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Seven Angels Memorial Blood Drive planned

FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Firefighters will host the fourth annual Seven Angels Memorial Blood and Food Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Fox River Grove Firehouse, 411 Algonquin Road.

The event is to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the school bus versus train crash that occurred Oct. 25, 1995. It is in memory of the seven young lives that were lost that day.

Community members are encouraged to donate blood or to drop off nonperishable food items.

To sign up to donate blood, contact Deputy Chief Jim Kreher at the firehouse at 847-639-9232, or sign up by calling lifesource at 877-543-3768 and use sponsor code 598C. You can also go to https://donateblood.lifesource.org.

– Northwest Herald

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