Articles by Toni Mailloux

 
From the community

Free mammograms offered by WCGH on Oct. 19

By Toni Mailloux on Sept. 16, 2013, at 11:31 a.m.
Did you know that next year, over 200,000 women will get breast cancer? Scary, isn’t it? But there is something you can do. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and a perfect reminder that early detection can save lives. Most doctors feel that early detection tests for breast cancer …
From the community

Baby Fair seeks participants

By Toni Mailloux on Sept. 05, 2013, at 10:45 a.m.
The seventh annual Baby Fair selling new and used items for infants and young children will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School, 175 Lincolnville Ave., Belfast. This is a great opportunity to clean out your closets and sell …
From the community

Honor a loved one as you ride

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 26, 2013, at 10:12 a.m.
On Sunday, Sept. 22, motorcyclists will gather at the Waldo County Shrine Club for the 2013 Waldo County Ride for Oncology. It’s a fun event and all proceeds benefit the Oncology Patient Assistance Fund at Waldo County General Hospital. There will be a little extra twist this year as participants …
From the community

Baby fair seeks participants

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 21, 2013, at 1:45 p.m.
The seventh annual Baby Fair selling new and used items for infants and young children will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School, 175 Lincolnville Ave., Belfast. This is a great opportunity to clean out your closets and sell …
From the community

Great food, great music and a great view this Sunday

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 16, 2013, at 2:36 p.m.
What better way is there to spend a Sunday afternoon than eating lobster or steak 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 jackpot. On Sunday, Aug. 18, from …

Lobster, steak and great Blues on the Belfast waterfront Sunday!

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 12, 2013, at 10:51 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 12 p.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Steamboat Landing, foot of Commercial Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: Toni Mailloux; 207-930-6763 What better way is there to spend a Sunday afternoon than eating lobster or steak on the waterfront while listening to great blues music? Add to …
From the community

Join Weight Watchers at Waldo County General Hospital

By Toni Mailloux on Aug. 01, 2013, at 1:28 p.m.
The Weight Watchers program held at Waldo County General Hospital is looking for new members for a 12-week session scheduled to begin Aug. 14. Classes will be held Wednesdays at 7 a.m. The classes are open to anyone interested in losing weight. The cost will be $145 for the 12-week …
From the community

Sign up for Weight Watchers at WCGH

By Toni Mailloux on July 10, 2013, at 3:42 p.m.
The Weight Watchers program held at Waldo County General Hospital is looking for new members for a 12-week session scheduled to begin July 31. Classes will be held Wednesdays at 7 a.m. The classes are open to anyone interested in losing weight. The 12-week session will only cost $110 if …
From the community

WCGH’s Waldo County Dental Care ready to open

By Toni Mailloux on July 03, 2013, at 10:29 a.m.
The ribbon cutting to open Waldo County Dental Care will be Monday, July 8, at 2 p.m. The new office (on the first floor of 125 Northport Ave. the new building across Northport Avenue from the hospital) will provide dental care to qualified individuals in need. And we believe the …
From the community

Hospital’s Garden Walk goes from ponds to ocean

By Toni Mailloux on July 01, 2013, at 10:33 a.m.
The 23rd annual Garden Walk sponsored by the Hospital Aid of Waldo County General Hospital will be held on Friday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine. Tickets are $15 each with all proceeds benefiting the hospital. A map is included with the ticket for this …
From the community

Chicken BBQ to benefit local Habitat

By Toni Mailloux on June 25, 2013, at 1:18 p.m.
A chicken barbeque will be held Saturday, June 29, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., outside Traci’s Diner, Lower Main St., Belfast, to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County. The meal will include a grilled half chicken (cooked with the recipe used at the old Boiler Festival), a variety …
From the community

Free screenings for cholesterol and glucose on June 26

By Toni Mailloux on June 10, 2013, at 9:43 a.m.
Would you like to have your cholesterol and glucose tested? On Wednesday, June 26, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Waldo County General Hospital will be doing free community cholesterol and glucose screenings. In order to have the glucose screening, you must have fasted for 10 hours, having only water …
From the community

Five RSU 20 schools receive national recognition

By Toni Mailloux on June 07, 2013, at 3:33 p.m.
Five elementary schools in RSU 20 have been awarded national recognition for their efforts to improve school meals and overall wellness among their students and staff. Only 5 percent of schools in the United States have achieved this award. Receiving a bronze award from HealthierUS School Challenge were the Ames …
From the community

Register for free cholesterol and glucose screenings

By Toni Mailloux on May 22, 2013, at 10:56 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Would you like to have your cholesterol and glucose tested? On Wednesday, June 26, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Waldo County General Hospital will be doing free community cholesterol and glucose screenings. In order to have the glucose screening, you must have fasted for 10 hours, …
From the community

Learn about Mindful Eating

By Toni Mailloux on May 22, 2013, at 10:55 a.m.
LIBERTY, Maine — Do you sometimes find yourself sitting down to a meal in front of the television or eating it while standing at the counter and before you know it, you’ve cleaned your plate and you aren’t really sure what you ate? Or you gobble down a meal and …
From the community

Hospital Aid accepting yard sale donations

By Toni Mailloux on May 16, 2013, at 4:20 p.m.
Waldo County General Hospital Aid’s annual yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 25th, 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 …
From the community

Is it time to take control and quit! Freshstart can help.

By Toni Mailloux on May 08, 2013, at 10:57 a.m.
Are you tired of smoking controlling your life? Do you hate having to go outside to smoke and worrying about how the cost is affecting your finances? But you’ve tried to quit before and nothing seemed to work and after a few bad days, you found yourself lighting up again. …
From the community

Learn how to build a cardboard boat this Saturday–and then race it in August

By Toni Mailloux on May 03, 2013, at 1:17 p.m.
Planning is underway for the Belfast Harbor Fest, sponsored by the Belfast Rotary Club and scheduled for August 16 – 18 at Steamboat Landing and Heritage Park. The Launch Party is Friday night, August 16, sponsored by Three Tides and Marshall’s Wharf. On Saturday, August 17, the day starts with …
From the community

There’s help available to fight cancer

By Toni Mailloux on April 26, 2013, at 12:04 p.m.
Fighting cancer is a tough job and not one that anybody should do alone. To that end, Waldo County General Hospital has put in place a Cancer Education and Support Group. The group is for adults with cancer and their families and friends. You are invited to come share your …
From the community

Host families sought for foreign exchange students

By Toni Mailloux on April 23, 2013, at 12:33 p.m.
The Belfast Rotary Club is seeking local families in the Belfast Area High School residential area to host high school-age youth from countries around the world during the 2013-2014 academic school year. These students are part of the Rotary International Youth Exchange program. Exchange students come to the United States …
 
ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business
ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business