Blood drive set for Feb. 7

CEYLON — Condolences to the families of two long-time Ceylon area residents who passed away last week.

Robert “Bob” Champine was very involved in the community and the Ceylon Legion. He will be missed.

Irene Stade was involved in the area near Dunnell and rural Ceylon. She too will be missed.


Upcoming events include:

o A Red Cross blood drive will be held in Ceylon from 1-6 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Legends 2/Legion building.

Blood is in high demand, so make an appointment or be a walk in and give the gift of life by giving blood. For information, call (800) 733-2767, text BLOOD to 90999 or go online to

o There will be a fish fry 5 p.m. Feb. 8 at Legends 2 in Ceylon.

o Ceylon Legion and Sons of the Legion will meet 7 p.m. Feb. 12. All members and interested people are urged to attend.