Terrorism hits home
By By SHERRY DIGMON
Advance Staff Writer
The local Red Cross chapter went on standby Tuesday as the morning's events unfolded.
Myrna Monroe, chairman of the local Red Cross chapter, said military calls are being processed as usual. Civilian calls regarding people in the New York and Washington areas will be processed in a couple of days.
There are no plans for a local blood drive. A drive was held in Atmore last Friday. Monroe said the local units and personnel were already scheduled for drives this week and, as of Tuesday afternoon, those had not changed.
The following drives are scheduled:
Castleberry n Thursday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., New London Baptist Church, 334-966-5480;
Andalusia n Wednesday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lurleen B. Wallace Jr. College-Covington, Hwy. 84 Bypass, 334-222-6591;
Fairhope n Wednesday, Sept. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., AIR, Inc., 14560 Greenough Rd., 334-928-8800;
Spanish Fort n Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Old Spanish Fort Baptist Church, 7100 Spanish Fort Blvd., 334-626-1379;
Mobile n Friday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., West Corporation, 3262 Dauphin St., 334-478-3770;
Mobile n Friday, Sept. 14, 8 a.m. to noon, Alabama State Docks, 250 N. Water St., 334-441-7001;
Mobile n Thursday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Minolta/QMS, 1 Magnum Pass, 334-633-4300;
Mobile n Thursday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Providence Hospital, 6801 Airport Blvd., 334-633-1000.
The closest fixed site is Daphne Jubilee Donor Center, 28260 Hwy. 98 Suite 3, 334-626-2447.