Blood drive today

RUMFORD – A community holiday blood drive dedicated to Phil Mercier will be held from 12:30 to 6 p.m. today, at the American Legion Hall, 184 Congress St., sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Contact Leo Arsenault at 364-8313 or the American Red Cross at 1-800-482-0743 for an appointment. All donors will receive a T-shirt. Valid ID is required.

Winners listed

RUMFORD – The winners of the River Valley Chamber of Commerce Stash of Cash for November are: Wanda Cote, Lorraine Cyr, Isabelle Fergola, Mike Aube, Irene Haynes, David Belskis, April Huston, Gwen Briggs, Missy Carrier, Roger Thibodeau, Keith Broomhall, Stephanie Crystal.

Also, Gary Giroux, Verna Young, Phyllis Prue, Sharon Gates, Isabelle Fergola, Yvonne Hemingway, Sue Byam, Becca Rotford, The Sisters of St. Chretienne, Randy Martineau, Linda Bourassa, April McLean, Duane Phelps, Hector and Doris Dayon, Janice Sirois, Linda Law, Becca Rotford and David Belanger.

Gift distribution

PERU – The Families In Crisis Task Force will hold a Christmas present give-out for parents and grandparents of needy children in Oxford County from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 15, and from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at the Rockemeka Hall, 92 Peru Center Road. For more information, call the Families In Crisis Task Force at 562-8581.

Holiday concert

DIXFIELD – Crosswinds will present a Cynthia Libby and Friends Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at Dirigo High School. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free and a love offering will be taken. For more information, call 562-8959.

Society party

MEXICO – The Mexico Historical Society Christmas party will be held Tuesday, Dec. 20, at the Calvin Lyons meeting room. Calvin Lyons and helpers will serve a ham dinner at 5:30 p.m.


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