Healthy Communities of the Capital Area

As a Local Healthy Maine Partnership, HCCA works with community partners to reduce tobacco use and exposureincrease physical activityimprove nutritionprevent alcohol and drug abuse, and link people to health screenings and community resources.

What's Happening in Your Neighborhood?

Cooking Matters Store Tours

They are happening every Thursday from 10 a.m. to Noon

at a Hannaford Store somewhere in southern Kennebec Valley!

Gardiner on the 1st Thursday

Augusta - Cony Circle on the 2nd and 4th Thursday-

Just added these classes to the Cony Circle location: the 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Noon to 2 P.M.

Winthrop on the 3rd Thursday

E-mail Karen at or call 207-588-5012 to sign up for a tour. 



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