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Joe Schmit to speak at Men's Night Out

Take advantage of health screenings, educational resources, dinner and informative speakers at Tri-County Hospital's Men's Night Out on Tuesday, April 28 at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium.

Men's Night Out is a free educational event on health for men 18 years and older. This year's keynote speaker is Joe Schmit, former KSTP news anchor.

Health screenings will be offered from 4-6 p.m. Tri-County Hospital will provide free screenings for glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, prostate-specific antigen and body-fat analysis. Informational booths will be available on CPR, surgical procedures, as well as tips about starting an individualized walking program by TCH physical therapists.

A soup and sandwich dinner will be served from 4:30-6 p.m. in the school lunchroom.

The evening program will kick off at 6 p.m. with a presentation on the "Stages of Man" by Steve Davis, M.D., followed by a panel discussion featuring local medical experts. Local radio personality Rick Youngbauer will be the panel moderator, as well as master of ceremonies.

The evening will round out with a man who has had a front row seat at some the greatest sports events in Minnesota history and also some of the biggest tragedies, former KSTP anchor, Joe Schmit. He will share stories from his 28 years in broadcasting, as well as personal stories dealing with cancer.

Admission is free; however, pre-registration is required by calling Jenn Davis, TCH Community Relations Assistant/Events Planner, at (218) 632-8777.