People and Events

Early Risers set Wednesday meeting

Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. The program this week will feature Jeff Markquart, Martin County Sheriff. The public is invited to attend.

Red Cross blood drives upcoming

There will be two blood donation opportunities this week in our local area. First, they will hold a blood drive from 12-6 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 706 Third Ave. in St. James. They will also hold a blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 214 S. Holland St. in Truman. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make a resolution to give blood to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply as donations historically decline throughout the summer months. Blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with AB negative, O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more or make an appointment to give blood, call 1-800-733-2767, visit redcrossblood.org, or download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App.


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