People and Events
Blood donation opportunity this week
American Red Cross blood drive will be held 12:30-6:30
p.m. Tuesday at the Bricelyn Community Center, 309 N.
Main St in Bricelyn. The Red Cross is urging healthy, eligible
individuals to give blood to help prevent blood shortages
that could result from lower donor participation. Donors of
all blood types are encouraged to give blood. Extra sanitary
precautions are used and it is safe to give. Masks are a good
idea as well. To make an appointment or to donate blood, call
1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), visit RedCrossBlood.
org or download the Red Cross Blood Donor App.
CER announces upcoming activity
Community Education and Recreation (CER) will offer
a community activity this week. Erin Gonzalez, MS, RDN,
LD, who practices utilizing a non-diet, intuitive eating,
health at every size approach. She will teach a 10-session
class for others to end emotional eating from 6:30-8 p.m.
Tuesdays Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1 and
8 via Zoom. With this approach, you get to choose food for
pleasure and nourishment, understand which foods make
you feel best and learn how to plan satisfying, stress-free
meals. The fee for the class is $195. Pre-registration with
payment is requested at Fairmont CER at the Fairmont Elementary
School. For questions, call them at (507) 235-
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