At a Glance for July 16, 2015

July 17 drive: Giving blood means giving life

Lifeblood employees Sarah Smith and Jennifer Gladstone pose at Lifeblood’s 6th annual Donor Fest celebration on Saturday, June 13 at St. Benedict at Auburndale High School.  Photo courtesy of Lifeblood.

The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a blood drive with the help of Lifeblood from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. July 17. The event will be at a mobile blood unit parked at the Bartlett Chamber Office (2969 Elmore Park Road).

Donors should eat before arrival and bring a photo ID.

For more information about the BACC, call Lisa Johnson at (901) 372-9457. For more information about Lifeblood, call Jason Sykes at (901) 529-6351.

Additional public blood drive dates and locations can be found online at

Readers’ Choice ballot is ready for your vote

readers-choice-2015-logo-smallThe LAST DAY to vote for the 2015 honorees is July 17!

Pick your favorite Bartlett businesses, industries and people in the 2015 Reader’s Choice Awards.

Verandah music to brighten afternoon for wine sippers Saturday

Delta Blues Winery logoLakeland’s musically talented superintendent of Education, Dr. Ted Horrell, will perform with his friends, Central Station, at the Delta Blues Winery on Saturday afternoon.

The performance will be 3-6 p.m. on the winery’s verandah at 6585 Stewart Road, Lakeland.

Guests are asked not to bring outside liquor, beer or pets. For more information, see the Delta Blues website.