The Anne Carlsen Center recently finalized an agreement to purchase Dakota Orofacial Myology, which is located in Fargo. Orofacial myology is the study of the muscles of the mouth and face that affect speech, swallowing and or chewing, according to information provided by the Anne Carlsen Center. The center will be able to incorporate this specialty, orofacial myology, and better serve children and adults of all abilities.
Stephanie Erlandson, doctor of physical therapy, joined the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Rehab Department in June. “With direct access physical therapy services, patients can schedule an appointment without a referral,” Erlandson said. “I have the ability to screen out and recognize if there’s something more serious that should lead to a follow-up appointment with a physician.”
The North Dakota Department of Human Services has awarded a $180,000 grant to the City-County Health District in Valley City to strengthen its efforts to treat opioid use disorder, support recovery and save lives by preventing overdose deaths. The City-County Health District received funding from the 2017 State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant. Grant-funded efforts are expected to begin this month and run through April 15.
The last day for public lap swimming at the Jamestown High School swimming pool is Thursday, Aug. 31, according the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department. Public swimming will be available again in September with the opening of the Two Rivers Activity Center. For more information, call TRAC at 952-8722.
Erik Grant, 62, Lisbon, Aug. 3. Kenneth Erickson, 88, Esmond, Aug. 3. Amy Smith, 60, Fargo, Aug. 3. Richard Koppenhaver, 86, Grand Forks, July 23. Linda Graalum, 71, Fargo, Aug. 2. James Rufus, 66, West Fargo, Aug. 5. Kay York, 94, Fargo, July 29.
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos and buffalo chip this week: • Bravo to Rob "Robla" Pope from Liverpool, England, who is raising funds for the World Wildlife Fund and Peace Direct by running across the United States multiple times. He stopped in Jamestown during his third run across the U.S. Pope said he got the inspiration to run across America after watching the movie "Forrest Gump." Pope has raised about $20,000 so far.
Jamestown High School begins football practice.
Jamestown Fire Department calls Aug. 4-10: Aug. 4: 6:16 p.m., fire department responded to 311 5th Ave. NE to a report of a vehicle on fire. Fire was out upon arrival of fire units. Cause: engine malfunction. No injuries reported. Time out: 15 minutes. Aug. 5: 3:02 p.m., fire department responded to 1011 10th St. SE, Budget Auto, to a report of smoke. Firefighters checked the structure, and no fire was found. Cause: exhaust from vehicle. No injuries reported. Time out: 30 minutes.
The Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org — with "Calendar" in the subject line or fax to 701-952-8477. Commercial events (those meant to earn a profit for a business) will not be accepted for this calendar. Saturday, Aug. 12 Buffalo City Group Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., AA Clubhouse, 518 10th Ave. SE. Necessary Serenity Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., 518 10th Ave. SE.
A birth was reported by Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Aug. 11, daughter, 6 pounds, 9 ounces, to Sarah and David Sundeen, Jamestown.