Blood drive set for Thursday

CEYLON — Happy February … I always think we are getting over the hump of winter when it becomes February. Maybe it’s just wishful thinking.

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There will be a Red Cross blood drive in Ceylon from 1-6 p.m. Thursday. To make an appointment or for more information, call (800) 733-2767), go online to www.redcrossblood.org or text BLOOD to 90999.

There also will be a blood drive Feb. 4 in Trimont, and later in February there will be a drive in Fairmont.

Give the gift of life, give blood.

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Lake Belt Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting 7 p.m. Thursday in the banquet hall at Legends 2 in Ceylon. Everyone is welcome.

Bids for mowing and spraying will be discussed, among other things.

Contact Joyce Schultz for more information.

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There will be a meeting of the Friendly Neighbors Card Club 1:30 p.m. Friday at the home of Bernice Lehman. All members are encouraged to attend.

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There will be a fish fry beginning 5:30 p.m. Friday at Legends 2 in Ceylon. This is similar to the events the Legion formerly hosted. There is a charge.

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A cribbage tournament will be held beginning 1:15 p.m. Saturday at the Legends2/Legion building in Ceylon. Join friends and neighbors for a fun afternoon. There is a charge.

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Condolences to the families of Melva Schultze (Art) and Irene Tietje (Don) who passed away last week. Both ladies had many connections to Ceylon through Legion Auxiliary and community events. They will be missed.

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Upcoming events include the Ceylon Fire Relief Association pancake breakfast that will be held 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 10. Cost is a donation. Proceeds will go toward the Ceylon Summer Festival.

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