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May 29, 2014

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June 25

American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Promises To Keep, 199 Rockingham Road, Derry. During the month of June, all presenting donors can enter for a chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and be honored at Fenway Park as the “Blood Donor of the Game.” To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

Ongoing

The Alexander Eastman Foundation, announces its Health Professions Scholarship Program. The Alexander Eastman Foundation awards scholarships of up to $2,500. To be eligible, a student must live and/or work in the greater Derry area, currently work in healthcare, and pursue education in the health care field. Applicants should carefully review the guidelines before applying. The application deadline is June 17. The scholarship application may be found online at alexandereastman.org. For more information, contact Betsy McNamara at 219-0699 or email bmcnamara@alexandereastman.org.

UR Parents Support Group, meets Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Upper Room, 36 Tsienneto Road in Derry. The group offers support for parents of teens. Call 437-8477.

Teen Information for Parenting Success — Supporting Teen Families, meets every Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Upper Room, 36 Tsienneto Road in Derry. Includes free child care. Learn how to parent and to be financially stable. To register, call 437-8477.

Families Reaching Our Goals (FROG) workshops/support group and play group, Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at The Upper Room, 36 Tsienneto Road in Derry. Families with young children are welcome. Call 437-8477.

Senior Games Group, Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway, Derry. Join other seniors for coffee and a variety of games such as Scrabble, Yahtzee, Boggle and more. Call 434-8866 for more information.

The Derry Democratic Committee (Derry Dems), meets monthly on the third Tuesday, 7 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Center, 29 West Broadway, Derry. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 437-1824.

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