People and Events

Fairmont Community blood drive slated

The American Red Cross will hold a Fairmont community blood drive 12:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Budd Room at the Holiday Inn, Fairmont. All presenting donors will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card by email, courtesy of Suburban Propane. For appointments, call (800) 733-2767 or online at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code FAIRMONTMN. Blood donors of all types are needed.

Blue Earth Area to hold conferences

Parent-student-teacher conferences for students in grades 8-12 will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday in the commons at Blue Earth Area High School in Blue Earth. There also will be a post-high school planning meeting from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday in the Performing Arts Center at the high school. It will highlight the topic of college options. Juniors are encouraged to attend, but any other students and their families are welcome. There also will be a Parent Advisory meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school media center. Those with topics they would like to discuss may email Mr. Ewing at gewing@beas. blueearth.k12.mn.us

CREST lunch event planned in Sherburn

A “Lunch & Learn” event sponsored by CREST will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Senior Citizens Center, 21 E. First St., in Sherburn. The program will focus on Christmas fun. Following the presentation, a lunch of scalloped potatoes and ham, green bean casserole and assorted Christmas goodies will be served. Donations are welcome to defray costs. Anyone in the area is invited to attend.


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