FARMINGTON — Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County is offering a Responsible Beverage Server Training for convenient stores that sell alcohol products in Greater Franklin County. This off-premise alcohol training will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the University of Maine at Farmington in North Dining Hall A.

Frank Lyons, a retired law enforcement officer who has served at local, county, and state levels for more than 30 years, will be the presenter. The training will include recognizing fake identifications, minors, and intoxicated persons; alcohol’s affects on the body; the Liquor Liability Act; and more.

There is a $15 fee per person and participants are required to bring current photo identification. Each employee who attends will receive a certificate approved by the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Public Safety that is valid for five years.

Merchants that would like to their employees attend must register early by contacting Christine Bruen at 779-2927 or [email protected]. Space is limited.

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