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Neighbors Growing Together | Jul 24, 2014

Hillsboro News

By KELLY HEITMEIER, Hillsboro correspondent | Jul 03, 2013

Here are the upcoming community birthdays and anniversaries, with the name followed by the date of the event.

Happy birthday to Shirley Giberson 8; Hannah Webb and Craig Carter 9; Mark Nelson and Savannah Wilson 10; Doris Carr, Julie Bartholomew and Heather Boley 11; Cheyenne Geiger and Mark Hodges 12.

Happy anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Steinkamp 7; Mr. and Mrs. Jason Kelsick 10; Mr. and Mrs. Gary Fox 12.

If you have a birthday or anniversary to add to the community birthday and anniversary calendar please call 319-931-1115 or email kjheitmeier@gmail.com with the name and date and if it is a birthday or anniversary.

The shelf life of your donation: Day 1 — You donate whole blood. Day 5 — Your platelets have been given to a patient. Day 42 — Your red cells have been given to a patient. Day 56 — You’re eligible to donate blood.

The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be at the Hillboro Community Center, 104 E. Commercial Street, on Thursday, July 11 from 3:30 to5:30 p.m.

You are eligible to donate if: 1. You are in good health. 2. You are at least 17 years old (16 with signed parental consent form). 3. You weigh at least 110 pounds and 4. You have not donated blood in the last 56 days.

To donate, sign up by calling the Blood Center at 800-747-5401 or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org. The last date to donate elsewhere is May 16.

Blood donations decrease during the summer but the need at the hospitals remain the same.

If you have any family or community news that you would like published in the Hillboro News please email or call by Sunday at 5 p.m.

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