Craft market at Oak Ballroom

SCHUYLER -- CHI Memorial Hospital Auxiliary of Schuyler will hold its 41st annual hobby and craft market Sunday at the Oak Ballroom in Schuyler.

For more information, contact Loretta at 402-352-3280 or Rose at 401-615-0638.

City conducting hydrant flushing

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Water Utility Division will begin fall hydrant flushing on Monday.

Residents may notice discolored water and low pressure as crews pass through their areas. The flushing and flow testing may last up to three weeks.

Diversity summit at Central CC

COLUMBUS -- Central Community College will host the Columbus Leadership Diversity and Inclusion Summit from 8 a.m.-noon Monday in the West Education Building, Room 205.

Topics will include uncovering and managing unconscious bias, minorities in the U.S., teamwork, multigenerational teams in the workplace and employee resource groups.

This event is free by registration only. To register, visit

For more information, call 402-564-2769 or email

CART meeting set for Tuesday

COLUMBUS -- Columbus Area Recreational Trails (CART) will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at Dusters in the upstairs conference room.

All bikers, runners and walkers who use the trails are invited to attend.

For more information, call Judy Trautwein at 402-564-5287.

Health fair offers screenings

OSCEOLA -- Annie Jeffrey Health Center in Osceola will hold its 14th annual health fair from 6:45 a.m.-noon Tuesday in the 4-H pavilion at the Polk County Fairgrounds.

The event will offer free and discounted health screening services, including general blood chemistry analysis, cholesterol profile, complete blood cell count, thyroid screening (TSH), diabetes screening (Hemoglobin A1C), vitamin D and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing. Those wishing to have their blood drawn should fast for at least eight hours, but drink plenty of water and take daily medications as required. Anyone wishing to take advantage of the laboratory screening must bring a legal-sized, self-addressed stamped envelope so the test results can be mailed directly to the participant.

There will also be a skin scope providing free evaluations of cancer-causing sun damage and colon cancer screening kits for those 50 years of age and older; free blood pressure checks, body-fat testing and blood typing.

Bryan Health Mobile Screening will be offering a free 30-minute HeartAware risk assessment that includes a free fingerstick cholesterol profile, glucose, blood pressure and BMI calculation from 7:00 a.m.-noon. Call 402-747-2031 to schedule a HeartAware risk assessment.

There will be many exhibits, information booths, door prize drawings and a complimentary continental breakfast.


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