State to hold car seat checks
November 14, 2012 7:32PM
Updated: December 16, 2012 6:05AM
JOLIET — The Illinois Department of Human Services will be conducting a car seat check from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the East Joliet Fire Department, 911 S. Briggs St., Joliet. You must schedule an appointment and bring your child and vehicle to the event. To schedule an appointment, call Carmen Flores-Rance at 312-793-4662 or email Carmen.Flores-Rance@illinois.gov.
School to send care packages
BOLINGBROOK — Valley View School District’s B.J. Ward Elementary School, 200 Recreation Drive, will participate in Operation Care Package.
School officials are collecting items for packages that will be mailed on Monday.
Sought are puzzle books, travel games, wet wipes, canned favorites, cards and dry food items.
For information call 630-972-9200.
Church to hold blood drive
MINOOKA — The Knights of Columbus of St. Mary’s Church will sponsor a blood drive from 7:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 1 for Heartland Blood Centers at Minooka Junior High School on the corner of McEvilly and Ridge roads.
Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins are welcome.
Heartland will give all donors a shirt.
For an appointment or information, call John at 815-521-1970 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.