Sons of American Legion BB Gun Shoot

The Mt. Vernon, Indiana Sons of the American Legion will hold a Red Ryder BB Gun Shoot every Sunday in February, starting at 12 Noon.  Meat and cash prizes … Kids only rounds … All indoors … Bring your own Red Ryder BB Gun or use theirs.  For more information, contact Bobbie Simpson at 812-457-6117.

PNB Offers Educational Scholarships

Peoples National Bank has provided financial services to Southern Illinois since 1909.  In keeping with our history and tradition of community service and commitment to the education of future civic and business leaders, Peoples National Bank has established an educational scholarship that assists high school graduates in continuing their education at a university, college, trade or vocational school.  Each recipient of the Peoples National Bank scholarship received a $500 scholarship.  Scholarships are awarded to students exhibiting positive leadership and character in academic, community and extra-curricular activities.

High School seniors that would like to apply for a Peoples National Bank scholarship should contact their High School Guidance Office, stop by their local Peoples National Bank to pick up an application or download an application from www.peoplesnationalbank.com.  The deadline for completed applications is March 1, 2019.

FMH February Calendar of Events

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group will meet Saturday, February 2nd from 11:00a.m.- Noon, located in the Harlan Yates Board Room located inthe FMH Medical Arts Complex. The MS Support Group meets the first Saturday of each month.

First Aid/CPR Class:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is offering First Aid/CPR Certification to the public free of charge.The class will be held on February 5th at 9:30am to 1:30pm in the FMH Education Annex Building (former Union Hall) located on 10th Street. For more information or to pre-register call (618) 847-8367. Pre-registration is required.

CPR Classes:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital holds CPR Classes monthly on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 9:30a.m.  You must pre-register by calling 618-847-8367.  This month’s CPR class is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6th.

Fairfield Memorial Hospital to host PALSfor (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Training:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will hold the next Pediatric Advanced Life Support class on February 7th at 9a.m.   The cost is $35 for the PALS course.  Should a CPR card be needed, there will be an additional $15 charge. These classes will be held in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room. If you would like to learn more or register for the course, please contact Deb Spillman, CMSRN, FMH Clinical Practice Coordinator, at 618-847-8241.  Upcoming scheduled dates for Advanced Cardiac Life Support ($35 class fee):March 5th and May 2nd. Future class dates for Pediatric Advanced Life Support classes are as follows: April 2nd and June 11th.   Please register at least one week prior to class, if possible.

FMH Auxiliary Special Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

Fairfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is holding a Valentine’s Day Bake Sale on February 8th, from 8a.m to 11a.m. in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room. 100% of the proceeds from the Valentine’s Day Bake Sale will benefit special hospital projects.Please contact Mariah McDaniel, Executive Director of Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation, for more information at (618) 847-8297.

Cancer Care Support Group:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital holds a Cancer Support Group meeting once a month on the second Thursday of the each month from 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m. in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room, with the next meeting being held, Thursday, February 14th.

Diabetes Support Group:

Join FMH on Thursday, January 17th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s certified Diabetes Educator, Stephen Welty, RN, CDE. This month’s topic will be “Diabetes and Healthy Eating”. These meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 4:00p.m.in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Room.

Coffee Club:

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions will hold the next Coffee Club from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on February 21st. The Coffee Club will meet in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Cafe and is open to older adults. You do not have to be a participant in the Senior Life Solutions program to attend. Free blood pressure checks and refreshments will also be offered at the Coffee Club. We look forward to seeing you there!

PNB Offers Educational Scholarships

Peoples National Bank has provided financial services to Southern Illinois since 1909.  In keeping with our history and tradition of community service and commitment to the education of future civic and business leaders, Peoples National Bank has established an educational scholarship that assists high school graduates in continuing their education at a university, college, trade or vocational school.  Each recipient of the Peoples National Bank scholarship received a $500 scholarship.  Scholarships are awarded to students exhibiting positive leadership and character in academic, community and extra-curricular activities.

High School seniors that would like to apply for a Peoples National Bank scholarship should contact their High School Guidance Office, stop by their local Peoples National Bank to pick up an application or download an application from www.peoplesnationalbank.com.  The deadline for completed applications is March 1, 2019.

Carmi Kiwanis Club Pancake Day

The Carmi Kiwanis Club will hold their annual Pancake Day on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Washington School in Carmi.  Pancakes and sausage will be available from 7am – 11am.  Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.  Proceeds will go to help youth related activities in our community. In addition to the…Continue Reading

Dance @ Carmi American Legion

The Carmi American Legion will hold a dance on Saturday, February 16 from 7:30 – 11:30 pm.  Music will be provided by Pez and the Dispensers.  All dance proceeds go to Veterans programs.Continue Reading