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OBI recruiting convalescent plasma donors

In the face of rising COVID-19 hospitalizations, Oklahoma Blood Institute is announcing an aggressive new campaign aimed at recruiting more convalescent plasma donors. Starting this week, convalescent plasma donors will be entered for a chance to win one of the two $1,000 prizes given away to that day’s roster of convalescent plasma donors. This giveaway will provide another reason for qualifying, recovered COVID-19 patients to join the 20 or so similar heroes currently coming in to give each day.

School Board approves virtual learning options

Dora Fuqua introduces Canton’s newest teachers to the school board. Among those starting at Canton this fall are Carrie Compton, Maddie Cowan, Todd Woolley and Tahnya Hursh.

School Board approves virtual learning options

The Canton School Board held their monthly meeting last week, with a variety of items on the agenda as the new school year approaches. Of those items, no matter was discussed more than the plan for school to return this coming fall.

Lucas pushing for increased 4-H funding

Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined U.S. Representatives Collin Peterson (D-MN), Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and 37 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey, and Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Kay Granger urging that funding be increased for our nation’s youth mentoring organizations last week.

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