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Call goes out for blood donors

LifeSource is looking for blood donors to meet the needs of trauma victims and others. The measured snowfall on Monday had a negative impact on blood donations. “We’re asking all eligible donors to make a donation appointment now to help ensure blood products are available for patients in need,” said LifeSource Executive Director Eva Quinley. LifeSource community donor centers are at 2 River Plaza in Lansing and 11120 W. 179th St. in Orland Park. LifeSource has an immediate need for donors with type O negative blood because it can help patients with any blood type . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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