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Around the Community: July 25, 2019

Teens invited to play retro games

Teens in grades six through 12 are invited to a Teens Retro Games event at 3:30 p.m. July 25 at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library.

Play Pac Man, Galaga, Mario Kart, Pong, Super Mario Bros., Duck Hunt, Asteroids, 1942, Infiltrator and more.

For more information, call 816-884-3483.

The library is located at 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.

 

Friday, July 26

Free community health screenings at Sherwood Community Bank

Cass Regional Medical Center is providing free health screenings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 26 at the Sherwood Community Bank, 89 Old 7 Highway, Garden City.

Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen and blood sugar screenings, and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). No appointments are necessary.

For more information, contact Kacee Gregg, MA, at 816-619-3000, or email kbaldwin@cassregional.org.

 

Friday, Aug. 2

NARFE to meet

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Chapter 1012, will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Aug. 2, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore.

The business meeting begins at 11 a.m. and lunch and the program will follow at noon.

The guest speaker will be from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

Cost for the optional lunch is $12.

Call Barbara Crouse at 816-318-9767 for reservations.

Current and retired federal employees and the public are invited.

 

Saturday, Aug. 3

Ice-cream social planned

The Garden City Community Choir will host its annual ice-cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 3  at the Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church.

Prices are $3 for adults and $1.50 for youth under 12. Children 4 and under are free.

The choir will perform at 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Stop the Bleed slated

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free Stop the Bleed educational program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in Conference Rooms 1 and 2, located directly inside the main entrance of Cass Regional, 2800 E. Rock Haven Rd., Harrisonville.

Victims can quickly die from uncontrolled bleeding, within five to 10 minutes. However, with proper training anyone at the scene can act as an immediate responder. The Stop the Bleed program includes instruction and practice on proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use your hands, dressings and tourniquets.

The Stop the Bleed educational program is free to the public.

To register, visit SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/DxVkeRS.

For more information, call Paula McBride, RN, CEN, at 816-380-5888, ext. 3841 or email pmcbride@cassregion al.org.

 

Friday, Aug. 9

Free community health screenings at library

Cass Regional Medical Center is providing free health screenings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 9, at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.

Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen, and blood sugar screenings and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides.

For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). No appointments are necessary.

For more information, call Kacee Baldwin, MA, at 816-619-3000 or email kbaldwin@cassregional.org.

 

Sunday Aug. 11

Boat races slated

The Harrisonville Wildcat football team will host the second annual Cardboard Boat Races at 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at City Park The event is open to the public both as participants and as the audience.

Teams will race cardboard boats approximately 50 yards into the lake and back to shore with winners for fastest boat, Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice and Titanic (first to sink).

Businesses, families and organizations are invited to build a boat to participate. Boats must be constructed completely of cardboard and duct tape and no other materials may be used. There is no registration required.

For more information on race rules and procedures, visit the district website at www.harrisonvilleschools.org.

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