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July – October 2014

July 31, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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The Greater Waterville Bikes and Walks @ Barrel's Community Market
July 31, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly bike rides starting from behind Barrel’s Community Market.  The ride pace is set to the slowest rider, and they won’t leave anyone behind. Most rides are about 10 miles in length. Everyone 18 or older is welcome, regardless of ability.
August 4, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
After each nutrition topic we will work on a group garden plot. Snacks will be provided and families can take home the produce they grow.
August 5, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Participate in this training to learn about organic management of pasture weeds. Emphasis will be placed on cultural, mechanical, and biological control of pasture weeds with specific weed examples highlighted. Organically approved chemical control of pasture weeds will also be reviewed.
Quarry Rd Summer Race Series @ Quarry Road Recreation Area
August 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration opens at 5 p.m. sponsored by Inland Hospital.
The Greater Waterville Bikes and Walks @ Barrel's Community Market
August 7, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly bike rides starting from behind Barrel’s Community Market.  The ride pace is set to the slowest rider, and they won’t leave anyone behind. Most rides are about 10 miles in length. Everyone 18 or older is welcome, regardless of ability.
Geology Event @ Penobscot Marine Musuem Old Vestry Building
August 9, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dr. Stephen Norton will provide a talk and then lead participants on an exploration of the dramatic and varied geological features of Sears Island and coastal Maine. Dr. Norton, who retired from the University of Maine in 2008, received his Ph.D. in geology from Harvard University. Early in his career he conducted research with the US Geological Survey and the ...
August 11, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
After each nutrition topic we will work on a group garden plot. Snacks will be provided and families can take home the produce they grow.
Our presenter, Klaas Martens, Penn Yan, NY, uses a diverse crop rotation to farm over 1,400 acres of organic corn, soybeans, small grains, a variety of peas, and cover crops. By adhering to one simple principle – every crop follows a suitable predecessor – Martens has improved soil health and function to cycle nutrients, increase water infiltration and availability, and ...
Quarry Rd Summer Race Series @ Quarry Road Recreation Area
August 12, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration opens at 5 p.m. sponsored by Inland Hospital.
The Greater Waterville Bikes and Walks @ Barrel's Community Market
August 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly bike rides starting from behind Barrel’s Community Market.  The ride pace is set to the slowest rider, and they won’t leave anyone behind. Most rides are about 10 miles in length. Everyone 18 or older is welcome, regardless of ability.
August 18, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
After each nutrition topic we will work on a group garden plot. Snacks will be provided and families can take home the produce they grow.
Quarry Rd Summer Race Series @ Quarry Road Recreation Area
August 19, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration opens at 5 p.m. sponsored by Inland Hospital.
The Greater Waterville Bikes and Walks @ Barrel's Community Market
August 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly bike rides starting from behind Barrel’s Community Market.  The ride pace is set to the slowest rider, and they won’t leave anyone behind. Most rides are about 10 miles in length. Everyone 18 or older is welcome, regardless of ability.
Youth Triathlon @ Madison Boat Landing
August 24, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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Quarry Rd Summer Race Series @ Quarry Road Recreation Area
August 26, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration opens at 5 p.m. sponsored by Inland Hospital.
The Greater Waterville Bikes and Walks @ Barrel's Community Market
August 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly bike rides starting from behind Barrel’s Community Market.  The ride pace is set to the slowest rider, and they won’t leave anyone behind. Most rides are about 10 miles in length. Everyone 18 or older is welcome, regardless of ability.
September 7, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
September 13, 2014 @ 6:45 am – 11:00 am
New England’s Rural Health Conference @ Westford Regency, Westford, MA
October 1, 2014 – October 3, 2014 all-day
Oct. 1 – Annual Symposium, “Combatting Substance Abuse in Rural New England.”  Keynote Speaker: Harry Chen, MD. Oct. 2 – Federal  Day.    Keynote speaker: Christie Hager, JD, MPH Oct. 3 -Rural Oral Health in New England  Keynote: Hugh Silk, MD, MPH, FAAFP 
2014 MPHA Fall Conference @ Augusta Civic Center
October 7, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
MPHA’s Conference Committee is pleased to announce the date of our 30th annual fall conference. We hope you will save Tuesday, October 7th on your calendar and plan to join over 300 of your colleagues at the Augusta Civic Center for this special anniversary event. This year’s keynote speakers will be: Erik N. Steele, D.O., FAAFP Senior Vice President, Chief ...
October 29, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Keynote Speaker: Kathryn Miree - http://kathrynmireeandassociates.com/about/