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Staff report



Support group and class

on breastfeeding to meet

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health’s Maternal and Child Health Services division will hold their monthly meeting for breastfeeding mothers and family members on Monday.

The support group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. and the class will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Both groups will meet in Community Classroom II off of the main lobby at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

For information, contact Charlotte McDuffie, lactation consultant nurse, at 910-671-5000 ext. 3148 or email [email protected]

Walmart in Pembroke to

host a free wellness event

PEMBROKE — The Walmart in Pembroke will offer free health services to anyone who walks into the store on Monday.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Walmart, as well as Southeastern Health Services and Homegrown Health, will offer free immunizations, healthy food samples, health awareness information, healthy eating and sun safety tips, tours of the Wellness of Wheels bus and blood pressure and diabetes screenings.

Attendees will be asked to register at either of the main entrances. For information, call 910-671-5595.

Hospice house to train new

volunteers for Southeastern

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Hospice will host a training course for new volunteers interested in assisting hospice patients and their families in homes or at Southeastern Hospice House.

Those interested will be required to attend all sessions, which will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from Sept. 10 to Sept. 24. Volunteers must consent to a background check and tuberculosis test, both free of charge.

The training will be held at Southeastern Hospice House, 1100 Pine Run Drive. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 3. For information or to register, contact Sheryl Taylor, hospice volunteer program leader, at 910-735-8915 or [email protected]

Staff report

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