David Viens Memorial Blood Drive To Be Held Saturday At Signal Crest United Methodist

Friday, May 2, 2014

The 7th annual David Viens Memorial Blood Drive will be Saturday at Signal Crest United Methodist Church, 1005 Ridgeway Ave., Signal Mountain. Donate blood or platelets from 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Pre-register with Elaine Viens at 886-5195 or ewv@epbfi.com. Ask about childcare if needed. Signal Crest and the Viens family are hosting this drive yearly to memorialize David by providing the community with the gift of life.

A confirmation service will be held at 2 p.

m. Saturday, in the Sanctuary.

Sunday the confirmands will be presented in the 9 and 11 a.m. services, which will be observed as Youth Sunday. A reception will be held at 10 a.m. in the Crest Center Café.




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