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September 9, 2013

Community happenings: Blood drives, Caston alumni awards, flu shot clinic


Tickets are now on sale at the Greater Monticello Chamber of Commerce, the Herald Journal, WMRS Sunny 107.7 Radio, Best Western Plus Brandywine Inn & Suites, Bank of Burnettsville and Alex’s Apparel. Advance Tickets are $7 for students, $9 for adults and $7 for seniors. At the door tickets will be $9 for students $11 for adults and $9 for seniors. Children 4 and under are free.

4-H club association to meet Sept. 23

Cass County 4-H Club Association will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at the Cass County 4-H Community Center.

Residents have the opportunity to donate blood

Several sites in Logansport are planning blood drives, including:

• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Logansport Memorial Hospital in Conference Room A-B, located at 1101 Michigan Ave., Logansport.

• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Revolution Community Church, located at 3324 E. Market St., Logansport. This blood drive is sponsored by United Way of Cass County.

• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Columbia Elementary School in the gymnasium, located at 20 E. Columbia St., Logansport.

• Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Ivy Tech Community College in the Cole Family Building, located at 1 Ivy Tech Way, Logansport.

Flu clinic for children Sept. 18

The Cass County Health Department will offer free seasonal flu vaccines to children 6 months to 18 years Wednesday, Sept. 18, by appointment only. This clinic is only for those who have Medicaid, no health insurance or have health insurance that does not cover flu vaccine.

Flu vaccine for adults 19 years and up will be offered at a later date at the health department for $15, cash or check. Clinic dates for adult influenza vaccine will be announced in the future.

The Cass County Health Department is located at 512 High St. Call 574-753-7760 for an appointment.

Longcliff Museum plans open house

Longcliff Museum on grounds at the Logansport State Hospital is planning a community open house from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, to celebrate the hospital’s 125th anniversary. Admission will be free.

Free tours for individuals and groups are always available on request. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 574-737-3802.

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