People & Events

Early Childhood Screening next week

Fairmont Area Schools will offer Early Childhood Screenings for children born between Sept. 1, 2012, and Aug. 31, 2014, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Fairmont Elementary School. Minnesota law requires that all children entering kindergarten be screened prior to the start of school. It is strongly recommended that this screening be done early, around the age of 3. Appointments for ECS may be made by calling Fairmont Area Schools at (507) 235-6205 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

CER to host dementia event

Fairmont Community Education & Recreation will host a “Dementia Friends” information session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in room 102 at Fairmont Elementary School. Local volunteer Jennelle Cunning will provide information aimed at increasing dementia awareness in Fairmont and across Martin County. Anyone interested in attending and or signing up for the first Dementia Friends session may contact Fairmont CER at (507) 235-3141.

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