Blood drive set in Truman

TRUMAN — Truman City Council will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Because of the pandemic, attendance by members of the public is not feasible. Members of the public may monitor the meeting via Zoom. If you would like to join, notify Brenda at (507) 776-7951.

Monday is the day to fly flags at half-staff to honor those we have lost to COVID-19. This is a request of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and is slated for the 19th of each month through the end of 2020.

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Truman Community Building, 313 N. First Ave. West, in Truman. To make an appointment, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor app at redcrossblood.org or call (800) 733-2767 or Laurie Sherman at (507) 776-2111. Every two seconds, someone in the USA needs blood.

Wednesday is recycling day. Please place your recycling container curbside by 7 a.m. The front should face the street, with all cardboard flattened and placed in the container.

Remember that egg cartons, pizza boxes, styrofoam and plastic grocery bags are not accepted. Most importantly, all items being recycled must be clean.

Meals on Wheels has resumed delivery of meals to the senior citizens of Truman. If you have questions about this service or would like to sign up for meals, call Holly Petersen at Heartland Senor Living in Truman at (507) 776-2031.

Second Harvest Heartland and the nutrition assistance program for seniors is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 102 Seventh Ave. East, in Truman. Eligible seniors, 60 years and older, can pre-register at (800) 365-0270.

October has been designated National Fire Prevention Month. This is when our local fire departments spread the word about fire safety. These men and woman are ready to answer our calls 24/7.

You can help by making a family fire escape plan, placing smoke alarms on each floor of your home and testing your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors monthly.

A big thank you to our Truman Fire Department.


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