Donate blood at Lifesouth and you Could win an ipad
Those who donate blood at LifeSouth Community Blood Center or at one of its bloodmobile locations during December and January will be entered in a raffle to win an iPad. The drawing will be Feb. 1. Those who donate in January will receive a backpack. Also, those who donate through May 31 will be entered in a raffle to win a 7-foot custom-made lighthouse donated by Michel Morin. The lighthouse is on display in the lobby at LifeSouth, 12395 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. LifeSouth has a critical need for O-negative and O-positive blood types, and an urgent need for all other blood types. All blood donors receive a complimentary cholesterol screening and a gift of appreciation. Call (352) 596-2002.
Home at Last adoption event at Petco today
Home at Last Pet Adoptions will have an adopt-a-thon from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and Jan. 2 at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store. Although the organization specializes in Siamese, other cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax-deductible. All pets can be viewed online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com. Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon can be made, and individual appointments can also be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two CPR classes slated for January
A CPR class will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. Another class is scheduled for Jan. 20. The course meets the guidelines of the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute. The cost is $20. Upon completion, students will receive a two-year certification card. To reserve a seat, call (352) 597-8875.
Breakfast Served by VFW Men's Auxiliary: 9-11 a.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. $6 per person. (352) 596-9236.
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