Douglas County Rotaract
Douglas County Rotaract hosted its annual blood drive on Wed., Oct. 8 at Tuscola High School, 60 donors came through the doors, 51 of whom were able to give blood that day for Community Blood Services. Among those donating the life-giving fluid were TCHS guidance counselor Justin Bozarth and TCHS alum Clayton Meyer, pictured here. Donor John Leamon was the lucky winner of a $50 gift card drawing.
October is National Fire Prevention Month
North Ward Elementary School students, including these kindergarteners, learned valuable lessons about fire and how to respond in the event of a house fire, thanks to the efforts of Tuscola Fire Department members. TFD brought its Smokehouse to the grounds of the elementary school last week and again on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 to safely demonstrate what it's like to be in a building filled with smoke, and best survival skills. October is National Fire Prevention Month.
Trio of Lady Warriors, boys team advance in post-season golf
The Warrior boys golf team watches as final scores are updated after 1A IHSA Danville Regional action. The Warriors placed third and advanced to the Normal Sectional.
Tuscola Health Care Center
Tuscola Health Care Center residents worked together to sew a quilt for their annual raffle. Creators are, from left, Doris Quinn, Corinne Oye, Audrey Groves, Margaret Winn, Carol Brewer, and Lou Thomas. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and can be purchased at THCC. Proceeds will benefit the THCC Activity Fund, which is used for special events for the residents.