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Pine Tree Hospice is pleased to announce its Lunch and Learn Series topics for Fall 2014. On Tuesday, September 9th, they are focusing on Good Nutrition and what it means to your health. The importance of Staying Active is the topic for the event on Wednesday, October 8th where easy exercises and their benefits are explored. To help your car get ready for winter, a certified mechanic will provide information on Automotive Maintenance on Wednesday, November 12th. Finishing off the fall series on Wednesday, December 12th, will be Social Media 101 to help you keep in touch with family and friends on the World Wide Web.
The events run from 11 AM to 1 PM and are free of charge. Pre-registration is preferred but not required. For more information or to register, please call 564-4346 or email

The Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County Inc. will offer volunteer training beginning Monday, September 8th from 5 to 8 PM at the Palmyra Community Center at 4 Madawaska Road in Palmyra. The training will take place for 8 weeks and there is no cost to participants. Spots are limited so interested individuals are encouraged to cal and register soon. Contact karen Champagne at 474-7775 or email: Upon completion of the training, volunteers will be able to provide in-home support to neighbors in their community, visit nursing homes, serve as grief group co-facilitators and assist in one of the many other aspects of the orgainization.