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Faith Tabernacle hosts health fair

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

Faith Tabernacle, 7789 FM 1283, in Lakehills, is hosting a food and health fair along with a blood drive this Saturday, Nov. 16.
The blood drive will start at 8:30 am and run to 12:30 pm in the church parking lot. Anyone who is 16 and weighing 120 pounds (with a parental consent form) or at least 17 years old weighing 110 pounds and in good general health can donate blood. Donors must present a photo ID, the last four digits of their Social Security number and their birth date.
All blood donors will receive a T-shirt and a mini-physical, and a chance to win a $500 Best Buy gift card.
The drive will be conducted by South Texas Blood & Tissue Center.
The food and health fair kicks off at 10 am and runs through 1 pm. The food fair, in conjunction with San Antonio Food Bank, will have vouchers available for residents of Bandera County who qualify as individuals or families for distribution of perishable and non-perishable food items.
Representatives from several community service agencies will be present for the health fair. Attendees may complete a ticket to win a number of door prizes donated by local businesses.
For more information about any or all parts of this event, call 830-414-4875.