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April 27

Belton Police Self-Defense Class

6-9 p.m. — Wrestling room, Belton High School, 801 W. North Ave., Belton

With April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Belton Police Department is offering a self-defense class for anyone age 13 and older. An RSVP is requested for those interested. For more information contact Victim Advocate Elizabeth Crow at ecrow@beltonpd.org or 816-348-4430.

April 28

Cass County Sheriff’s Self-Defense Class

9 a.m. to noon — Wrestling room, Harrisonville High School, 1504 E. Elm St., Harrisonville

With April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office is offering a self-defense class for anyone age 13 and older. Registration is required. For more information contact Victim Advocate Crystal Beal at 537@cassmosheriff.org or 816-380-8319.

May 1

Stop the Bleed

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Cass Regional Medical Center, 2800 Rock Haven Road, Harrisonville

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free Stop the Bleed educational program on May 1 in Conference Rooms 1 and 2, which are located directly inside the main entrance of the hospital. Learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use your hands, dressings, and tourniquets in a manner that could help save a life. Stop the Bleed is free to the public. To register, visit http://signup.com/go/SVLfasu. For more information about the event, contact Paula McBride at 816-380-5888 ext. 3841 or email pmcbride@cassregional.org.

May 4

Free Community Health Screening

9 to 11:30 a.m. — Meadowview Estates, 533 Meadow View Circle, Peculiar

Cass Regional Medical Center is providing free health screenings for the public. Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen, and blood sugar screenings and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). No appointments are necessary. To learn more, contact Kacee Baldwin at 816-619-3000 or kbaldwin@cassregional.org.

MAD Dash 5K Walk/Run

6:30 p.m. — Recreation Park, 1011 S. Madison, Raymore

The Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation will hold its fifth annual MAD Dash 5K Walk/Run on May 4, at Raymore Recreation Park. Registration opens at 5:45 p.m. with the walk/run scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for students, who register by April 23 (and guarantee themselves a T-shirt). The price goes up on April 24.

May 8

Alzheimer’s Support Group

6 p.m. — Cass Regional Medical Center, 2800 Rock Haven Road, Harrisonville

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting at 6 p.m. on May 8 in Conference Room 1, which is located directly inside the main entrance of the hospital. For more information, email Jeanne Reeder at jeanne.reeder@alz.org or call the Alzheimer’s 24-hour information and support line at 800-272-3900.

Cass County Civil War Roundtable

7 p.m. — Pearson Hall, 400 E. Mechanic, Harrisonville

Come and learn our history. This month, our speaker will be local Civil War reenactor and editor for Burnt District Press John Moloski, who will share information about Missouri Confederate soldiers during the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, on November 30, 1864.

May 11

Free Community Health Screening

9 to 11:30 a.m. — Harrisonville Villas, 501 Timber Drive, Harrisonville

Cass Regional Medical Center is providing free health screenings for the public. Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen, and blood sugar screenings and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). To learn more, contact Kacee Baldwin at 816-619-3000 or kbaldwin@cassregional.org.

May 17

Diabetes Support Group

6:30 p.m. — Cass Regional Medical Center, 2800 Rock Haven Road, Harrisonville

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free Diabetes Support Group meeting at 6:30 pm. on May 17 in Conference Rooms 1, 2 and 3, which are located directly inside the main entrance of the hospital. The monthly gathering with Cass Regional’s Diabetes Education team presents topics on current trends in diabetes treatments, lifestyle modification options and other topics of interest for diabetics and their families. To learn more, contact Diabetes Educator Liz Whelan at 816-380-5888 ext. 6010 or lwhelan@cassregional.org.

May 18

Free Community Health Screening

9 to 11:30 a.m. — Commerce Bank, 1301 S. Locust St., Harrisonville

Cass Regional Medical Center is providing free health screenings for the public. Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen, and blood sugar screenings and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). To learn more, contact Kacee Baldwin at 816-619-3000 or kbaldwin@cassregional.org.

May 25

Free Community Health Screening

9 to 11:30 a.m. — Cass County Public Library, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville

Cass Regional Medical Center is providing free health screenings for the public. Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen, and blood sugar screenings and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). To learn more, contact Kacee Baldwin at 816-619-3000 or kbaldwin@cassregional.org.

May 28

Memorial Day Services

9:30 a.m. — Glenwild Cemetery, 1506 E. 259th St., Cleveland

Memorial Day Services at Glenwild Cemetery will take place on Monday, May 28, followed at 10 a.m. by the American Legion’s veteran’s service.

The Democrat will accept any submission for appropriate events occurring in Cass County if they are emailed to Editor Tod Palmer at tpalmer@kcstar.com in our event format. Items sent at least two weeks in advance of the event will have a better chance of making the paper.

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