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Weekly and Monthly Event

Care-n-Share pick-up meals
The Care-N-Share free weekly pick-up meal program is scheduled to continue through spring 2022 at which time the Board will again review opening to in-house meals. The need for additional volunteers to package the free pick-up meals is an ongoing need.

Call 952-240-7936 to reserve your free meals for pick-up between 1:00 & 2:30 PM at Emily Wesleyan Church on Wednesday. Your name can also be added to a distribution list for routinely receiving free meals every Wednesday.


Free Online Mental Health Peer Support Groups for Individuals and Families
NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) sponsors a variety of online peer support groups for adults and young adults living with a mental illness, their families, friends, spouses/partners, as well as parents of children and teens. Led by trained peer facilitators the support groups help individuals and families learn coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. When joining an online group, please add only your first name. Also, the groups are specifically for those individuals suggested by the group’s title. For example, Family Support Group is only for family members and NAMI Connection is only for those who live with a mental illness and are over 18 years old, etc. Find a complete listing of group meetings and how to join in by going to namimn.org and clicking on “Support Groups” or go straight to https://namimn.org/support/namiminnesota-support-groups/.

Cuyuna Iron Range Riders
We are a family style ATV club located in the Crosby /Ironton area. We are dedicated to responsible riding for all ages, youth safety training and trail ambassadorship. We plan activities centered around riding in Minnesota’s great outdoors.

The Cuyuna Iron Range Riders club has been activity in the Cuyuna Range community since 2004. We volunteer our time to host youth safety training and trail ambassadorship. We are actively pursuing grant in aid trails in Crow Wing County. The club offers memberships to anyone interested in trail riding and exploring nature. For more information, go online to www.cuyunaironrangeriders.com or contact  club President Russ Heittola at 825-0441 or email heittola@brainerd.net and visit us on Facebook.

Crosslake Food Shelf
The Crosslake Food Shelf is open the first and third Fridays of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. It is located at 34212 County Highway 3 in Crosslake, MN. If you have any questions or need emergency assistance, you may call:
Doris Mezzenga 218-692-1004
Fred Walch 218-270-0646
Nancy Rudberg 218-692-2309

Monetary donations may be mailed to P.O. Box 253, Crosslake, MN 56442

Outing Volunteer Library
The Outing Volunteer Library hours are:
Monday from 10-12
Wednesday from 1-4
Saturday from 10-1

The Outing Volunteer Library is located at:
6300 Woods Bay Dr NE,
Outing, MN 56662

Emily Public Library
The City of Emily Public Library in Emily City Hall is now open. Hours are Mon-Wed 8 -4:00, Thur & Fri 8-11:30.

The option to request materials remains for in-house pickup. To request items or for more info log on the city website at www.cityofemily.com and select the library tab.


Emily Food Shelf
The Emily Food Shelf located at 20948 County Road 1 in Emily is open the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:30 to 6:30pm and the following Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:00am.
 
Call the Emily Food Shelf at 218- 763-3663 for further information and emergency assistance.
 
Financial contributions s/b sent to our mailing address: PO BOX 93, EMILY MN 56447
 
We sincerely thank all of you who continue to support the food shelf and the local communities we serve: Emily, Fifty Lakes, Outing, Fairfield, Little Pine, Ross Lake, Perry Lake.

Lakes Area Food Shelf Now Open an Additional Day Wed. from 3-6 p.m.
Lakes Area Food Shelf is a community food shelf, open to any person from anywhere. To better serve our friends and neighbors, we are now open every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m., as of January 5. These new hours are in addition to our regular hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to Noon.

We have an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, eggs and butter, a wide assortment of meats, bread, canned goods, baking supplies, and toiletries.

Our core values include:
• All are welcome at Lakes Area Food Shelf.
• We will help any person, from anywhere, needing food.
• We value all who use our services as friends, neighbors, and members of our community.
• We will serve all with compassion, dignity, and respect.
• We will do all we can to help friends and neighbors address barriers that prevent them from receiving food assistance through Lakes Area Food Shelf.

Physical address: 28316 Patriot Ave., Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

Mailing address: PO Box 724, Nisswa, MN 56468

Phone number: 218-568-8474

Email address: lafs1@tds.net

Web Site/Facebook: lakesareafoodshelf.org

Laker Lions News
Mobility Equipment available for use
The Emily, Outing, 50 Lakes Lions has mobility equipment for you to use. These articles include: Wheel Chairs, Walkers, Crutches, etc. Please contact Larry @ 218-763-5022 or Kathy @ 218-821-4668. Please call us—We are here to serve our communities.


Lakers Lions accepting recycled item donations
The Emily, Outing, 50 Lakes Lions are collecting used eye glasses to be recycled for foreign mission projects, used hearing aids to be recycled for our Hearing Foundation Projects, used cell phones to go to battered woman’s shelters, and used ink cartridges to be recycled for Pediatric cancer patients. If you have any of these items you would like to donate to the cause, please deposit these items in our donation boxes at these locations: Outing—Village Inn and Outing Station. Emily—Pine River State Bank, Ace Hardware, Kut & Kurl, Granny’s Bar and Grill, and the Emily Wesleyan Church

We and you Serve!!

Donate your used eyeglasses
Crosslake Ideal Lions are collecting used eyeglasses to donate to the visually impaired. Drop off sites are located at Crosslake Drug, Crosslake Community Center, Black Ridge Bank, First National Bank, Crosslake Clinic, Reeds,and Crosslake Lutheran Church.

Pine River-Backus Free Community Meals
The Free Weekly Community Meals initiative in the Pine River and Backus communities began on April 22, 2019. The overarching goal is to connect families with weekly access to restaurant quality food, prepared by area Chefs, and be a catalyst to continue building the solid network of support within our community.

Free Weekly CommUnity Meals are provided every Monday, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at the Riverside Church, located at 310 Norway Ave, in Pine River, and every Tuesday, 5:00-6:00 pm, at the Pine Mountaineer Senior Citizens Club, located at 131 Front Street North, in Backus.

These healthy meals are Chef prepared and open to the public. If you are interested in providing a monetary donation to support the CommUnity Meals they may either be mailed to: CommUnity Meals, P.O. Box 1, Pine River, MN or dropped off in person at the Pine River-Backus Family Center, located at 245 Barclay Avenue, Pine River. Your support and financial contributions to this valuable community resource are both respected and deeply appreciated.

Weekly Crosslake AA Meetings
There are three AA meetings in Crosslake held on different nights and in different locations. Those with a desire to stop drinking are invited to attend one or more of these meetings. They are all nondenominational and held as follows:

Monday Nights from 7-8 p.m. at the Crosslake Lutheran Church; 35960 County Road 66, Crosslake

Tuesday Nights from 7-8 p.m. at the Log Church; 37218 County Road 66, Crosslake

Thursday Nights from 7-8 p.m. at the Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, 35208 Co. Rd 37, south of Crosslake.

Crosslake Ideal Lions Seek Donations

One of the missions of Lions, worldwide, is in the collection of eyeglasses and hearing aids. If you have any glasses you no longer use, please drop them off at one of our sites where we have collection boxes. The locations are as follows: Crosslake Drug Store, Crosslake Clinic, Crosslake Community Center, Blackridge Bank, First National Bank, and Crosslake Lutheran Church. Your help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Outing Bone Builders

Bone Builders, the strengthening program for men and women to help prevent osteoporosis and rebuild bone density for vaccinated seniors. The hour-long classes, held every Tue & Thurs at the Crooked Lake Town Hall in Outing begin promptly at 9 am. There is no charge to participate. Hand and leg weights are provided in class or bring your own. New to the program? Contact Jack Schuller 218-792-5256 to learn more and find out how to get started. The program is sponsored by the Outing Seniors, serving Outing, Emily, and Fifty Lakes.

Exercise opportunities at City of Emily Gym
Mon & Wed 9-10am: Exercise program to vintage music on CD. Keep it low impact, just walk, or kick up your heels. Chairs provided. This popular program is in its eighth year at the gym.

Mon 10-noon, and Fri 9- 11:00am: Ladies Beginner Pickleball. Paddles provided or bring your own. Come to play,  learn, watch, or stop by during sessions to get more information.

Wed 10-11am: Beginner Line Dance to variety of music. [This class starts Feb 16th]. This is a fun way to exercise, improve balance, and sharpen your mind. Absolutely no experience needed. Dance moves are senior friendly. No hats or boots needed, so come as you are.

There is no charge for any of the above posted events, and walkers may use the gym during any non-scheduled time slots. Remember to bring dry shoes-- required in the gym.

Makers’ Place of Emily
All are welcome to learn, create and collaborate at the Makers’ Place of Emily located at the Emily City Building.

Open Studio on Thursdays from 6-9 PM. Afternoon times can be scheduled if there is interest.

For questions or interest contact: makersplaceofemily@gmail.com

First Thursdays: Explore Crosslake Business Meeting
Join us for the monthly Explore Crosslake Business meeting of business owners, managers and key staff. Meet and network with others, learn more about events, activities and organizations in Crosslake, and share information about your business!

The event is Chamber facilitated, and all businesses are invited to attend regardless of Chamber membership. Always the first Thursday monthly beginning at 7:45 for coffee and networking, and the meeting runs from 8 - 9:15 a.m.

Businesses are encouraged to pick a month to host and can plan for 15-25 attendees monthly. Call Cindy at the Chamber if you'd like to host this meeting and highlight your business!


Individual Sought for CRMC Advisory Council
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby is seeking a diverse group of area interested individuals to join its Patient and Family Advisory Council to provide staff with constructive advice to improve the experience of its patients and guests.

CRMC is committed to partnering with patients and families to assist with creating a patient-centered approach to the care delivered every day. The organization recognizes that to best serve the patients and families in the community, it is important for CRMC to include patients and families in decision making.

Those who are interested may contact Director of Care Management KariLee Pietz for details at 218-545-5361 or Karilee.Pietz@cuyunamed.org.

USDA Accepting Applications to Help Low-Income Individuals and Families Buy or Repair Homes
USDA Rural Development is accepting applications for very low- and low-income individuals and families seeking to purchase or repair a home in a rural area.

The Direct Home Loan program offers financing to qualified verylow and low-income applicants that are unable to qualify for traditional financing. No down payment is required, and the interest rate could be as low as one percent with a subsidy. Applicants must meet income and credit guidelines and demonstrate repayment ability. The program is available in rural communities of generally 35,000 people or less.

The maximum loan amount is $40,000 at a one percent interest rate, repayable for a 20-year term and can be used to improve or modernize homes and do essential repairs. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to homeowners 62 and older and must be used to remove health or safety hazards, such as fixing a leaking roof, installing indoor plumbing, or replacing a furnace.

Contact a USDA Rural Development Housing Specialist in your area today, to see if you qualify.

USDA Rural Development loans and grants provide assistance that supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community services such as schools, public safety and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural areas. For more information, visit www.rd.usda.gov/mn.

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May Events

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – You are Not Alone
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) along with dozens of other organizations are involved in community education about mental illnesses, including creating awareness that effective treatments are available and that people can and do recover.

NAMI will offer free online events all month including classes, panels and author talks covering topics such as Bipolar Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Suicide Prevention, Mental Health During COVID, In Our Own Voice Speakers on Recovery, Black Men and Mental Health, Mindfulness and Stress Management, Second Generation Immigrants and Mental Health, Creating Caring Communities and much more. CEUs for social workers are offered for some events.

Also available are NAMI’s free online and in-person peer support groups for adults and young adults living with a mental illness, their families, spouses/partners, parents of children and teens, and African-American and GLBTQ focused groups as well.

You are not alone. To join NAMI Minnesota for any of these free events, classes or support groups, please go to namimn.org, or call 651-645-2948.

May is National Foster Care Month
Foster Parents Needed for Kids
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) is seeking foster parents to partner in caring for children and youth in need. If you are interested in making a difference in children’s lives, consider becoming a foster parent.

On an average day, there were approximately 8,600 children and young adults in care in 2020, according to the most recent information available through the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Jodi Raidt, statewide program manager with LSS Therapeutic Foster Care, said that the need for foster parents remains great.

“We are in the process of recruiting foster parents statewide,” Raidt said. “We hope that individuals and families who have been considering this opportunity will take this time to learn more. Fostering is a rewarding experience and to have someone step forward and provide a safe and caring environment can be life-changing.”

LSS Therapeutic Foster Care provides a spectrum of services based on the unique needs of each child, ensuring that all children in our care have the individual supports to build healthy relationships and skills to meet their specific needs. Foster parents receive ongoing education to care for children and trained professionals are available to answer questions or offer support 24/7. LSS can provide weekly support from a mental health practitioner. As a foster parent, you can help children and families as they build resilience and stabilize.

“Supporting teenagers in foster care is about giving them the opportunities they need to thrive,” said Cassandra Carpenter, who worked with LSS Therapeutic Foster Care to gain her foster care license. “Things aren’t always perfect but getting to celebrate their successes with them is an amazing feeling.”

Families and individuals who provide foster care can have different household structures and come from diverse backgrounds. LSS is seeking prospective foster parents who are willing to listen, support and create positive relationships in their families and communities. Flexibility, patience and a healthy sense of humor are also ideal characteristics for foster parents.

Lutheran Social Service invites anyone interested in becoming a foster parent to attend the organization’s online information session on Monday, May 16 at 5 p.m. The session will offer information about LSS’ Foster Care services, the licensing process and how you can foster Minnesota children.

Registration is available through a link at lssmn.org/events or fostercaremn.org/training.

You can also learn more by contacting Jodi Raidt at fostercare@lssmn.org or 612.499.5990, or by visiting fostercaremn.org.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center is encouraging area residents to understand the risk factors and symptoms of stroke, a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability.

“Time is crucial in the treatment of stroke, as on average, every  40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke and roughly every four minutes someone dies from a stroke,” said CRMC Stroke Coordinator Rachel Hawthorne, R.N. “The earlier a stroke is recognized, and the patient receives medical attention, the greater chance of recovery.”

Stroke is Minnesota’s sixth leading cause of death. Being designated as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the Minnesota Department of Health has prepared CRMC to provide the best possible stroke care for our community, said Hawthorne.

Strokes occur when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and vital nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or ruptures. When this occurs, part of the brain is deprived of blood and oxygen, destroying millions of valuable nerve cells within minutes. The resulting damage can lead  to significant disability including paralysis, speech problems and emotional difficulties.

Treatment may be available if people get to an emergency room immediately upon recognition of stroke symptoms. Leading a healthy lifestyle, including lowering risk factors like high blood pressure and weight can also help reduce stroke risk.

“If you suspect a stroke, remember the words BE FAST,” said Hawthorne. “B is for balance – do you have any sudden difficulty with balance? E is for eyes – do you have any sudden vision changes? F is for face – is your face or mouth drooping? A is for arms – can you lift both arms? S is for speech – are you slurring your words and T is for time, call 9-1-1 immediately because with stroke, time is brain.”

Primary stroke symptoms include: sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the face or facial drooping; sudden numbness or weakness in an arm or leg, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination; and sudden severe headache with no known cause.

May 18: Crosslake Area Garden Club
Crosslake Area Garden Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:00PM in the meeting room at the Crosslake Community Center. The upcoming programs are listed below: 2022!

May 18 - Pot luck lunch starting at 12:00PM

June 4th – We will be having our plant sale at the Crosslake Community Center 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

June 15th – “Bees, Butterflies and Hummingbirds by Shelly from Landsburg Nursery

Everyone is welcome to join our meetings. For questions call Linda Gates @ 507-202-9374.


May 19: Walk Like MADD set
Area residents are invited to raise awareness of the dangers of impaired driving at the first annual Lakes Area Walk Like MADD to be held the evening of Thursday, May 19, at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd.

The walk is Mother’s Against Drunk Driving’s signature event to raise both awareness and vital funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving. There will be community partners onsite to help raise awareness at the event beginning at 4:30 p.m. The opening ceremony will be at 6 p.m.

Crow Wing County is among Minnesota’s 15 deadliest counties with respect to drunk driving-related deaths. In 2021, 497 people died on Minnesota roads and 124 of those deaths were caused from drunk driving.

“Walk Like MADD is your chance to do something about drunk driving in our community,” said MADD Regional Program Manager Stefanie Hurt. “We hope that you walk with us, run with us, have fun with us, and rally with us to help create a future of No More Victims.”

MADD is the premier non-profit working to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking. Cuyuna Regional Medical Center has partnered with the organization to coordinate the Lakes Area Walk in an effort to end impaired driving in the Brainerd Lakes Area with the ultimate goal of no more victims.

Join the fight and help save lives by keeping area roads safe. Register as a team or individual at www.walklikemadd.org/lakesarea by April 30 to receive a Tshirt. Area residents can also be involved without attending the event by registering as a virtual walker or donating to another walker or team.

For more information about the event, sponsorship opportunities, or participating as a partner, contact Hurt at Stefanie.Hurt@madd.org or 651-523-0802.

May 21 & 23: Crosslake Ideal Lions News
Crosslake Ideal Lions will operate their first Flea Market Saturday May 21 at Crosslake Town Square, the place to find bargains and souvenirs.

CILions sponsor Kidsight: on May 23 Lions Kidsight will test the eyes of Pre-School and Kindergarten children at Crosslake School.

Crosslake Ideal Lions will meet Wednesday, June 8 6:00 pm at Crosslake Center Picnic Pavilion with social hour at 5:30. Interested persons are invited to attend and enjoy potluck.

May 26: 2022 CROW WING PADDLERS SCHEDULE
DATE & TIME 
EVENT & LENGTH 
RATE
THURS MAY 26th,1 PM 
NOKASSIPPI RIVER (BRAINERD) 4 HOURS 
D
WED JUNE 1st,NOON 
DAGGETT BROOK (FIFTY LAKES) 3.5 HRS 
M
SAT JUNE 11th,10 AM 
WOMAN LAKE (LONGVILLE) DAY LONG 
E
THURS JUNE 16th,5PM 
PINE RIVER (PINE RIVER) 3 HOURS 
E
SUN JUNE 26th,1 PM 
CROOKED CREEK (EMILY) 2.5 HOURS 
M
WED JULY 6th, 1 PM 
TBA
 
SAT JULY 16th,1 PM 
SHELL CREEK (MENAHGA) 3.5 HOURS 
E
FRI JULY 22nd, 5:30 PM 
TBA
 
THURS JULY 28,10 AM 
BIG ISLAND on UPPER WHITEFISH 
E
FRI JULY 29th 
OVER-NIGHT EVENT
 
SAT AUG 6th, 10 AM 
RICE LAKE (MCGREGOR) 3 HOURS
POT LUCK LUNCH

E
TUES AUG 16th, 5PM 
GULL RIVER (PILLAGER) 2.5 
E
SUN AUG 21st, NOON 
CROW WING RIVER (NIMROD) 3-4 HOURS 
E
SAT SEPT 3rd, 1 PM 
RUM RIVER (ONAMIA) 3 -4 HOURS 
E
TUES SEPT 13th 
TBA
 
SAT SEPT 24th 
TBA

 

SAT OCT 1st, 2PM 
MINE PITS (IRONTON) 2-3 HOURS 
E

Within a few days of each paddle, we will email and post on Facebook more detailed information. Remember our club is open to anyone free of charge. You do not have to let us know if you are coming, just show up. We work out any shuttling that will be needed based on the number of people who arrive. If you need to rent anything, call our sponsors Crow Wing Kayaks at 218-692-1200. They offer special prices for our events.

May 29: Camp Knutson Sundae Funday
Camp Knutson Volunteers invite everyone to this free family friendly event, “Sundae Funday”, May 29, 2022 from 11:00am to 2:00pm on the grounds of beautiful Camp Knutson. Located at 11148 Manhattan Point Blvd, Crosslake, MN.

Rain or Shine - Come have a tour of the grounds, play games, enjoy walking tacos, pudgy pies and ice cream sundaes! Games for the kids include Giant Jenga, face painting, gaga ball, ladder golf, bag toss, frisbee and more.

Come meet the staff and learn more about the wonderful things happening at camp this year. Meet the volunteers and hear about the opportunities for you to join as a volunteer. The volunteers helping with this event will tell you how the camp enriches each of our lives and the lives of the campers in ways you cannot imagine.

Camp Knutson is located on the shores of Trout Lake and Lower Whitefish Lakes, all part of the Whitefish Chain in Crosslake. The camp has been serving kids and families with disabilities for over 69 years.

Donations will be accepted! Please come join us for a day of fun!

May 30: Emily Memorial Day Service
Pine Ridge Cemetery will be the setting again this year for the Memorial Day Service in Emily. 9:00 AM on Memorial Day

All past or present military people are encouraged to attend the service and stand or sit behind the cross so they also can be honored as the names of deceased military personnel are read.

Please come in your uniform or any part of your uniform if possible. This invitation includes current service or guard military.

Members of the Lions of Emily, Outing, and Fifty Lakes, area churches, as well as the Myrin James Legion Post will be in attendance.

The public should bring chairs for comfort during the ceremony.

Please contact Barry at 651-328-1375 if you know of a name that should be added to our Memorial  list.

June 2: Camp Knutson Spring Membership Meeting
The 2022 Camp Knutson Spring membership meeting will be on Thursday, June 2, 2022 in the Dining Hall at Camp Knutson. We encourage people to arrive around 10:00 am. The business meeting will be from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. After the meeting you will have an opportunity to sign up to volunteer for any activities that interest you in the areas of fundraising/special events, grounds keeping, or assisting campers in programs. The goal of this meeting is to build community and offer you opportunities to meet new friends. The sign up session will be complete by noon. There will be a community gathering after noon if you prefer to stay and visit.

The address for Camp Knutson is 11148 Manhattan Point Blvd. Crosslake. You will be greeted at the parking lot and directed to the sign in table. For additional information about Camp Knutson and descriptions about volunteer opportunities please got to www.campkfriends.com. This will allow you to have a better idea of what you would like to sign up for before you come to the Spring meeting. If you are interested or have any questions email us at camp.knutson@lssmn.org or call 218-543-4232.

Please know you are welcome and your ideas and friendship are so exciting!


June 4: 14th Annual Pequot Lakes Cherry Car Show & Craft Fair
The Cherry Car Show is entering its 14th year and early registration is recommended to get the best spot - first come, first serve.

Date: June 4, 2022
Place: Trailside Park,
Corner of Hwy 371 & Co Rd 11
Fee: $10
Hosts: Pequot Lakes Breezy Point Lions Club

This event is free to spectators.

For more information, please call 218 821-2496 or email info@plbplionsclub.com

June 9: CRMC Breast and Cervical Screenings for Uninsured and Under-insured Women
Appointments are available for free breast and cervical cancer screenings being offered at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s Crosby Clinic on Thursday, June 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. for uninsured and under-insured women age 40 years and older who meet income guidelines.

At the event, eligible women will receive clinical breast examinations, mammograms, Pap tests, pelvic examinations, Human papillomavirus (HPV) tests, diagnostic testing if results are abnormal, and referrals to treatment. Family Physician Hannah Elsenpeter, M.D., and Women’s Nurse Practitioner Jesse Oman are volunteering their time to assist women.

CRMC hopes to make more women in the Cuyuna Lakes Area aware of this free program. "We think many women are not receiving these life-saving screening tests because they have no health insurance or their insurance has deductibles or co-payments they cannot afford to pay," said Oncology Care Coordinator Dustine Parks, R.N.

All women are at risk for breast and cervical cancer, but regular screenings can prevent these  diseases or find them early. Women between 40 and 74 years old should get a mammogram every year. Women should get their first Pap test at age 21 and continue screening until age 65.

Light refreshments will be served at the event and ladies will receive a swag bag. For a screening appointment, call 218-546-7000, ext. 2135.

June 14: Upcoming FREE Seminars
ECTC and Crosslake Communications wants you to be informed. Plan to join us for the following technology seminars, which will be held the second Tuesday of each month at the Crosslake Community Center.

June 14, 10-11 am: Apple Products
Apple devices, specifically the iPhone and the iPad are a couple of the most popular mobile devices in the world. Whether you are new to Apple or a longtime user, we will have something for everyone in June. We will dive into the products themselves beginning with getting you comfortable maneuvering around your devices and ending with some advanced tips and tricks. By the time you leave, you’ll feel like an Apple master!

July 12, 10-11 am: To Be Determined

August 9, 10-11 am: Internet Devices and Wi-Fi Basics
Join us for an open-ended question and answer session. In one hour, we will answer your specific questions. Feel free to bring your laptop, tablet, or phone.

These seminars are free and will be held at the Crosslake Community Center, 14126 Daggett Pine Road, Crosslake. Come early for the best seat. Follow us on Facebook to stay updated on all ECTC and Crosslake Communications events.

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