Auction provides food for needy
Marion Christian Church is accepting donations of items to be sold at its annual church auction, which funds food assistance for needy families. Items may be donated between 8 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday, at the church, 140 N. Elm St. For large items that need to be picked up, call (620) 382-3122. The church will accept donations until July 6.
Blood drive will be Monday
The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Monday at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion. The blood drive begins at 2:15 p.m. and continues to 6:45 p.m. All donors will receive a “Rock ‘n’ Roll Up Your Sleeve” t-shirt. Donors must have identification. Organizers remind encouraged to drink plenty of fluids before donating. To schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) 733-2767.
Democratic Women to meet Friday
Marion County Democratic Women will meet for lunch Friday at Marion Senior Center. The group encourages members to take pasta for Marion County Emergency Food Bank.