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Community Notes

Published: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 1:23 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 2:30 p.m. CDT

Blood drive

OHIO, Ill. — An American Red Cross blood drive will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ohio High School, 103 Memorial, Ohio. A blood donor card or driver’s license and two other forms of identification are required at check-in. To make an appointment, call 800-733-2767.

LaMoille High School fundraiser

LAMOILLE — The junior class of LaMoille High School will have a fundraiser at Rip’s in Ladd from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. All proceeds will go to help pay for the junior class prom next spring. Dinner includes choice of one-quarter dark, one-quarter light or chicken strips plus fries. The cost is $7 per person, dine in or carryout. Tickets may be purchased at the door. A bake sale and 50/50 drawing will also take place.

Meeting

SPRING VALLEY — The Home Extension Princeton Juniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the home of June Lopinski, 1000 W. 2nd St., Spring Valley. Pat Prokup is the co-host. The topic will be on gluten-free diets.

Social gathering

OTTAWA — The LaSalle County Republican Women’s Club will host Illinois State Sen. Sue Rezin at its social gathering at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hank’s Farm, 2973 Illinois 71, Ottawa. The cost is $18 for members and $20 for nonmembers. The meal includes a choice of entree, salad bar, coffee and tea, tax and tip. RSVP by Tuesday to June Steder at 815-325-6417 or junesteder@yahoo.com.

Breastfeeding support

SPRING VALLEY — La Leche League of the Illinois Valley, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in Spring Valley. This monthly group helps mothers gain knowledge and support from other breastfeeding moms. November’s discussion will revolve around, but is not limited to, “Avoiding/Overcoming Difficulties.” Expecting moms are encouraged to attend, as well as new and experienced moms. For more information, call 815-894-3303 or email ivlllgroup@gmail.com.

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