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Upcoming area blood drives
The American Red Cross urgently needs donors to help prevent an emergency blood shortage following the Independence Day holiday. Platelet donors and blood donors of all types, especially those with type O negative, B negative and A negative, are encouraged to give now.
Summer can be among the most challenging times of the year to collect enough blood and platelet donations – yet the need for blood doesn’t take a summer break.
Aug. 22 from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. at University Mall, 1237 E. Main in Carbondale.
Aug. 22 from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Davis McCann Center, 1410 Walnut in Murphysboro.
Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at University Mall, 1237 E. Main in Carbondale.
Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Davis McCann Center, 1410 Walnut in Murphysboro, Ill.
Aug. 25 from 2 – 6 p.m. at St Andrew Catholic School, 723 Mulberry in Murphysboro, Ill.
Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center, 1255 Lincoln Drive in Carbondale.
Aug. 27 from 2 – 6 p.m. at Com-Pac International, 800 Industrial Park Road in Carbondale.
Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center, 1255 Lincoln Drive in Carbondale.
Aug. 22 from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Illinois Star Centre, 3000 W. DeYoung St. in Marion.
Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Illinois Star Centre, 3000 W. DeYoung St. in Marion.
Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Herrin Hospital, 201 S. 14th St. in Herrin.
Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at John A Logan College, 700 Logan College Road in Carterville.
Aug. 26 from 1 – 6 p.m. at Aldersgate Methodist Church, 1201 Fair St. in Marion.
Aug. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at John A Logan College, 700 Logan College Road in Carterville.
Spaghetti Benefit for Kendra Turner-Adams and Family will be held at the West Frankfort Moose Lodge from 5pm until 10pm. There will be a silent auction. Proceeds go to the Justice for Kendra foundation, and donations can be made at any Southern Illinois Bank. For more information, you can contact Bill Turner at 923-4477.
The Homecoming Gospel Reunion will be held at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Marion starting at 6pm. Come enjoy an evening of musical worship and praise featuring southern Illinois’ own Homecoming Gospel Choir! Admission is free.
Back to School Prayer Rally will be held at West Monroe Apostolic Church in Herrin starting at 6pm.
Family Matters Parent Training will be held at John A. Logan College from 6pm to 8pm. The event will feature a free informational session for parents whose children struggle with reading, math or behavior. Register by calling 1-866-436-7842 Extension 107.
September 13th and 20th
The John A. Logan Literacy Program will be holding volunteer literacy tutor training. The training will run from 8:30am until 3:30pm, with breakfast and lunch provided. You can learn to tutor adult learners in basic reading, writing, or math skills or in English as a Second Language. Tutors volunteer in ABE/GED classroom settings or 1:1 in the community. Locations served include DuQuoin, Murphysboro, Carbondale, Carterville, Herrin, Marion, and West Frankfort. Volunteers needed at all of the sites. Call Coleen today at 985-2828. Share your knowledge!
2014 Morris Library Constitution Day Celebration will be held at the Morris Library Guyon Auditorium at 7pm. The National Champion SIU Debate team will be in attendance, and all refreshments will be free of charge. The topic will be “Security, Privacy and the Fourth Amendment :FINDING THE BALANCE.”
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