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January 6, 2014

Senior Mini Health Clinics this month in Andover

ANDOVER - The town’s Health Department has scheduled a series of Senior Mini Health Clinics for the year. Six are planned this month.

The January schedule is:

Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2 to 3 p.m., Senior Center, 30 Whittier Court

Monday, Jan. 13, 2 to 3 p.m., Andover Commons, 30 Railroad St.

Monday, Jan. 27, 1 to 2 p.m., Frye Circle

No appointment is necessary. For more information, call the Health Department at 978-623-8295.

Donors sought for Red Cross blood drives

ANDOER - The American Red Cross is holding three community blood drives this month in town.

Donors are needed every day to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give.

The blood drives are scheduled for .

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1:30 to 7 p.m., Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road

Thursday, Jan. 23, 1:30 to 7 p.m., Saint Augustine Church, 35 Essex St.

Thursday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., CBRE Richard Ellis, One Tech Drive

To make an appointment to donate blood, call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or log onto redcrossblood.org.

NAMI Family to Family course

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is sponsoring the Family to Family education program for loved ones of individuals living with serious mental illness starting next week in Middleton.

The free, 12-week course will begin on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

The course will be taught by trained family member volunteers. It will cover information about schizophrenia, bipolar, major depression, panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder; coping skills for crisis and relapse, basic information on medications, listening and communication skills, problem solving, recovery and rehabilitation, and self-care.

For more information or to register, call or email Sheila at 978-304-0146 or ShePowGir45@gmail.com.

Pelham GOP meets tonight

PELHAM — The Republican Committee meets at 7 p.m. today at the VFW Building, 6 Main St.

Grassroots politics and fundraising will be discussed.

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