VFW Post 11078 to meet today


The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11078 of Summerton will meet at 6 p.m. today at the VFW Post on Cantey Street, directly behind First Citizens Bank. Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Call Carl A. Farley at (803) 478-7593 or (803) 460-8910.

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, at the Arts & Letters building, banquet hall, 109 Miller Road. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code SumterCommunity.

The Sumter Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Shiloh-Randolph Manor, 125 W. Bartlette St. State membership dues are due on Jan. 9 without a penalty. The spotlight will shine on Frances Strong and the associate members are Earl and Carolyn Klaege. If you know a blind person, contact Debra Canty, chapter president, at (803) 775-5792 or debra.canty@frontier.com. Donations are welcome and can be mailed to NFB Sumter Chapter, P.O. Box 641, Sumter, SC 29151.