Lung cancer awareness vigil scheduled
In an effort to raise awareness during Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Big Daddy’s Race for Time and Commonwealth Cancer Center will host a candlelight vigil 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at Commonwealth Cancer Center, 520 Techwood Drive in Danville.
One hundred lung cancer vigils representing all 50 states and Washington, D.C., are scheduled to be held during November. Speakers, including local lung cancer survivors and medical professionals from Commonwealth Cancer Center, will be featured during Danville’s vigil.
For more information on the national vigil campaign, visit www.shinealightonlungcancer.org.
Higher Ed Center accepting donations for military Christmas project
LANCASTER — The Lancaster Higher Education Center is accepting donations through Dec. 3 for Operation SEND Christmas. Donations can be delivered to 67 Public Square. The center will use the donations to make care packages for troops from Kentucky deployed overseas. The center will have a community reception 4-6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 when people can drop off items, decorate a Christmas card and enjoy refreshments. For more information, call (859) 792-1513.