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Health briefs: Mobile mammography stops, Halloween blood drive

Monday, October 8, 2012 - 12:01 am

Mobile mammography stops

Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography locations for October are:

•Today, Warsaw Community Library, 310 E. Main St., Warsaw

•Tuesday, Curves, 614 Sawyer Road, Kendallville

•Wednesday, Canterbury Green, 2727 Canterbury Blvd.

•Oct. 13, Lucky Harley-Davidson, 6315 Illinois Road

•Oct. 19, Curves, 102 Lincoln Highway, New Haven

•Oct. 20, AgPlus, 9325 E. Indiana 205, Churubusco

•Oct. 24, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.

•Oct. 26, Parkview Y, 10001 Dawsons Creek Blvd.

•Oct. 29, Curves, 14927 Center St., Leo

•Oct. 30, Curves, 2614 W. State Blvd.

•Oct. 31, PNC bank, 22246 Main St., Woodburn

ADHD awareness

“Celebrate ADHD Awareness Week: The Many Faces of ADHD” will be 9:30-noon Oct. 20 at St. John Lutheran Church, 729 W. Washington Ave. Presenters will be Cheryl Gigler, certified educator and AD/HD coach; and Lindsay Sprunger, Drums Alive instructor. The event is free.

To register, call 415-3412.

Halloween blood drive

American Red Cross will partner with The Haunted Cave for a Halloween Blood Drive Oct. 15-20 at the following locations:

•Fort Wayne Donor Center, 1212 E. California road (across from the Memorial Coliseum): 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15-16; noon-6 p.m. Oct. 17-18 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 19-20

•Lutheran Hospital Donor Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd, Suite 107, South lobby of Lutheran Hospital: Noon-6 p.m. Oct. 15-17 and 6 a.m.-noon Oct. 19-20.

All donors will receive one free admission to the Haunted Cave and a candy treat bag. This is also The American Red Cross Zombie Blood Drive, a partnership between AMC and the American Red Cross.

Red Cross blood drives

American Red Cross blood drives for October:

•3-7 p.m. Oct. 12, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 18330 Indiana 37, Harlan. The blood drive is sponsored by Holy Trinity Preschool.

•8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 20, United Methodist Church of the Covenant, Meeting Room, 10001 Coldwater Road. Donors will receive a Major League Tumbler. Call 438-2801 for an appointment.

•2-6 p.m. Oct. 20, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. This blood drive will be held during the Zombie Walk Event.

•8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Blackhawk Ministries, South Commons, 7400 E. State Blvd. Donors will receive a Major League tumbler. Call 493-0212 or go online to www.blackhawkministries.org for an appointment.

•1-6 p.m. Oct. 25, Belmont Beverage, 3309 N. Anthony Blvd. Donors will receive a Major League tumbler. Call 424-4604 for an appointment.

•10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27, Zanesville United Brethren Church, Fellowship Hall, 3092 W. Broadway, Zanesville. Donors will receive a Major League tumbler. Call 260-418-5825 for an appointment.

•2-4:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Acceptance Insurance, 202 E. Pettit Ave. Donors will receive one free admission to The Haunted Cave.

•9 a.m.-noon Oct. 29, Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing. Email mshady1@ivytech.edu for an appointment.

•11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 30, Parkview Hospital, 2200 Randallia Drive. Donors will receive a Major League tumbler.

•9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, IPFW, by the Science Building/SHRM, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Donors will receive one free admission to The Haunted Cave. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “ipfw” for an appointment. This blood drive is sponsored by the Society of Human Resource Management.

•Fort Wayne Donor Center, 1212 E. California Road. Traditional whole-blood or double-red cell donation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Platelet pheresis donation (call 1-800-589-8127 or 480-8299): 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday; 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday; 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday; 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday; 6:30 a.m.-noon Saturday; and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

•Lutheran Hospital Donor Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 107. Traditional whole-blood or platelet pheresis donation, but no platelet pheresis on Wednesdays: noon-6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 6 a.m.-noon Thursday through Saturday, except noon-6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. For details, or to register, call 1-800-733-2767, or go to www.redcrossblood.org.

Go Red luncheon

Fort Wayne Go Red For Women Luncheon will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Health screenings, vendors, breakout sessions, a silent auction and special guest speakers will be available.

For tickets or table information, call Mary Pat Leonard at 485-9890 or email marypat.leonard@heart.org.