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Red Cross Blood Drives will be held: Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 300 Sam Hagar St. in Smyrna; Tuesday, Nov. 17 from noon-5 p.m. at North Boulevard Church of Christ, 1112 North Rutherford Blvd in Murfreesboro; Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Riverdale High School, 802 Warrior Dr. in Murfreesboro; Thursday, Nov. 19 from noon-5 p.m. at North Boulevard Church of Christ - Smyrna Lavergne Campus, 701 President Place, Suite 120 in Smyrna; Thursday, Nov. 19 from 3-8 p.m. at World Outreach Church, 1921 New Salem Highway in Murfreesboro; Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 2-7 p.m. at World Outreach Church, 1921 New Salem Highway in Murfreesboro; Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital, 1700 Medical Parkway in Murfreesboro; Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Tennessee Army National Guard, Building 250, 8th Avenue S. in Smyrna; Monday, Nov. 30 from 2-7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 300 Sam Hagar St. in Smyrna. To make an appointment to give blood, platelets or plasma, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Author Michael McDonald will have a book signing on Saturday, Nov. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Linebaugh Public Library, 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. McDonald will be signing copies of his books “Living a Boyz Adventure Tale” and “College Life 101”. Both books are practical guides for future college students.

The 47th Annual Exchange Club of Murfreesboro “One Nation Under God” Community Breakfast will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 6:30-8 a.m. The Embassy Suites Murfreesboro, 1200 Conference Center Blvd. in Murfreesboro. The guest speaker is scheduled to be Brian Harrell of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Rutherford County. Tickets (advance only) are for tables of 10. For information or to reserve a table contact Jeff Stroop, Chair, at (615) 895-0935 or JStroop@RedanAgency.com or leave a message at (615) 641-0121 for the Exchange Club of Murfreesboro.

Christmas At Oaklands Mansion Tours will be held Dec. 11, 12, 18, 19, 2020 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. with admission of $20 for adults and students ages 12 or older and $10 for children ages 6-11. All tickets must be purchased in advance at oaklandsmansion.org. There are a limited number of tickets available for each night. A timeslot for a tour must also be reserved.

Pet Adoption & Welfare Services (PAWS) shelter is looking for foster volunteers to give care to kittens and puppies outside the shelter, reducing their chances of coming in contact with illnesses or diseases until they are at a healthy state and age to come back to the shelter to be spayed or neutered and placed up for adoption. For more information about becoming a foster volunteer, contact the shelter at (615) 898-7740, visit the shelter during business hours or go to www.Paws.rutherfordcountytn.gov/volunteer.html for the application and enrollment instructions.

The Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church Food Pantry, located at 1601 N. Tennessee Blvd. in Murfreesboro, is open to the public every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon.  Due to COVID-19, the food pantry is currently setting up outside on those days. Call the church office at (615) 893-1843 for information.

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