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Staff Report



Tuesday talk

on skin cancer

LUMBERTON — Learn about skin cancer and enjoy a healthy lunch on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Physician Assistant Catherine Gaines will present the program. For information, call 910-671-9393.

“Food Inc.” to

screen Thursday

LUMBERTON — Get “an unflattering look inside America’s corporate controlled food industry” during a viewing of the documentary “Food Inc.” at the Community Health Education Center Thursday at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered. The event is sponsored by Biggs Park Mall and C.H.E.C. For information, call 910-671-9393.

Safe food prep

topic of talk

LUMBERTON — Community Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will present a program on how to properly handle and prepare foods on Friday at 8:45 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For information, call 910-671-9393.

W.O.W. rolls to

Lumber River

ORRUM — Community Health Services’ Wellness on Wheels, or W.O.W., will be at the Lumber River Day Festival on Saturday. The festival is held at the Lumber River State Park located at 2819 Princess Ann Road in Orrum. The W.O.W. crew will offer fruit-infused water and a free blood pressure screening. For information, call 910-671-9393.

Diet program

set for July 18

LUMBERTON — Community Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will present a program on the neutropenic diet on July 18 at 8:45 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call 910-671-9393.

Fire safety topic

of presentation

LUMBERTON — A representative from the Lumberton Fire Department will speak about fire safety in the home on July 20 at 9 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. For more information, call 910-671-9393.

Walk with a Doc

returns July 21

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health’s Walk with a Doc series will host a program about nutrition, exercise, and cancer prevention on July 21 at 11 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Catherine Gaines, physician assistant and lead patient navigator, will present a brief program followed by a walk around the interior of the mall. For information, call 910-671-5768.

July 26 talk on

kidney stones

LUMBERTON — Learn about kidney stones and enjoy lunch on July 26 at 11 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Southeastern Health Urologist Dr. Mike Popovic will present. For information, call 910-671-9393.

Staff Report

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