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June 4, 2013

Health Notes: June 4, 2013

Sale benefits Cancer Society

PLATTSBURGH — Evergreen Valley Nursing Home is hosting a garage, craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at its 8 Bushey Blvd. location.

All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. For questions, call 570-1616.

Sale benefits Cancer Society

PLATTSBURGH — Evergreen Valley Nursing Home is hosting a garage, craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at its 8 Bushey Blvd. location.

All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. For questions, call 570-1616.

Scleroderma Walk/Run on Sunday

BEEKMANTOWN — The registration for Sunday’s fifth-annual Walk/Run for a Cure of Scleroderma is at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 10:15 at Beekmantown Town Hall Park, 571 Spellman Road. 

There will be concession stands, a bake sale, raffles, face-painting and more.

Some proceeds go to the Scleroderma Foundation, and some money will help local people with medical bills and travel.

For questions, email Wendy (write “scleroderma” in the subject line) at plattsburgh@scleroderma.org, visit www.scleroderma.org or call (800) 722-HOPE.

As well, a scleroderma support group meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at CVPH Medical Center’s auditorium A in Plattsburgh. The next meeting is on June 5.

Blood drives hosted around region

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Regional Blood Center is partnering with many businesses and organizations to hold numerous blood drives this month.

Here is the schedule: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, Essex County Department of Social Services; 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 5, Lake Placid Masonic Lodge; noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 5, Jeffords Steel; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, Clinton County Government Center; 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, June 10, Clinton County Nursing Home; 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, Willsboro Fire Department; and 4 to 7 p.m.Tuesday, June 11, Brushton-Moira American Legion Post 939, in memory of Brooke Lyon.

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