PAST Events

2020

Tuesday, May 5.. Tick Talk: An Ounce of Prevention…

1:30 – 3:00 pm  Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library, 952 Main Street, Sanford, ME 04073  http://lbgoodall.org/  Admission: Free.  Lyme disease cases in Maine hit a record high 2,079 cases in 2019.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognizes that number probably represents a mere 10% of the actual number of people impacted by the disease.  Seniors ages 65+ have the highest incidence rate of Lyme disease in the State of Maine.  Bob Maurais from Mainely Ticks will share strategies to better protect your family from the ever increasing threat of ticks and tick-borne diseases. Items discussed will include personal protection strategies, landscape modifications and the life cycle of the deer tick. A 50-minute PowerPoint presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer period. Educational literature will be distributed, including tick identification guides and bookmarks. This free event will be held at the Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library, 952 Main Street, Sanford, ME 04073.  This year be more prepared than surprised!

Monday, April 13. Tick Talk: Spring is here, and so are the ticks!  

6:00-8:00 pm  Massabesic Center for Adult Learning  Massabesic East Building (Formally known as MJHS)  84 West Road, Waterboro, ME 04087  $3.00 Registration Fee.  FMI – email mcal@rsu57.org or call 207-247-2022  Are you planning on spending time outdoors this spring and summer?   Do you know that 75% of Lyme diseases cases are contracted within 100 feet of the home?  Learn how to better protect your family and pets from tick-borne diseases through personal protection strategies and landscape modifications.  Free full color tick identification guides and educational literature will be distributed to all who attend.

Saturday, April 11. 6th Annual Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education Conference 

8:00am-5:00pm , Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta Maine 04330  Admission is Free. http://conference2020.mldse.org/  This will be the 6th year that Mainely Ticks is a sponsor of this timely and well attended conference featuring nationally recognized Lyme experts.  Free educational literature will be distributed to all who attend.

Friday, March 27. Maine Flower Show Tick Talk: Spring is here, and so are the ticks! 

12:30 pm Thompson’s Point in Portland, Maine (Fee to attend the Flower Show)  The Maine Flower Show is one of the biggest gardening and horticultural shows in the region where landscapers, exhibitors, designers and horticulturists come together annually. Maine Flower Show website  Are you planning on spending time outdoors this spring and summer?   Did you know that 75% of Lyme diseases cases are contracted within 100 feet of the home?  Join Bob & Barb Maurais from Mainely Ticks for a timely discussion on how to better protect your family and pets from tick-borne diseases.  Low-cost personal protection strategies and landscape modifications will be discussed.  Free full color tick identification guides and educational literature will be distributed to all who attend.

2019

Friday, April 26.  Lyme Disease Conference  

8:00am-5:00pm  (Doors open at 7am for registration) Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education Conference, Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta Maine 04330  Admission:  FREE https://conference2019.mldse.org/  Mainely Ticks is one of the sponsors of this event, and will be distributing FREE educational literature to all who attend.

Friday, April 12 Tick Talk: Spring is here, and so are the Ticks 

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road, Wells 04090 646-8181 www.wellslibrary.org Free  With springtime weather finally upon us, Bob Maurais from Mainely Ticks will share strategies to better protect your family from the ever increasing threat of ticks and tick-borne diseases. Items discussed will include personal protection strategies, landscape modifications and the life cycle of the deer tick. A 50-minute PowerPoint presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer period. Educational literature will be distributed, including tick identification guides and bookmarks. This free event will be held at the Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road, Wells 04090.  This year, be more prepared than surprised! 

Monday, April 8. Tick Talk: Lyme Disease Prevention

 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm  Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library, 952 Main Street, Sanford, ME 04073 http://lbgoodall.org/  Admission: Free.  Bob Maurais from Mainely Ticks will share strategies to better protect your family from the ever increasing threat of ticks and tick-borne diseases. Items discussed will include personal protection strategies, landscape modifications and the life cycle of the deer tick. A 50-minute PowerPoint presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer period. Educational literature will be distributed, including tick identification guides and bookmarks. This free event will be held at the Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library, 952 Main Street, Sanford, ME 04073.  This year, be more prepared than surprised!

Saturday, April 6. Deer Ticks: Reduce Your Risk!  

12th Annual Childcare Conference sponsored by Windham/Raymond School Age Child Care Saturday, April 6, 2019 Windham High School.  Child Care Providers – Registration required. 

Friday, March 29. Maine Flower Show

12:30 pm Thompson’s Point in Portland, Maine (Fee to attend the Flower Show)  The Maine Flower Show is one of the biggest gardening and horticultural shows in the region where landscapers, exhibitors, designers and horticulturists come together annually.  Maine Flower Show website  Are you planning on spending time outdoors this spring and summer?   Did you know that 75% of Lyme diseases cases are contracted within 100 feet of the home?  Join Bob & Barb Maurais from Mainely Ticks for a timely discussion on how to better protect your family and pets from tick-borne diseases.  Low-cost personal protection strategies and landscape modifications will be discussed.  Free full color tick identification guides and educational literature will be distributed to all who attend.

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