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Blood Drive Set For Thursday

The public is invited to donate blood at the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Red Cross Blood Drive set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the BPU Education Room, 92 Steele St., Jamestown. Lunch will be provided free-of-charge to blood donors. Donors will need a picture ID such as a blood donor card or driver’s license. Donors must be in good health and at least 17 years of age. Walk-ins are welcome. To arrange an appointment before the day of the blood drive, call Becky Robbins, BPU Communications Coordinator, at 661-1680.

Medicare Seminar Moves Location

Due to the large number of attendees, the Edgewood Communities seminar entitled Preparing for the Big “M” – Medicare 101 has been moved to Christ Chapel, located in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center on campus. The date and time are Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Janell Sluga, Certified Geriatric Care Manager for the Senior Life Matters program, will be the presenter. Reservations are appreciated. Contact Patty Eckwahl at 720-9122 for more information.

Bag Sale

Is This Week

This week is bag sale week at the Community Outreach Center Thrift Store. All summer items are selling for $1 per bag. The store is located on the third floor of the First Lutheran Church, corner of Chandler and Center streets. Store hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds benefit local charities.

Coal Discussion Set For Sept. 17

DUNKIRK – “Beyond Coal: What is the Answer?” will be the topic of discussion at the Sept. 17 meeting of the Chautauqua County League of Women Voters. Jennifer Tuttle of the Sierra Club will address the issue at the noon luncheon at Katerina’s restaurant on Lake Shore Drive in Dunkirk. For reservations, call 792-9727 for menu choices.

Artists’ Society To Meet Today

The Chautauqua County Society of Artists will meet at 6 p.m. today in the Celoron Community Building. The featured artist will be Elaine Caflisch, president of the organization, who will be giving a tutorial on plein air watercolor painting. Current and potential members are welcome to attend.

Cancer Group To Meet Wednesday

The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in Friendly’s restaurant, followed by a round robin discussion at 7 p.m. with members telling about their journey with breast cancer. New member Jenifer Rader will speak on her past few months with breast cancer and how her reconstruction is being done. The support group will be set up each Saturday in September at Crossroads where pink light bulbs, five styles of shirts, jewelry and scarfs will be available. Members will also be available at the Busti Apple Festival on Sunday Sept. 29.

Computer Classes Begin Today

LAKEWOOD – A new session of computer classes will begin at Lakewood Memorial Library. The free computer classes will start Tuesday and will be held Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30 and Thursdays 2:30-3:30. The library is located at 12 W. Summit Street in Lakewood. Stop in to reserve your space and to let the library know how it can best serve your needs. For more information, call 763-6234.