The American Red Cross will host a bloodmobile from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at Park United Methodist Church, 315 N. Sixth St. in Brainerd.
To make an appointment to donate blood, call the American Red Cross at 651-291-4607 or 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.
Patriotic Week at Harrison
Students at Harrison Elementary School will be celebrating Patriotic Week today through Friday.
Every morning a different student council member will lead the school over the intercom in the Pledge of the Allegiance. Student council members will also help the Harrison Family Teacher Association serve staff coffee and rolls before school as part of American Education week.
Students will be involved in a writing contest Wednesday. They will write about why they are proud to be an American. Kindergarten through second-graders have the option of doing a drawing that illustrates the same topic.
Students will have a military dress day Thursday where they can come as a member of any armed forces or in a firefighter or police uniform. On Friday, students will dress in red, white and blue.
Education week proclaimed
Brainerd Mayor James Wallin has proclaimed this week as American Education Week in the city and urges the schools and community to become partners for a strong America.
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