Community News: November 12 | Nvdaily


Card shower

A card shower is planned for Clifton Wilson, who turns 90 on Wednesday. Cards can be sent to 1008 Seldon Drive, Strasbourg, Virginia 22657.

Little midday music

The Friends of Handley Regional Library System has announced the return of its A Little Noon Music series of programs to the library.

The first performance will be at 12:15 pm today with harpist Allen Dec. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch bag.

Upcoming performances will be December 10 with Rich Follett, January 14 with the Critton Hollow String Band and February 11 with the Atlantic Reed Consort. Information: www.handleyregional.org.

Open house, dinner

Triplett Tech in Mount Jackson will host a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and an open house from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Dinners are $ 5, which includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, and drink. Masks required.

Food distribution

The Bread of Life Food Pantry will be distributing food from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Woodstock United Methodist Church. Information: 540-459-4144.

Blood donations

The American Red Cross will be holding multiple blood vessels as the blood shortage continues. At least 10,000 additional donations are needed each week to meet patient needs ahead of the upcoming holiday season, which always presents seasonal challenges for blood drive. The dates, times and places are:

• Berryville: Noon to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at VFW, 425 S. Buckmarsh St.

• Boyce: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. November 30 at Boyce Volunteer Fire Dept., 7 S. Greenway Ave.

• Front Royal: 11:30 am to 3:30 pm, November 22 at the Shenandoah Lodge & Athletic Club, 180 Bald Eagle Drive; 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., November 22 at Front Royal Church of Christ, 140W. 15th street; 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. November 23 at Front Royal fire & Rescue, 221 N. Commerce Ave.

• Toms Brook: 9 am to 2 pm November 24 at the Toms Brook Volunteer Fire Department on Main Street.

• Winchester Blood Donor Center, 561 Fortress Drive: 1 pm to 7 pm Tuesday; 12 pm-6pm, Thursday; 1 pm-7pm, November 23; 1 pm-7pm, November 30.

• Woodstock: 9:30 am to 2 pm November 26 at Valley Health Fitness and Wellness, 1195 Hisey Ave.

There is no waiting period for blood donation for those who have received a flu shot or a Moderna, Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine or booster, as long as they have no symptom. Donors can make an appointment by calling 800-733-2767 or visiting www.CroixRougeSang.org. Donors can save up to 15 minutes collecting blood by completing a RapidPass, medical history questionnaire, online from a mobile app or at https://tinyurl.com/3mf6k4sm. As a thank you, donors arriving by November 23 will receive a $ 10 Amazon gift card and those who donate November 24-28 will receive a pair of Red Cross socks, while sold out. stocks.

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