. 14
AUBURN — Pine Cone Chapter 26 Order of the Eastern Star will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St.
Members will be honoring Star Points. The Grand Star Points will be attending and will be putting on a little program.
There will be a potluck supper before the meeting starting at 6. All Eastern Star Members are welcome to join.
Cribbage league winners named
LEWISTON — The Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League winners at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Feb. 7 were: first, Cindy Boyd and Arnie Burgess; second, Pauline Quimby and Sonny Beaudoin; third, Val Asselin and Ron Hynes; fourth, Andrea Metayer and Linda Williams; fifth, Richard Champagne and Ronnie Gould.
Next game will be played at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. For further information, call Roger Labbe at 212-9253.
LHS Class of 1978 reunion
LEWISTON — Details are being finalized for the 35th reunion of Lewiston High School Class of 1978 to be held Aug. 17 in Lewiston.
Invitations will be distributed in late spring.
For more information, contact Roadrain Corbin Sagner at 782-3829 or check Facebook page events under Roadrain Sagner.
BLAST babysitter course
LEWISTON — Tri-County Emergency Medical Services will offer the American Academy of Pediatrics Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training Course on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
This course is designed for people ages 13 and older, their parents and parents looking to hire a babysitter. The BLAST course prepares individuals to babysit safely and competently, select safe and suitable games and activities for children under their supervision, prevent accidents and perform first aid. American Heart Association CPR/AED certification also included.
The course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TCEMS on the ground floor of Central Maine Medical Center’s Wilson Building on Hammond Street. Participants are urged to bring lunch.
The cost is $55. For more information, call TCEMS at 795-2880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.