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POTSDAM: The Clarkson University campus community and members of the local community will gather at Clarkson's World Trade Center Memorial Sculpture, 8:25 a.m., for Clarkson's annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony; located across the road from the Rowley Laboratories building; open to the public and members of local rescue squads, fire or police departments, the military, and veterans are invited to attend in uniform; 21-gun salute planned; in the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in the Student Center forum.
GOUVERNEUR: Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter welcomes those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia to attend support group, 1:30 p.m., second Wednesday of the month, Gouverneur Community Center, 4673 NYS Route 58.
GOUVERNEUR: St. Lawrence Health System hosting career fair to fill more than 120 positions in clinical and non-clinical fields, 2-6 p.m. at Gouverneur Hospital, East Community Room, 77 W. Barney St.; attendees are encouraged to bring a resume; hiring managers will provide on-the-spot interviews; volunteer manager will be on site to discuss volunteer, internship, and physician shadowing opportunities; complete job postings online at http://StLawrenceHealthSystem.org, and on social media outlets LinkedIn, Indeed, Facebook, and Glassdoor; pre-register: 315-261-5455, http://bit.ly/slhscareerfair.
HEUVELTON: Amvets Post 1997 meeting, 6:30 p.m., 107 State St.
Free mobile mammography
CANTON: Upstate University Hospital will offer free mobile mammography screenings, Newell Field House, St. Lawrence University; women 40 years and older are eligible to use the van if they have not had a mammogram in the past year and they show no signs or symptoms of breast cancer; pre-registration required; Canton Free Library will host a registration session on Aug. 27, from 1-3 p.m. in the Paige Room; also register by phone, 315-464-2582, online at www.upstate.edu/noexcuses.
Superfund info session
MASSENA: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold its next Open-House Information Session to discuss 2019 work activities associated with the Grasse River Superfund Site; dredging to address PCB-contaminated sediment in a 7.2 mile stretch of the Grasse River began this spring; EPA and Arconic staff available between 6 and 7 p.m. at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center to discuss the work and answer questions from the public; info: Larisa Romanowski, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, 518-407-0400, [email protected].
Postpartum group starts
POTSDAM: New mothers invited to join postpartum doula Jordyn Girard for discussion and support during the postpartum period; 2-3 p.m; meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays: 9/11, 9/25, 10/9. 10/23, 11/13, 11/27; Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.
Info & recruiting
MASSENA: Highland Nursing Home’s information and recruiting event, 1-3 p.m., 61 Beach St.; free gifts, refreshments, doughnuts; 315-769-9956, www.facebook.com/events/2509643772592943/.
Title 1 meeting
OGDENSBURG: School-wide informational Title 1 meeting at Madill Elementary School during the school’s Back to School Open House; information will be given to parents of students receiving AIS services in ELA and Math about services, responsibilities, and parent rights; stop in Room 3 anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 to learn more.
Workforce board meets
CANTON: St. Lawrence County Workforce Development Board to meet, 8 a.m., Human Services Building, State Highway 310, second floor conference room.
Suicide awareness program
POTSDAM: St. Lawrence Health System, in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Suicide Awareness Coalition, will present a dinner panel and short video on suicide awareness and prevention, 5-7 p.m., Best Western University Inn; St. Lawrence Health System’s Director of Behavioral Health Jayme Smith, PhD, and Laurie Zweifel, PhD, Psychiatry; Suicide Awareness Coalition Chair Mary Jones, as well as representatives from Reachout will present information and answer questions related to suicide; short Ted Talk video entitled “How to Start a Conversation about Suicide” will be shown; open to the general community, no cost for dinner; however, RSVPs required by Sept. 8; contact Community Relations Manager Deborah Chase-Lauther, 315-261-5413, [email protected] to reserve your seat.