DOVER-FOXCROFT – The Piscataquis Public Health Council, our region's Healthy Maine Partnership, will be hosting an off premises alcohol seller server training on Thursday, July 24, 2008 from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Sebec Room at the Resource Center, Mayo Regional Hospital. There is no cost to participate. This training will work with area retailers and their employees who sell liquor for consumption off premise.
The program will cover how to identify minors and visibly intoxicated person, intervention to prevent a visibly intoxicated person from driving, how alcohol is ingested and metabolized by the body, what alcoholism is and how alcohol affects the body, false identification detection and good carding policy, the importance of good written serving policies and the Liquor Liability Act.
Emer Scheifen, of Bangor Health and Wellness will lead the training. Emer is a certified TIPS trainer. This training is a Maine Office of Substance Abuse approved training and will help retailers prevent costly violations and civil suites, instill more confidence in alcohol servers and potentially reduce Liquor Liability Insurance premiums (dependant upon insurance carrier approval).
Seating is limited, please reserve by July 21, 2008 by calling Christie Whitten, Community Partnership Specialist at 564–4184. No cost to retailers and their employees. Retailers who attend will receive a free ID Guide!
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