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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Blood drives

BLOOD DRIVES, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Best Buy, 609 Potomac Station Dr., Leesburg, 800-448-3543; 5-9 p.m. Monday, Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion, 20585 Ashburn Village Blvd., 866-256-6372; 2:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Loudoun County Public Schools Administrative Building, 21000 Education Ct., Ashburn, 866-256-6372; 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue, 16600 Courage Ct., Leesburg, 800-448-3543; 1:30-6 p.m. Friday, St. James Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St. SW, Leesburg, 800-448-3543; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Leesburg Public Safety Center, 65 Plaza St., Leesburg, 800-448-3543; 2-7 p.m. June 29, Carmax, 45210 Towlern Pl., Dulles, 800-448-3543; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 8, Loudoun Government Center, 1 Harrison St., Leesburg, 866-256-6372.

INOVA BLOOD DONOR CENTER, noon-8 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, Dulles Town Center, 45745 Nokes Blvd., Sterling. Walk-ins welcome. 866-256-6372,

INOVA LOUDOUN HOSPITAL-INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, noon-7 p.m. third Thursdays, Inova Loudoun Hospital at Lansdowne, conference rooms A and B, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

Mental health

INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COUNSELING, for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. Provided by Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice. Free and confidential. 703-771-9020.

CRISISLINK, suicide and crisis prevention, intervention and response. Organization provides community education and training in mental health issues, has a certified volunteer crisis response team and offers CareRing, a free daily telephone outreach program for elderly and disabled people. Help is needed for the suicide and crisis hotline. For a training schedule, contact 703-527-6016,,

LOUDOUN CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS, 7:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. Support group for family members and those with mental illness. Family education classes available. Free. 571-313-0908.

PIEDMONT CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS, 6:30-8:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, 170 W. Shirley Ave., Warrenton. Serves Fauquier, Orange, Madison and Rappahannock counties. Support group for family members and those with mental illness. Free. 540-347-7620, Ext. 109.

ABRAHAM LOW SELF-HELP SYSTEMS, provides support for people with anxiety, fear, depression, panic and other emotional problems, 8 p.m. Fridays, Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. Free. 703-777-1708.


AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM, age 50 and older, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. Register. $12, AARP members; nonmembers, $14. 540-316-3588.

DIABETES SUPPORT, 11 a.m. first Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 215 Depot Ct. SE. 703-737-8039.

EYEGLASS CARE, 1-2 p.m. second Wednesdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Staff members from Lens Crafters at Dulles Town Center will be available to clean glasses and provide minor repairs. Free. 703-430-2397.

EXERCISE TAPE, National Council on Aging video for those 55 and older, 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 215 Depot Ct. SE. 703-737-8039.

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