LifeSouth blood drives
LifeSouth will hold the following blood drives in the area:
• EAMC-Lanier Health Services of Valley, Alabama, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
• City of Valley, Alabama, 20 Fob James Drive, from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday.
Merry Market fundraiser seeking vendors
United Way of West Georgia’s fourth annual Merry Market is now accepting applications from vendors interested in participating in the “shopping extravaganza” to be held Oct. 23 to 25 at Callaway Conference Center on the campus of West Georgia Technical College in LaGrange. Shoppers come from an area 50 miles around to do their early holiday shopping at the event. For more details and to download an application visit www.merrymarketlagrange.com, or call 706-884-8292. Proceeds to benefit early learning programs in Troup County.
Care baskets for breast cancer patients
The Troup County breast cancer support group, Breast Friends for Life, is in need of new or gently used baskets. BFFL makes gift baskets for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Baskets need to have a handle. No Christmas or Easter baskets. Baskets may be dropped off with Wanda Lowe at Enoch Callaway Cancer Center, 111 Medical Drive next to West Georgia Health. For more information, contact Lowe at 706-845-3866.
Submit items to Matthew Strother at firstname.lastname@example.org, at our office at 105 Ashton St. or by fax to 706-884-8712.