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Blood Drive Set

February 3, 2021 at 4:00 a.m.


Red Cross Blood Drive

American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive, 1-6 p.m. Feb. 9, at Brand New Church, 271 W. Main St., in Farmington. As a thank-you for helping ensure a stable blood supply, those who come to give blood in February will receive a $5 Gift Card via email, courtesy of Amazon. (Restrictions apply. Additional information and details are available at

To make an appointment to give blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

The Red Cross is testing blood, platelet and plasma donations for covid-19 antibodies. The test may indicate if the donor's immune system has produced antibodies to this coronavirus, regardless of whether an individual developed covid-19 symptoms.


American Legion Breakfast

American Legion Post #146 will have a country breakfast from 7-11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, at 120 S. Neal St. Cost is $5 adults, $3 kids. Menu includes bacon, sausage, eggs and pancakes. Proceeds go to help sponsor local Cub Scouts, scholarships and local veterans. To-go boxes will be available. Inside seating will be available using covid-19 safety measures, with social distancing and staff wearing masks and gloves.


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