Anne Brenner

News Around Town: Memorial Day Blood Drive; Screening of “North America”

Memorial Day is generally a day off from school, but one local group of young people is using the time to give back to the community. Venture 9 Crew of Chapel Hill, which is a community service organization of area youths, is teaming up with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, Friends of the Downtown, the FranklinHotel and Tyler’s Restaurant to sponsor its fourth annual Memorial Day blood drive. So far, the organization has already collected 105 units of blood; according to the American Red Cross, one pint of blood can save up to three lives. Monday’s blood drive will...

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