Humane Society offers free adoptions

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The Northwest Arkansas Humane Society for Animals announced that for the entire month of February, Blue Buffalo will cover the cost of adopting the dog. They have a number of adult dogs available. Also, the staff is very good at placing the right dog with the right human. All dogs are vaccinated, neutered or neutered and chipped.

This adoption event is for adult dogs only. Puppies, cats and kittens are excluded.

Information: (479) 936-6504 or nwahumanesocietyforanimals.org.

CBCO

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, a supplier of blood products to 44 area health facilities, is calling on eligible blood donors to donate this week to help replenish blood reserve levels, which fell sharply during the recent winter storm.

Blood consumption in Ozarks area hospitals remains high. January’s transfusion count was the highest in three years.

Successful donors will receive a long-sleeved, quarter-zip CBCO sweater as a thank you, while supplies last.

Information: cbco.org/donate-blood.

Red Cross

As severe winter storms continue to move across the country, the American Red Cross is asking those in areas unaffected by the weather to schedule early blood donation appointments available in their community. .

More donors are needed to book appointments now for the coming weeks to ensure that accident victims, cancer patients and new mothers dealing with complicated deliveries have access to product transfusions without delay. vital blood.

Everyone who comes to donate blood or platelets through February 28 will receive a $10 Amazon.com gift card via email, courtesy of Amazon.

Information: redcrossblood.org or 800-733-2767.

Hope Cancer

The Hope Wellness Center at Hope Cancer Resources offers a yoga, meditation and fitness class for cancer patients and caregivers in person, via Zoom and YouTube.

Their team of counselors and social workers supports cancer patients and their families on a daily basis with a focus on emotional health no matter the circumstances.

A certified tobacco treatment specialist is available to help those looking to quit smoking with nicotine replacement therapy and advice.

Those in need of medical supplies, liquid nutrition or durable medical equipment, such as shower chairs or walkers, are asked to reach out. Donations of new or lightly used items are also accepted.

Information: (479) 361-5847 or hopecancerresources.org.

OLI

The Osher Lifelong Institute at the University of Arkansas has announced the following courses for the coming week:

• February 15: “Right Brain Photography”, $45 members, $60 non-members,

• February 16: “Oil painting for beginners”, $40 members, $55 non-members,

• February 17: “Speaking with a Wesleyan Accent”, $25 for members, $40 for non-members,

• February 18: “La Réforme radicale” (3 sessions), $35 members, $50 non-members.

Information: (479) 575-3541 or olli.uark.edu.

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