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    Holiday meals• Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., will have its annual turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
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•American Red Cross Bloodmobile locations: St. Joseph Catholic Church, recreation hall, 11337 Old U.S. 27 S., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, 615-6168 to schedule; Pretzels Inc., 123 Harvest Road, Bluffton, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday; Church of Christ, gymnasium, 455 E. Morse St., Markle, 2 to 6 p.m. Monday; Antwerp Community Church of the Nazarene, sanctuary, 704 S. Erie St., Antwerp, Ohio, 3 to 7 p.m. Monday; First United Methodist Church, activity center, 110 N. Cass St., Wabash, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; American Legion, main room, 515 W. Fifth Ave., Garrett, 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; New Haven Fire Department, police training room, 815 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven, 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, 748-7083 to schedule; Fairview High School, gymnasium, 06289 U.S. 127, Sherwood, Ohio, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday; American Legion, main room, 118 N. Broadway, Butler, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; Dupont Hospital, 2520 E. Dupont Road, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, 416-3023 to schedule; St. Michael’s Catholic Church, gymnasium, 100 Antwerp, Hicksville, Ohio, 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday; Urbana Community Center, fellowship hall, 16 E. Half St., Urbana, 2 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Bellmont High School, auxiliary gymnasium, 1000 N. Adams Drive, Decatur, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

DEKALB MEMORIAL HEALTH: The following programs will be held at DeKalb Health, 1316 E. Seventh St., Auburn, or DeKalb Health Office Building, No. 1314, Conference Room 303, 1314 E. Seventh St., Auburn, unless noted otherwise.

•“CPR/First Aid,” 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, DeKalb Health Office Building, No. 1314, Conference Room 303, 1314 E. Seventh St., registration required, 260-920-2701.

•“Healthcare Provider CPR,” 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday; DeKalb Health Office Building 1314, Conference Room 303, 1314 E. Seventh St., Auburn; registration required, 260-920-2701.

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women ages 40 and older; in partnership with Parkview Regional Cancer Center and Breast Diagnostic Center; times vary depending on location; appointments suggested but not required, 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540: Parkview Physicians Group, Family Medicine, 817 Trail Ridge Road, Albion, Monday; Parkview Physicians Group, Family Medicine, 104 Nicholas Place, Avilla, Tuesday; Indiana News Center, 3401 Butler Road, Friday.

IMMUNIZATIONS: Birth to age 18, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health immunization clinic, 4813 New Haven Ave., by appointment, 449-7514; $8 per immunization if able to pay, no one turned away for inability to pay; parent or legal guardian must bring child with shot record; for more information call 424-7468; Super Shot immunization clinics also at:

•United Hispanic Americans, 2424 Fairfield Ave., 4 to 7 p.m. Monday.

•Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Carew Medical Park, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

•St. Joseph Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd., 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (Spanish and Burmese interpreters available).

•Resurrection Lutheran Church, 14318 Lima Road, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

•Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

LUNCH AND LEARN: “Reversing Type II Diabetes” featuring neurosurgeon Dr. Rudy Kachmann; 11 a.m. Wednesday; Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, Ohio; free; for reservations, call 419-542-5560.

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA IN ALLEN COUNTY INC.: Offices have relocated to 2200 Lake Ave., Suite 105; new office opens today; 422-6441.

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