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    June 23, 2021

    Jen Williams joins WCGH as certified nurse midwife

  • Published
    June 10, 2017

    Nurse, CNA win Excellence Awards at WCGH

    Melissa Lord, who works in the Waldo County Women & Infants Health Care Unit, has been selected as the RN 2017 Nurse Excellence Award winner. The CNA 2017 Nurse Excellence Award winner is Ruth Littlefield, who works in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit. Both women were described as advocates for their patients and role models for their colleagues. The person nominating Lord for the award to a registered nurse ...

  • Published
    June 10, 2017

    Daisy Award goes to Lindsay Moore, RN

    Lindsay Moore, an RN in Waldo County General Hospital's Medical Surgical Unit,has won the Daisy Award for the quarter. The international Daisy Award was created to recognize extraordinary nurses who make an enormous difference in people's lives with the work they do every day. The patient nominating Moore wrote: “As a patient in a lot of discomfort, Lindsay made all the difference in the world. Everyone was ...

  • Published
    May 9, 2017

    Tai chi, Qigong presentation at Stockton library May 21

    “Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Seniors at Home in Stockton Springs” speaker series will host Michael Shunney speaking about Tai Chi and Qigong at Stockton Springs Community Library on Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m. Shunney has studied and played Taijiquan and Qigong here in the states and in China. He has attended many workshops and has learned from some of the finest Taijiquan and Qigong masters in the world. He has ...

  • Published
    April 21, 2017

    Hospice Volunteers to present at library April 30

    “Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Seniors at Home in Stockton Springs” speaker series will present Flic Shooter of Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County Sunday, April 30, at Stockton Springs Memorial Library. During the 2 p.m. presentation, Shooter will share information about the organization’s work, services, volunteer opportunities, training and more, including: What criteria are used to determine eligibility for ...

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    February 5, 2017

    Free heart-healthy cooking classes offered in Brooks, Liberty

    Would you like to learn to cook tasty, heart-healthy meals that don’t break your budget? Journey to Health is offering Heart Healthy Cooking," a free cooking class where you will prepare — and eat — fresh foods you can find in your local supermarket that are good for your heart and your taste buds. In Waldo County, the class is offered Wednesdays, Feb. 15 and 22, 10 a.m. to noon at the Varney Community Building, ...

  • Published
    February 3, 2017

    Belfast studio offers morning hatha yoga class

    A new Wednesday morning class is now offered at Belfast Yoga Studio in the Belfast Center from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Yoga instructor April Dove leads the hatha yoga class designed to get people going and ready for their day with stretching, strengthening and breathing. This class is suitable for all levels. Belfast Yoga Studio is located in the red and white Belfast Center at 9 Field St., Suite 302, just above the ...

  • Published
    November 28, 2016

    Navigate the holidays with good health and good cheer

    Want to start the New Year feeling good rather than regretting your holiday choices? On Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m., join Mirja Pitkin for a presentation at the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St., and learn how to maximize your health and happiness through the holiday season. Leave this lively, hands-on talk with strategies to help you enjoy holiday treats within reason, keep your cool amid holiday prep and ...

  • Published
    August 30, 2016

    Penobscot Bay Dentistry welcomes new dentist

    After close to 20 years in practice, Penobscot Bay Dentistry is expanding with the addition of a second dentist, Dr. Scott Cunningham. Cunningham joins Dr. John Lewis and staff Sept. 1. A "meet and greet" is planned in the fall, date to be announced, to meet Cunningham and other new staff joining the Penobscot Bay dental team. A native of Akron, Ohio, Cunningham attended Ohio State University for both his ...

  • Published
    August 25, 2016

    Nurse practitioner joins Seaport

    Penobscot Community Health Care has announced that Polly Irwin-Beck, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, has joined the staff of Seaport Community Health Center at 53 Schoodic Drive. Irwin-Beck’s practice centers on all aspects of medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and healthcare maintenance for adults. A University of Missouri graduate, she earned Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing ...

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