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AREA NEWS: H1N1 vaccine, Innovate ND boot camp etc.

H1N1 vaccine still available in Polk County Polk County Public Health has H1N1 vaccine for those who missed earlier clinics and want to be vaccinated for H1N1. Both nasal mist and injectable vaccine are available. Children younger than 10 need tw...

H1N1 vaccine still available in Polk County

Polk County Public Health has H1N1 vaccine for those who missed earlier clinics and want to be vaccinated for H1N1. Both nasal mist and injectable vaccine are available.

Children younger than 10 need two H1N1 vaccines given one month apart, according to a press release from the department. Those older than 10 need only one H1N1 vaccine.

For appointments, call Crystalynn or June at (218) 281-3385.

Innovate ND to hold boot camp

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A "boot camp" for Innovate ND's 25 finalists will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at UND's Center for Innovation in the Ina Mae Rude Entrepreneur Center.

Jeff Stamp, chairman of entrepreneurship, will facilitate the event, joined by past Inno-vate ND judges and investors.

For more information, contact the state commerce department at (701) 328-5300 or bschoenberg@nd.gov , or the Center for Innovation at (701) 777-3970 or rodrigo@innovators.net .

Women's History Month wraps up in Roseau

The public is invited to a program celebrating the contributions of women from the area who served in the military at 1 p.m. March 20 at the City Center in Roseau, Minn.

For more information, go to www.roseaucohistoricalsociety.org and click on "upcoming events." Information is also available on the museum's Facebook page.

Scouts prepare for food drive

Boy Scouts, UND students and other volunteers from the Grand Forks area will collect food to restock the shelves of local food cupboards.

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Volunteers will distribute door-knob hang-tags March 25. Residents can fill bags with food and personal care items. Bags should be set outside 9 to 11 a.m. March 27 for volunteers to collect.

For more information, contact lmunski@yahoo.com or (701) 772-8207.

Workshop searches for a healthy heart

Heartland Child Nutrition will present a free two-hour workshop 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 27 at 4000 Valley Square, 4000 24th Ave. S., Grand Forks.

This training will "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" as Dorothy joins the scarecrow in his search for a healthy heart as food labels are evaluated based on fat, protein, sodium and sugar. The Wizard is scheduled to appear with creative, kid-friendly and nutritious child care meals. Somewhere over the rainbow is a shower of craft activities and child care pro-jects.

Food program credit will be given to licensed or certified child care providers. For more information, call (800) 366-6793. To register online, go to www.heartlandnutrition.org .

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