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August 17, 2002

Red Cross changes bloodmobile location



The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross has changed the location of a Monday bloodmobile from St. Johns Episcopal Church to the Presbyterian Church of Hagers-town, 20 S. Prospect St.

The bloodmobile will be at that location from noon to 5 p.m.

To donate blood, a person must be 17 years old, weight at least 105 pounds and be in generally good health. For information, call 301-739-0717.




AFL-CIO workshops scheduled next month



The Central Maryland AFL-CIO Council has scheduled two workshops for next month at Carpenters Local 340 Building, 511 E. Franklin St. in Hagerstown.

On Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, a workers compensation course dealing in the basics of the law will be held.

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On Friday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, an informational workshop on Railroad Retirement Act issues, including the latest railroad retirement legislation, will be held. A representative from the board will conduct the meeting. Active and/or retired railroad employees and spouses are invited.

Interested persons should RSVP the council at 301-739-9500, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, as soon as possible.




HCC a participant in Charity Campaign



Hagerstown Community College Foundation Inc. is a participant in the 2002 Maryland Charity Campaign for state employees and retirees, which provides the opportunity for alumni and friends working at state agencies such as the prison systems and government offices to make a donation to HCC.

State employees and retirees can designate contributions through payroll deduction or they can make a one-time donation to the charity or charities of their choice. The HCC Foundation is listed in the campaign's agency directory with the agency code of 0199.

The campaign begins in September and will continue through November.

Contributions to the HCC Foundation are endowed. Only the interest is used to provide scholarship assistance for HCC students.

For information, contact Lieba Cohen at 301-790-2800, extension 213, or e-mail her at cohen1@hagerstowncc.edu.

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