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Vinton Public Library to host Author Heather Gudenkauf

By Vinton Public Library · February 24th, 2021
The Vinton Public Library will host Author Heather Gudenkauf via a Zoom conversation. On Sunday, March 7th, beginning at 3:30 p.m. you are welcome to join the conversation at the following link: https://zoom.us/j/93009086791?pwd=bHYxcTc0aGlXdHVCNzh4QzkrZGZLQT09

VGH and Vinton Community Blood Drive March 16

By Virginia Gay Hospital · February 24th, 2021
How safe is the blood supply?Each year, LifeServe Blood Center performs more than one million tests on blood products collected from volunteer blood donors. Each individual blood unit is put through fifteen tests to ensure its safety! These tests are performed in a state-of-the-art laboratory to make sure every blood product is safe to transfuse to a hospital patient.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING Combined with the Benton County Conservation Board

By Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor · February 24th, 2021
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING Combined with the Benton County Conservation Board February 24, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Benton County Service Center Conference Room 811 D Ave. ** Agenda is not printed in any particular order; only time specific items will be addressed at certain times https://www.youtube.

PUBLIC URGED TO DONATE BLOOD TO SAVE LIVES, STORMS AFFECT SUPPLY

By LifeServe Blood Center · February 22nd, 2021
Severe winter weather continues to wreak havoc across multiple regions in the United States resulting in numerous blood drive cancellations and significantly decreased blood product collections. LifeServe Blood Center, along with the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism, is urging eligible blood donors in parts of the United States unaffected by the storm to schedule blood donation appointments as soon as possible and to keep existing appointments.

DERECHO ASSISTANCE HELPS BENTON COUNTY

By Benton County Conservation · February 21st, 2021
The Benton County Conservation Board (BCCB) has received a tremendous opportunity to support and expand ongoing projects by stockpiling mulch debris from the August 10, 2020 derecho on two conservation properties. The wood cuttings will be piled and compacted to a height of six feet. In keeping the height at six feet or less, it has been determined that the risk for fire is extremely low.

iVinton and locally owned Internet Providers at Risk

By Valerie Close, Editor · February 18th, 2021
Update on the bill:At this time, the Subcommittee recommends the indefinite postponement of this bill. It's been almost a year since iVinton officially went live. In that year, the city has added over 800 customers to its service. The network has been put to work during this last year with many people working from home and students learning from home.

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