With an urgent call for all eligible blood donors to get out and give blood, here’s the list of upcoming blood drives in our region : today (2/14/18) at the Altamont High School from 8:15 to 1:45 : tomorrow (2/15/18) at the Flora Church of the Nazarene from 1:00 to 6:00 : Sunday (2/18/18) morning in Ste. Marie at the St. Mary’s Parish Center from 7:30 to 11:30 : all blood types and platelets are very much needed.
The Holy Cross CYM Spaghetti Luncheon that was cancelled this past Sunday has been rescheduled for this coming Sunday, February 18. It’s serving at the Holy Cross Parish Center in Wendelin from 11:00 to 1:00 with the meal by donation at the door. They’ll also have a basket raffle, dessert raffle, and a cash raffle with all the proceeds going to support a 2018 mission trip for the CYM youth. All are invited out this Sunday to Wendelin.
The Claremont Bonpas Fire District will host seven straight Friday (2/16/18) night all-you-can-eat Lenten meals starting this Friday night at the Claremont Fire House, with serving from 4:30 to 7:00 each evening. The menu could vary for the “fish fry” but will include three buffet tables full of food. Tickets at the door with include children 5 and under free. All proceeds with help purchase emergency fire and rescue equipment.
It’s another Knights of Columbus Friday night “fish fry” this weekend at the Olney City Park Community Building with serving from 5:00 to 7:00. The proceeds from this week’s event will benefit the Richland County Senior Citizen’s Center in Olney, plus proceeds from the desserts sold this Friday night (2/16/18) will benefit a CYM youth mission trip to Indiana later this year in June. Carry-outs are available. All ages are invited.
The St. Joseph Parish in Olney will host its Annual Salad Bar Luncheon, including meatballs and much more, this Friday (2/16/18) in the cafeteria from 11:00 to 1:30. With carry-outs available, the cafeteria is handicapped accessible. Tickets at the door will be priced at $7 per person. The Country Kitchen will feature homemade noodles, baked goods, baby quilts, and many other handmade items. All are invited.