American Red Cross blood drive will be held March 30 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 203 Drive In Lane, Everett. The Altoona Donation Center, located at 415 Orchard Ave., is open noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Bedford County Health and Community Resources Fair will be hosted by the Bedford County Commissioners from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 on the first floor of the Bedford County Courthouse. Anyone wishing to set up an exhibitors table is asked to call Gretchen Martin at 623-4848 or email

Altoona Area Lyme Disease Support Group April 9 meeting has been canceled. The group will meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima social hall, 5519 Sixth Ave., Altoona. For more information, call 934-7403 or 329-3863. The Altoona region group belongs to the Pennsylvania Lyme Resource Network. Visit Socks pre-treated with permethrin will be offered for sale. The tick repellent protection lasts through 70 washings.

Narconon is available to help families who are looking for ways to help loved ones who need treatment for addiction, even if it’s an intervention. Narconon New Life Retreat can help families to stay educated on the signs and dangers of drug abuse. The amount of deaths caused by methamphetamines has almost tripled since 2014. To learn more, visit For free screenings or referrals, call 1-800-431-1754.

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