Health
July 4, 2024 by Staff Report

The American Red Cross stresses that blood and platelet donors are critically needed to combat a drastic shortfall in donations over the last several weeks...

Bloodmobile

The American Red Cross stresses that blood and platelet donors are critically needed to combat a drastic shortfall in donations over the last several weeks.

All who come to give blood or platelets by July 31 will get a Fandango movie ticket for Universal Picture’s “Twisters” by email.

Make donation appointments by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visitingRedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767.

July 9, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 11900 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, 12–5 p.m.

July 9 and 11, Centerville Mills, 8558 Crackel Road, Bainbridge Township, 12-6 p.m.

July 10, Centerville Mills, 8558 Crackel Road, Bainbridge Township, 11 a.m .to  5 p.m. Sponsored by the Chagrin Valley Jaycees.

July 14, Church of St. Mary, 401 North St., Chardon, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 15, Geauga West Library, 13455 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, 12-6 p.m.

July 16, Middlefield Library, 16167 East High St., Middlefield, 12-6 p.m.

July 19, Parkman Community House, 16295 Main Market Road, Parkman, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

July 19 and 23, Munson Town Hall, 12210 Auburn Road, Munson Township, 12-6 p.m.

July 22, Adam Hall, 11455 E. Washington St., Auburn Township, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Family First Council

July 15, 1:30 p.m.

Geauga Family First Council meets the third Monday of the month at the Geauga County Office Building, Suite B168/Carlton Room, 12611 Ravenwood Drive in Chardon. Meetings are open to the public.

For more information, contact Tim Kehres, Geauga Family First Council coordinator, at 440-285-1201.

Help for Mental Illness

NAMI Geauga offers mental health support groups and classes for families and persons affected by mental illness. There is no charge to participants. All offerings are 100% peer led and meet in person or on Zoom.

Check out NAMI’s calendar online for the latest listings: www.namigeauga.org.

Food Addicts in Recovery

Wednesdays, 6:45-8:15 p.m.

Obsessed with food, weight or dieting? Join every Wednesday for a Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meeting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 11519 Wilson Mills Road, Chardon. The free 12-step program is for those suffering from overeating, under-eating or bulimia.

For more information, call 440-295-3353 or visit www.foodaddicts.org.

Life Recovery 12 Step Meeting

Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m.

The open group for men and women meets weekly at Horizons Christian Assembly, 14920 White Road in Middlefield and welcomes anyone struggling with grief, alcoholism, addiction, depression, co-dependency or any other habit that lessens the quality of life. The group offers support, encouragement, fellowship and discipleship.

Learn more at www.Horizons4you.com/LifeRecovery.