The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY)



Thursday, September 2

Blood Drive: Kallet Civic Center Ballroom, 159Main Street, Oneida. 11:30a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please consider giving a POWER RED donation if type O-, O+, A-, or B- and help provide hospitals with the most needed blood product. For an appointmen­t, please visit redcrossbl­ and enter Oneidabob or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800733-2767).

Monday, September 6 Morrisvill­e Public Library Closed: In observance of Labor Day. It reopens Tuesday, September 7at 10a.m.

Tuesday, September 7

New Morrisvill­e Library hours: The library will be open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12p.m.-7p.m., Tuesday/thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (These hours will last through winter. The weekend of Memorial Day, summer hours will return.

ADK Mountain Club meeting: The Iroquois Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will resume their in-person meetings at 7p.m. at The First Baptist Church in New Hartford. The guest speaker will be Stu Miller presenting on the Sherrill Brook Park Community Forest Coalition. This coalition comprises a group of residents and several organizati­ons to preserve and enlarge Sherrill Brook Park in the towns of New Hartford and Kirkland. Non-motorized trails would be enhanced and created to connect these two towns. Stu is a resident of New Hartford and enjoys many outdoor activities, specifical­ly fishing and pickleball.

Sunday, September 12

Pedal for Autism: With 1 in 54 kids diagnosed with autism each day, help The Kelberman Center to promote understand­ing and awareness of autism through a 10 or 20-mile charity bike ride that will take place at Woods Valley in Rome. The Pedal for Autism, with lead sponsor Birch Wealth Management, will be an enjoyable way to spend a morning to help raise funding for children, adults, and their families who receive Kelberman Center services. Please visit kelbermanc­ and click Pedal for Autism from the homepage to register by August 27. For more informatio­n, please contact Kelly Carinci, Chief Developmen­t Officer at The Kelberman Center, at kelly.carinci@kelbermanc­ The Kelberman Center is the leading provider of autism services for children, adults, and families in the Mohawk Valley and CNY. Saturday, September 18 Autumn Community Health and Wellness Day: St. Paul’s Catholic Church from 9a.m. — 2p.m. St. Paul’s Parish Center 1807Bedfor­d St., Rome, NY 13440. For additional informatio­n contact Celeste Snyderman (315) 794-9851celest­ No fee to participat­e. Table and chairs provided. Free giveaways. Children’s craft room. Rome Health screenings by Dr. Williams, Dr. Hall, and Dr. Molica.

Blood Analysis Program: The Zonta Club of Oneida is sponsoring the AMBA (Annual Metathasic Blood Analysis) Wellness program, a blood screening program that serves as a community service as well as a fundraiser. The program will take place at the Canastota American Legion, 325S. Peterboro Street. A comprehens­ive battery of blood tests is available for $41.00payable by check or money order made out to AMBA. No cash, please. Proof of identity is required. This service is not covered by health insurance, so if you don’t have health insurance, this is a much more affordable opportunit­y to have your blood tested. Proof of ID is requested. Pre-authorizat­ion by your physician is required. Officials say physicians are commonly very willing to give approval to their patients for this worthwhile program. This event is held twice a year, in September and in March. Appointmen­ts for the upcoming event are available from 7-10 a.m. Call 1-800-234-8888Monday-friday 8:30a.m. — 5p.m. Provide your physician’s name and address at the time of the call. The Zonta Club requests a $5sponsor fee at the time of the screening. This money is used to fund educationa­l scholarshi­ps for women in the community.

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