Digest 6.17.05

Red Cross honors Gilroy Woman
• Gilroy – The American Red Cross Blood Services Northern
California Region honored a Gilroy woman at their Fifth Annual
Sponsor and Volunteer Recognition in Oakland Wednesday.
Red Cross honors Gilroy Woman

• Gilroy – The American Red Cross Blood Services Northern California Region honored a Gilroy woman at their Fifth Annual Sponsor and Volunteer Recognition in Oakland Wednesday.

A dedicated volunteer since 1999, Pat Birchmier started out helping at the donor registration desk at Gilroy community blood drives. She now schedules volunteers for the monthly blood drive held at the First Baptist Church, many of them friends that Birchmier herself recruited years ago.

Details on donating blood: 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (448-3543) or visit www.BeADonor.com.

Spend Father’s Day downtown

• Gilroy – Collectors and antique lovers can celebrate Father’s Day at the Annual Father’s Day Antique and Collectibles Street Faire Sunday from 8am to 4pm.

Whether you are a new shopper or seasoned veteran, you will enjoy hunting through the vast array of rare and unique products.

Come visit Historic Downtown Gilroy and enjoy great food while you shop for your treasures. Certified appraisals will be available from 11am to 1pm.

One item will be appraised at no charge with additional items appraised at a nominal fee.

Details: Dave Peoples at 408-842-6501 or visit us online at www.gilroyvisitor.org.

Send news items to City Editor Robert Airoldi. FAX to 842-2206, mail to Gilroy Dispatch, 6400 Monterey Road, Gilroy, CA 95020, or e-mail [email protected]

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