LONDONDERRY — The Saint Jude Parish Community Service Committee will sponsor its annual fall “Give Thanks” American Red Cross blood drive today from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Parish Hall, 435 Mammoth Road.
The need for blood donors is great and all volunteers are welcome. Saint Jude volunteers will offer homemade treats and food for donors.
Walk-in donors are welcome. Make an appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visiting redcrossblood.org.
Londonderry resident Rosemarie Meuse will be on hand to provide information about the Living Donor Program and to tell her story as she waits for a suitable kidney donor. Anyone wanting to learn more about Meuse and her need for a new kidney can call her at 216-1338.
Londonderry man named Crossroads’ board president
ATKINSON — Ken Ferreira of Londonderry was elected president of the Board of Directors of Community Crossroads.
Ferreira is the executive director of student financial services at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. There, he has oversight of all financial aid, student account and account collection initiatives. He has worked at the professional level in the financial aid industry since 1998 and at Franklin Pierce since 2005.
He has served on the Board of Directors of Community Crossroads (formerly Region 10 Community Support Services) since 2005. He previously served as vice president of the board from January 2006 to October 2011.
Community Crossroads (formerly Region 10) provides support and services to people with developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders. Visit communitycrossroadsnh.org.
Walk off that turkey in Hampstead
HAMPSTEAD — The Outside in Hampstead “Annual Turkey Buster” will be led by David Treat on Friday, Nov. 29.
Meet at the West Road parking lot for a two-hour walk both on and off the trail.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hazardous waste collection is tomorrow
Derry joins with Londonderry for a fall household hazardous waste collection event tomorrow from 9 a.m. to noon at Nelson Fields in Londonderry.