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College to host Red Cross blood drive April 15
PEORIA — Potentially lifesaving blood donations can only come from generous
volunteers. This April, during National Volunteer Month, the American Red
Cross invites eligible donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and
help meet the constant need for donated blood.
Approximately 5,600 times a day someone receives blood donated
through the Red Cross. While all types are needed, donors with type
O-positive or negative, B-negative, and A-negative are especially
encouraged to give.
www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
to learn more and schedule an appointment.
Upcoming blood donation opportunity
in Logan County:
- April 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Lincoln College, 300 Keokuk
How to donate blood
Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit
make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are
needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card
or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are
required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with
parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are
in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High
school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also
have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
Boatman to speak at writing club
Lincoln Writer's Club will meet Tuesday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni
Room of the student center at Lincoln College. Paul Boatman, chaplain of
Safe Haven Hospice, will be the guest speaker, focusing on how writing
reflects our life's direction.
The public is invited to attend. For
more information, call 732-2723.
Hartsburg-Emden FFA to host Hunter Safety Clinic
HARTSBURG — The Hartsburg-Emden FFA is hosting a Hunter Safety Clinic on
April 4 and 5 at the Hartsburg American Legion building. Participants must
attend both sessions. The clinic starts at 6 p.m. April 4, and the April 5
session begins at 9 a.m.
For more information, contact Betsy Pech at 217-642-5244.
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seeks donations for annual garage sale
The Humane Society of Logan County will have
its fundraising garage sale this year on June 13, 14 and 15, in conjunction
with the Logan County Route 66 Garage Sale. The Humane Society's sale will
again be at the Logan County Fairgrounds.
A wide variety of items will be available, including home décor,
books, toys, furniture, sporting goods, clothing, shoes, belts,
purses and much more. Food will also be available.
time? Make extra space at home and help Logan County animals too.
Donations of clean, gently used items may be dropped off each
Wednesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning May 7.
Please enter through south gate. Electronics cannot be accepted.
City of Mount Pulaski announces pickup dates for landscape waste
MOUNT PULASKI — The city of Mount
Pulaski has announced this year's schedule for landscape waste
pickup. Pickup days will be as follows: April 7, May 5,
June 2, July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and
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