Articles by Toni Mailloux

 
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Learn more about insulin for someone who uses it

By Toni Mailloux on Oct. 30, 2014, at 1:12 p.m.
Do you have diabetes and your provider has suggested you might want to use insulin but you don’t want to? Have you recently started using insulin and still aren’t sure it’s right for you? On Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m. in the Education Center at Waldo County General Hospital, …
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Waldo County General Hospital Baby Fair is Oct. 11

By Toni Mailloux on Oct. 09, 2014, at 1:16 p.m.
The annual Baby Fair selling new and used items for infants and young children will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8:30 am to 11:000 am at the Troy Howard Middle School, 175 Lincolnville Ave., Belfast. Items can include clothes – up to size 12, toys, books, furniture, etc. …
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National Marionette Theatre to perform locally

By Toni Mailloux on Oct. 02, 2014, at 9:21 a.m.
The National Marionette Theatre is returning to the midcoast with shows at Mt. View’s Bert & Coral B. Clifford Performing Arts Center in Thorndike, the Riley School in Rockport and at the Surry Arts Barn in Surry. Peter and the Wolf will be shown at Mt. View on Saturday, Oct. …
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National Marionette Theatre returning to area

By Toni Mailloux on Sept. 26, 2014, at 12:48 p.m.
The National Marionette Theatre is returning to the midcoast with shows at Mt. View’s Bert & Coral B. Clifford Performing Arts Center in Thorndike, the Riley School in Rockport and at the Surry Arts Barn in Surry. Peter and the Wolf will be shown at Mt. View on Saturday, Oct. …
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WCGH Aid yard sale is Oct. 4

By Toni Mailloux on Sept. 24, 2014, at 9:45 a.m.
The Waldo County General Hospital Aid will hold its fall yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, at the Education Center beside the Hospital. Come and bring your friends to find bargains galore. Among the items expected to be on sale are furniture, …
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View the film “Anonymous People” at the Colonial Tuesday night

By Toni Mailloux on Sept. 12, 2014, at 10:45 a.m.
A new grass roots group has formed in Waldo County. Called WeCARE (Waldo Encourages Community Assisted Recovery Efforts), the group is still in its infancy. The community often cannot comprehend the disease of addiction. Even among medical professionals there are misunderstandings, disagreements and differing opinions. This disease is bewildering, chronic …
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Have fun and help others fight cancer

By Toni Mailloux on Sept. 05, 2014, at 9:42 a.m.
Motorcycle riders, mark your calendar! On Sunday, Sept. 7, Waldo County General Hospital will be sponsoring the third annual Waldo County Ride for Oncology. This will be a fun event plus an opportunity to raise money to help those fighting cancer. The day will start with registration at the Waldo …
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James to speak to Parkinson’s support group

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 28, 2014, at 9:13 a.m.
The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Support Group will meet Tuesday, Sept. 9. The speaker will be Erica James, speech therapist at Waldo County General Hospital. She will be talking about how Parkinson’s disease impacts speech and techniques and therapies that can help you or your loved ones cope with …
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Have fun and help those fighting cancer

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 26, 2014, at 11:08 a.m.
Motorcycle riders, mark your calendar! On Sunday, Sept. 7, Waldo County General Hospital will be sponsoring the third annual Waldo County Ride for Oncology. This will be a fun opportunity to raise money to help those fighting cancer. The day will start with registration at the Waldo County Shrine Club. …
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Support Habitat: enjoy great food, wonderful view and fantastic Blues this Sunday

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 15, 2014, at 1:23 p.m.
What better way is there to spend a Sunday afternoon than eating lobster or steak (or a hamburger or hot dog) on the waterfront while listening to great blues music? Add to it that the event is a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County and you’ve hit the …
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Enjoying their lobster dinner at last year’s Habitat Lobster Gala are, seated, Gail and Doug Smith of Belfast, and standing, Carol Robbins of Searsmont.

Enjoy great food, a fantastic view and the Blues on August 17

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 07, 2014, at 11:42 a.m.
What better way is there to spend a Sunday afternoon than eating lobster or steak (or a hamburger or hot dog) on the waterfront while listening to great blues music? Add to it that the event is a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County and you’ve hit the …
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Summertime Silver Tea is Thursday

By Toni Mailloux on July 16, 2014, at 9:33 a.m.
A Summertime Silver Tea is being held tomorrow, July 17, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the former Anne Crosby Johnson manor at 18 Bayside Drive, Belfast. Attendees will be able to see how this beautiful historic home has been restored by the present owners George and Marcia Smith. …
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The former Anne Crosby Johnson manor will be the site of the Waldo County General Hospital Aid's Summertime Silver Tea.

Summertime Silver Tea is Thursday

By Toni Mailloux on July 14, 2014, at 1:29 p.m.
A Summertime Silver Tea is being held Thursday, July 17, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the former Anne Crosby Johnson manor at 18 Bayside Drive, Belfast. Attendees will be able to see how this beautiful historic home has been restored by the present owners George and Marcia Smith. …
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Lions’ supper to raise money for cancer fighters

By Toni Mailloux on May 28, 2014, at 11:12 a.m.
Friday, June 6, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Waldo County Shrine Club, Northport Ave., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-930-6763 Fighting cancer isn’t easy and trying to deal with the cost of getting to your treatments at the same time makes it even more so. To help, four …
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Lions’ supper to raise money for gas cards for cancer patients

By Toni Mailloux on May 19, 2014, at 1:19 p.m.
Fighting cancer isn’t easy and trying to deal with the cost of getting to your treatments at the same time makes it even more so. To help, four local Lions’ Clubs are holding a fundraising dinner at the Waldo County Shrine Club on Friday, June 6, beginning at 4:30 p.m. …
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Hospital Aid yard sale is Saturday

By Toni Mailloux on April 30, 2014, at 9:43 a.m.
Waldo County General Hospital Aid’s annual yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 3rd, starting at 8 a.m., rain or shine, at the hospital’s education center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. Thanks to the efforts of many Aid members, the sale once again promises to be a major fundraiser for …
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Hospital Aid plans yard sale in Belfast

By Toni Mailloux on April 22, 2014, at 11:25 a.m.
Waldo County General Hospital Aid’s annual yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 3rd, starting at 8 a.m., rain or shine, at the hospital’s education center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. Thanks to the efforts of many Aid members, the sale once again promises to be a major fundraiser for …
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Accepting the Hanley Center award were, from left, Dan Bennett, Director of Operations at Waldo County General Hospital (WCGH), Shannon Robbins RN, Community Health Manager at WCGH, and Dale Kuhnert, VP of WCGH Board of Directors.

Waldo County General Hospital’s Waldo County Dental Care receives Hanley Center award

By Toni Mailloux on April 21, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.
Waldo County Dental Care was honored April 16 by the Daniel Hanley Center of Health Leadership with an award for Exceptional Leadership and Service in Health Equity and Health Disparities. The presentation of the prestigious Hanley Center Honors was made to four individuals, organizations or collaboratives, who have demonstrated extraordinary …
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“Consider the Conversation” to be shown at Waldo County General Hospital Thursday

By Toni Mailloux on April 16, 2014, at 12:06 p.m.
On Thursday, April 17, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., “Consider the Conversation,” a documentary on end-of-life issues will be shown at the Education Center at the Hospital. Following the film, there will be a question and answer time led by Dr. Deborah Peabody, who is the medical advisor for …
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Have fun and get healthy at Family Wellness Fair

By Toni Mailloux on April 08, 2014, at 12:05 p.m.
The 30th annual Family Wellness Fair, a free health fair sponsored by Waldo County General Hospital, takes place Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School Gym located at 173 Lincolnville Ave. in Belfast. This year’s fair offers 40 booths on a wide …