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February 4, 2014

LifeSouth blood drives

LifeSouth will hold the following blood drives in the area:

• West Point First United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

• WOW! on O.G. Skinner Drive in West Point from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

• Warm Springs Medical Center from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday.

• Walmart of Roanoke, Ala., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Troup Cares seeking volunteers

Troup Cares, a free medical clinic for the working uninsured in Troup County, is seeking volunteers for various office positions, as well as medical doctors, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, RNs, LPNs, CNAs and medical assistants. Anyone interested in helping is asked to contact Laura Breyfogle at 706-882-1191, ext. 205, or

Center seeking donations for clothes, money

The Yolanda Jabaley Clothing Center is in need of children’s clothes and clothes for teenagers. Money donated to the center is used to buy new underwear and shoes. Hours of the center are 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March through May. To donate items when the center isn’t open, call director Rose Meister at 706-302-0179 or Bergeron at 706-885-9388. Monetary donations may be made to treasurer Joy Burnham, 2572 Dallis MilWest Point First United Methodist Church from 11am-5pm Wednesday.l Road, LaGrange GA 30241.

United Way seeking weekly readers

United Way Succes by 6 is seeking volunteers to be “weekly readers” and read to pre-schoolers at local schools. Readers may choose what times and schools they want to volunteer with. Anyone interested may contact Gail Gordon at or 706-884-8292.

Care baskets for breast cancer patients

The Troup County breast cancer support group, Breast Friends for Life, is in need of new or gently used baskets. BFFL makes gift baskets for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Baskets need to have a handle. No Christmas or Easter baskets. Baskets may be dropped off with Wanda Lowe at Enoch Callaway Cancer Center, 111 Medical Drive next to West Georgia Health. For more information, contact Lowe at 706-845-3866.