Glass recycling cancellation, ALMH, Humane Society, blood drive and
Habitat in Close Up
By Mike Fak
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Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency and the Lincoln Junior Woman's
Club announce the cancellation of the glass recycling collection
for the month of August. The next collection will be Saturday, Sept.
11, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Logan County Fairgrounds. For
additional information regarding the glass recycling program,
contact Mitzi Rohlfs, agency coordinator, at 732-9636.
to the ALMH website may have already noticed its new
addition: online bill paying. In an age of paperless paychecks and
shopping from the comfort of your living room, ALMH has furthered
its dedication to patient convenience by offering bill paying at the
click of a mouse.
The "Pay My
Bill" link appears at the top and bottom of the home page of the
ALMH website, www.almh.org, as
well as along the sidebar. Once clicked, the link takes visitors to
a page where they are instructed to type in the patient's name and
account number. The site can be used with either credit or debit
Humane Society of Logan County and Ace Hardware will have a
dog adopt-a-thon Saturday, July 31, at Ace Hardware, 521 N.
Kickapoo, from 10 to 11 a.m.
will be a CICBC blood drive on Monday, Aug. 2, at Lincoln
Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo, from noon to 6 p.m. The Central
Illinois Community Blood Center is the blood provider to area
patients of 19 counties at 19 central and southwestern Illinois
hospitals. CICBC is the only provider of blood to Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital, Hopedale Medical Complex, Memorial Medical Center
and St. John's Hospital. If you have any questions about donating,
you can call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253). Walk-ins are always
welcome, but to schedule an appointment call Jessica at
1-866-GIVE-BLD, ext 118, or sign up online at
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for Humanity of Logan County has a fundraiser the first Monday
of each month at Culver's in Lincoln, 2530 Woodlawn Road. From 5 to
8 p.m., 10 percent of all sales will go to Habitat.
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