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Shirley Taft
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Blood drives

• American Red Cross will host these blood drives:

— 1-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, BPO Elks Lodge 777, 151 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale

— 1-5:30 p.m. Friday, North Huntingdon Town House, 11279 Center Highway

— 12:30-6 p.m. Friday, Trinity Lutheran Church, 331 Weldon St., Latrobe

— 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, ATA martial Arts Academy, 4000 Hempfield Plaza Blvd., Hempfield

— 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 27, Triangle Tech, 222 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg

— 1-6:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 501 Fairfield Drive, Hempfield

Appointments: 800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org; walk-ins welcome

• “Little Alex’s” blood drive is planned 1-7 p.m. Thursday at Christian Life Church, 900 Seventh St., Trafford. Details: 412-856-4420

Support groups

• Stroke survivors and their families/caregivers, 6- 7 p.m. Aug. 27 in Excela Westmoreland Hospital, 532 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. Details: 877-771-1234

• Family Reinforcement/Recovery Session for information and guidance for family members who need to deal with addiction in the family along with ongoing support, held by Carmen Capozzi, 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Sage’s Army Headquarters, 216 Fourth St., Irwin. Details: sagesarmy.com

• Substance abuse victims and their families can join the Substance Addiction Ministry at 6:30 pm Wednesday in St. Agnes Convent, 11400 St. Agnes Lane, North Huntingdon. The ministry offers prayer, presentation, support and resources. The ministry is offered the third Wednesday of every month. Details: 412-337-7455 or [email protected]

Shirley Taft is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-4970 or [email protected].

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