Area residents asked to donate clothes for N.Y. rescue workers

September 16, 2001

A New Windsor woman is coordinating a drive to collect clothing for rescue workers in New York.

Sylvia Fox is asking area residents to donate heavy work gloves, socks, coveralls, boots and dust masks during the weekend.

Designated collection sites are fire halls in Westminster, Hampstead, Winfield and Mount Airy and at ideas etc. toys etc. ltd. in 140 Village Shopping Center. The store will be selling flags and donating the proceeds to the Red Cross. Monetary donations, which will be used to buy work clothing, also will be accepted.

Information: 410-875-9008 or 410-274-6370.

The American Red Cross will conduct blood drives in Carroll County this week.

Drives will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Westminster Union Bank, 71 E. Main St., Westminster; and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Westminster Church of God, Route 27 and Lucabaugh Mill Road.

Information: 410-764-7000.

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