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All proceeds earmarked for new nursing home in Orange City

The Orange City Area Health System Foundation is hosting its 16th Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, June 23, at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City. All proceeds from this event will be designated to the new senior living facility/nursing home that will break ground later this year. The event includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, an evening hog roast, and prizes. Registration is at 11am, followed by lunch and a shotgun start. Dinner is at 5pm followed by awarding of prizes. There are still slots available for individuals and teams, as well as a variety of sponsorship levels. To register or contribute as a sponsor, contact Linda VanderZwaag, Orange City Area Health System Public Relations, at 712-737-5368 or [email protected]

Prediabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes. Studies have shown that people with  prediabetes can prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes by up to 58 percent through changes to their lifestyle that include modest weight loss and regular exercise. Learn how to prevent diabetes at Orange City Area Health System’s Prediabetes Class on Monday June 20 from 5-7pm at the health system’s main campus, lower level classrooms. Cost is $25 and includes dinner. Pre-register by calling 737-5289 or online at ocHealthSystem.org, Classes & Events.