News & Events

LeadLocal — April 4, 9:00 a.m. ‐ 4:00 p.m., Beulah Civic Center

LeadLocal is training for aspiring, elected and appointed leaders serving on boards, councils and committees. The training will help participants feel better prepared to serve; recognize components of an effective meeting; understand different personality styles and how they can effectively work together; and use effective tools when dealing with conflict. To register or for more information contact the Mercer County‐NDSU Extension office at 7018735195.

Stepping On — Building Confidence and Reducing Falls

Stepping On is a 7‐week workshop that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people. The workshop will be held at the Energy Wellness Center in Beulah and will meet on Wednesday, April 3 to May 15; 10 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m. The workshop is FREE for adults 60 years and older. Call Mercer County‐NDSU Extension at 7018735195 to register or for additional information.

Celebrate Spring

Now is a wonderful time to celebrate spring and give the gift of life. Sign up now as an organ, eye, or tissue donor at www.organdonor.gov and let life bloom!

Grape Escape

SMC Hospice Presents The Grape Escape on Saturday, March 30th at the Hazen City Hall. Please join us for a wonderful evening featuring wine tasting and gourmet hors d’oeuvres accompanied by live and silent auctions. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $35.00 in advance. For more information contact SMC Hospice at 7017487380.

Understanding Your Grief Journey

Sponsored by SMC Hospice, the 10‐week session will begin on Thursday, March 28th. Each session will be held from 1:00‐2:30 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Church in Beulah. For more information or to register, please call SMC Hospice at 7017487380.

Grape Escape

SMC Hospice Presents The Grape Escape on Saturday, March 30th at the Hazen City Hall. Please join us for a wonderful evening featuring wine tasting and gourmet hors d’oeuvres accompanied by live and silent auctions. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $35.00 in advance. For more information contact SMC Hospice at 7017487380.

Understanding Your Grief Journey

Sponsored by SMC Hospice, the 10‐week session will begin on Thursday, March 28th. Each session will be held from 1:00‐2:30 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Church in Beulah. For more information or to register, please call SMC Hospice at 7017487380.

March Celebrates National Social Work Month

Celebrate the contribution of social workers during National Social Work Month this March. Social Workers confront some of the most challenging issues facing individuals, families, communities and society and forge solutions that help people reach their full potential and make our nation a better place to live. To our area Social Workers, thank you for all that you do!

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

1 in 3 people age 50 and older are not up to date with colorectal screenings. This equals 23 million people. More than 60% of deaths from colorectal cancer could be avoided by screening. If you are 50 or older, get tested for colon cancer, even if you have no family history. Help finish the fight against colon cancer! To schedule a screening, contact your medical provider today!

Earn Your Nursing Degree in Hazen

BSC Practical Nursing (LPN) Program is offered right here at Sakakawea Medical Center and allows individuals to achieve a personal career goal through non-traditional means. The program eliminates the need for students to travel away from home to obtain a career in nursing and offers small class size, reasonable tuition and on-site instructors. Interested applicants should contact Lacey at 7017487286 for more information.