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Community Notes

Blood drive

SPRING VALLEY — An American Red Cross blood drive will be from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification, are required at check-in.

Tea Party meeting

OTTAWA — The LaSalle County Tea Party will host retired Marine Lt. Col. Paul Schimpf as its speaker at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Pitstick Pavilion in Ottawa. Schimpf is running for Illinois Attorney General. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Fashion sale

SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Auxiliary will be hosting a leather and faux fashion bag and jacket sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday in the lower lobby of St. Margaret’s Hospital. There will be a selection of leather and faux fashion goods including purses, wallets, briefcases, accessories and much more. Cash, check and Visa, MasterCard and American Express will be accepted. For more information, call 815-664-1130.

Job fair

OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Office of Human Resources will sponsor its first part-time instructor job fair from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in CTC 124-125. Preregister at ivcc.edu/teach. For information, contact human resources at 815-224-0426.

Cancer survivors breakfast

PERU — Illinois Valley Community Hospital’s annual cancer survivors breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the First Congregational Church, 1431 Fourth St., Peru. Cancer survivors and their friends and families are invited to attend. Nancy Jackson, a Relay for Life coordinator and cancer survivor, will be the featured speaker and Ellen Vogelgesang-Prall will provide the music. There is no charge to attend but pre-registration is requested. To pre-register, call 815-780-3337.

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