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Fundraiser for Discoverer band

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus High School band will hold a fundraiser 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Godfather’s Pizza, 779 33rd Ave.

Fifteen percent of all dine-in and carry-out sales will be donated to the band.

Diabetes event in Columbus

COLUMBUS -- The 14th annual Diabetes Awareness Day will be held 3:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Columbus Wellness Center.

The event will include guest speakers, cooking demonstration, a question-and-answer session, food and prizes. Event screenings will include blood sugar, blood pressure, hearing, vision and bone density. Vaccines and additional tests will be available for a fee, including flu shots, cholesterol screening, Prevnar 13 vaccine and Pneumovax vaccine.

Seminar on health programs

COLUMBUS -- A free informational seminar on Medicare and Nebraska Medicaid will be held 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Columbus Community Center, 3111 19th St.

Experts on Medicare and Medicaid will present information on the programs and how they work together and answer questions. SHIPP counselor Terri Lab will discuss how to choose the best prescription plan.

Entertainment will be provided by Penny Golden and violin students, and refreshments will be served.


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