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Events in the month of May 2020

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
FREE Mental Health Conference at in the Wilder Building on the NICC/Calmar campus May 5, 7:20 a.m.-2:45 p.m. There are CEUs available for some disciplines and a nice variety of topics being presented. The conference is free and a lunch will also be provided at no cost. Registration is required. For more information, visit
           Denise Uhlenhake
    Parish Center/Neumann Hall
107 E. South Street, P.O. Box 819
            Calmar, IA 52132
             Serving the Parishes of
            St. Aloysius, Calmar
        St. Francis de Sales, Ossian
         St. Wenceslaus, Spillville
    Our Lady of Seven Dolors, Festina

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Get creative together in this afternoon workshop on rosemaling, a traditional Norwegian style of decorative painting.  
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
What: A reflective, quiet night aiming to help men experience a moment of peace and recollection. This is done through a guided meditation and time for prayer, reading, learning, and reflection. No ice breakers, no sharing. Come and go as you please.
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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Prescription medications can help us live longer and healthier lives, but any medication has the potential to do harm – especially when misused.  That misuse can include not understanding your medication needs, leaving prescriptions where others can access them, and intentional abuse.

“Generation Rx” seminars will be held this winter and spring in Allamakee, Winneshiek and Howard counties. The seminars, aimed at preventing prescription medication misuse, are presented by volunteers with Northeast Iowa Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (NEI RSVP) and Helping Services for Youth & Families. 

According to Deana Hageman, Director of NEI RSVP, “Whether prescription misuse is intentional or not, it’s a problem that needs to be addressed. We hope these presentations will alert people to potential dangers of misusing prescription medications and promote safe medication practices.”

The seminars, which are geared to an adult audience, will provide attendees with information about safe storage of medications, proper disposal of unused medications and tips for taking your medications as prescribed.    

Northeast Iowa Generation Rx Seminars scheduled to date:

Monday, February 3, 2:00-3:00 pm at Arlin Falck Assisted Living, Barthell Eastern Star, Decorah

Monday, February 24, 6:00-7:00 pm at Fort Atkinson Community Center, Fort Atkinson

Tuesday, February 25, 6:30-7:30 pm at Decorah Public Library, Decorah

Tuesday, March 10, 11:00-11:45 am at Decorah Senior Center, Decorah

Wednesday, March 18, 9:30-10:30 am at Viking State Bank, Decorah

Sunday, March 29, 9:40-10:40 am at Decorah Lutheran Church

Monday, April 6, 1:30-2:30 pm at Cresco Public Library, Cresco

Thursday, May 28, 5:30-6:30 pm at Robey Memorial Library, Waukon

Visit for more information about the seminars and links to Generation Rx resources. 

If your business or organization would like to host a Generation Rx seminar, please contact Deana Hageman at 563-382-5181 or

Northeast Iowa RSVP matches volunteers age 55 and up with opportunities to serve at non-profits in Allamakee, Howard and Winneshiek counties.

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