Articles by Toni Mailloux

 
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Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County is looking for a partner family

By Toni Mailloux on May 12, 2016, at 12:53 p.m.
Would you like to own your own home? Are you living in a building that doesn’t seem safe? Do you worry that your children might be getting lead poisoning or be breathing mold? Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County may be able to help you. Our mission is to eliminate …
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Sally Millhorn, president of the WCGH Aid, volunteers in Central Registration

Learn about the Waldo County General Hospital Aid

By Toni Mailloux on Oct. 21, 2015, at 1:08 p.m.
The Waldo County General Hospital Aid is looking for new members. Have you ever wondered what they do and how you can help? On Thursday, Oct. 22, from 10 am to 11:30 am, the Aid will hold an informational get-together for potential new members. Learn about volunteer opportunities and meet …
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Learn about Deep Brain Stimulation

By Toni Mailloux on Sept. 02, 2015, at 2:29 p.m.
Janelle Michaud of Medtronic will be the guest speaker at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Support Group on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 10 am in the Home Health & Hospice conference room (across from the hospital) at 125 Northport Ave., Belfast. She will speak about Deep Brain Stimulation. Medtronic …
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Hospital Aid Summer Tea is August 6

By Toni Mailloux on July 31, 2015, at 11:24 a.m.
The Hospital Aid will hold a summer tea on Thursday, August 6, from 2 pm to 5 pm at the home of Barbara Plummer, Shore Road, Northport. Attendees can enjoy refreshments at the home with spectacular views of Penobscot Bay. The first floor will be open to tours with its …
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Hospital Aid to hold yard sale May 16

By Toni Mailloux on May 07, 2015, at 12:50 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, ME For more information: 930-6739 The Waldo County General Hospital Aid will hold its spring yard sale on Saturday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, at the Methodist …
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Belfast Lions’ Spring Brunch is this Sunday

By Toni Mailloux on April 23, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Waldo County Shrine Club, Northport Ave., Belfast, Maine The Belfast Lions Club will hold its annual Spring Brunch this Sunday, April 26, from 8 am to 11 am at the Waldo County Shrine Club. The brunch includes omelets made to …
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Collectible Doll & Toy Sale

By Toni Mailloux on April 06, 2015, at 3:13 p.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.Saturday, April 18, 2015 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-548-0232 The Waldo County General Hospital Aid will hold a Collectible Doll and Toy Sale on Friday, April 17, from …
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Spring Baby Fair is Saturday

By Toni Mailloux on March 31, 2015, at 2:15 p.m.
The annual Spring Baby Fair with new and used items for infants and young children for sale will be held on Saturday, April 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School, 175 Lincolnville Ave., Belfast. Items can include clothes – up to size 12, toys, …
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Collectible Doll and Toy Sale

By Toni Mailloux on March 24, 2015, at 1:35 p.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.Saturday, April 18, 2015 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, Maine For more information: 548-0232 The Waldo County General Hospital Aid will hold a Collectible Doll and Toy Sale on Friday, April 17, from …
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Open house to provide info, help with advance directives

By Toni Mailloux on March 19, 2015, at 10:11 a.m.
If you suffered a stroke or heart attack or were in a serious accident that left you unable to communicate with medical personnel, would your family know what your wishes are about end-of-life care? Would you want to be resuscitated? Put on a respirator? Have a feeding tube inserted? Or …
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Get assistance filling out your advance directives March 25

By Toni Mailloux on March 11, 2015, at 1:35 p.m.
If you suffered a stroke or heart attack or were in a serious accident that left you unable to communicate with medical personnel, would your family know what your wishes are about end-of-life care? Would you want to be resuscitated? Put on a respirator? Have a feeding tube inserted? Or …
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Dance Fest is this Saturday in Belfast!

By Toni Mailloux on March 02, 2015, at 11 a.m.
This Saturday, March 7, from 1 pm to 4 pm, Journey to Health’s annual Dance Fest will be held at the Belfast Dance Studio. This is a free event and children are welcome to attend with an adult. There will be two dance classes offered at the top of each …
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Talk about Parkinson’s disease CANCELLED

By Toni Mailloux on Feb. 24, 2015, at 10:25 a.m.
The presentation by Stephanie Lash MD, a neurologist at Pen Bay Healthcare, on the use of medications in treating Parkinson’s disease set for Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 10 am to 11 am has been cancelled due to concerns about an expected snow storm. This post was contributed by a community …
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Update from Pen Bay/Waldo Collaboration committee

By Toni Mailloux on Feb. 23, 2015, at 11:08 a.m.
In a move designed to streamline the provision of care, meet community needs and maintain the highest level of quality, the Pen Bay/Waldo Collaboration formed in the fall of 2014. This committee, made up of equal representation from the Executive Boards of both systems, is tasked with defining the scope …
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“Jewelry is Fun” sale is Thursday and Friday

By Toni Mailloux on Feb. 09, 2015, at 10:51 a.m.
The Waldo County General Hospital Aid will host a “Jewelry is Fun” sale just in time for Valentine’s Day. Thursday, Feb. 12, from 10 am to 4 pm, and Friday, Feb. 13, from 7 am to 2 pm, downstairs in the Hospital Classroom. There will be rings, necklace sets, earrings, …
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Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County to host “Hearts for Habitat” special dinner

By Toni Mailloux on Feb. 02, 2015, at 2:24 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County invites you to “Hearts for Habitat” on Saturday, February 14. For one night only, the Waldo County Shrine Club, located on Northport Ave. in Belfast will be transformed into a delicious restaurant and speakeasy. Guests are invited to bring their favorite beverage and a …
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Tai Chi and QiGong workshop on tap for Parkinson’s, movement disorders support group

By Toni Mailloux on Feb. 02, 2015, at 11:09 a.m.
At its next meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 10 a.m., the Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders Support Group will be given a free one-hour seasonally focused Tai Chi and QiGong workshop. These ancient Taoist inspired martial arts were developed to bring the human body into alignment with the …
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Enjoy Fat Tuesday at Darby’s and help others at the same time

By Toni Mailloux on Jan. 30, 2015, at 1:30 p.m.
Darby’s in Belfast is partnering with Waldo County General Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab program to raise funds for its scholarship fund. On Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras), February 17, from 5 p.m. to closing, Darby’s will donate 10% of its proceeds to the Cardiac Rehab Fund for Phase III patients whose insurance …
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Waldo County General Hospital Aid’s Silver Tea is Wednesday, Dec. 10

By Toni Mailloux on Dec. 02, 2014, at 9:55 a.m.
The annual Silver Tea, sponsored by the Waldo County General Hospital Aid, will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the home of Philip and Mary Carthage, 224 High Street (on the corner of Primrose and High Street), Belfast. The public is invited to attend …
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Hospital’s Holiday Fair is FRIDAY

By Toni Mailloux on Nov. 13, 2014, at 3:08 p.m.
The 17th annual Holiday Fair sponsored by Waldo County General Hospital will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hospital’s Education Center located at 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. The public is invited to shop for holiday gifts or personal treats. Items for sale …