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Alzheimer's group meeting

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group will meet 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Columbus Community Center, 3111 19th St.

Occupational therapist Julie Bennett will share tips for caregivers.

For more information, call Adam Lassen at 402-564-5729 or Martha Davidson at 402-564-1980.

CCH hosting health fair

COLUMBUS -- The 14th annual Tune-Up for Life Community Health Fair will be held 7-11 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Columbus Wellness Center.

This event is open to the public and offers a number of free and discounted health screenings and services. Free screenings include blood pressure, body composition, bone density, colorectal cancer, flexibility, hearing, vision and strength. There will also be several free classes and admittance to the YMCA. Bryan Health will offer mobile screening services for a minimal fee for atrial fibrillation, arterial disease, abdominal aortic ultrasound and carotid artery ultrasound.

These require an appointment by calling 402-562-1533. Seasonal flu shots and pneumonia vaccines will also be available.

Senior center holding fundraiser

SCHUYLER -- The Colfax County Senior Center, 12th and A streets in Schuyler, will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Labor Day, Sept. 4.

The center will be serving sloppy Joes and roast beef sandwiches along with a variety of rolls, bars and pies. All proceeds will be used to defray the cost of the new heating and air conditioning system at the center.

Blind group holding meeting

COLUMBUS -- The next meeting for the National Federation of the Blind Columbus Chapter will be 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at the Eagles Club.

This meeting is for those who are losing their vision or struggling with vision loss.

For more information, visit or call Linda Mentink at 402-563-8138.

Gallery exhibit features Albracht

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Art Gallery will feature work by artist Carolyn Albracht in her exhibit “Contemplation” through Sept. 1.

An artist’s reception will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday in the art gallery, located on the lower level of Columbus Public Library, 2504 14th St. The reception is free and open to the public.

Blood drive in Schuyler

SCHUYLER -- An American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Schuyler Knights of Columbus, will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 5 at St. Augustine Parish Hall, 604 Chicago St.

Bring donor card or photo ID, and eat and drink plenty of water prior to donating.

To schedule an appointment, call Paul Doerneman at 402-352-3092 or visit and enter sponsor code SchuylerNebraska.


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