Corsicana — First Baptist Church will host a blood drive from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 510 W. Collin St. in the Welcome Center basement. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Pastor Danny Reeves at (903) 872-7473.
Navarro Regional Hospital’s Healthy Woman program presents An Evening with Elizabeth Smart at 6 p.m. at the IOOF Event Center. Elizabeth’s presentation not only tells her story of being abducted in 2002 and held prisoner for 9 months, but also discusses topics such as overcoming extreme adversity and not allowing your past to dictate your future. Tickets are available at NavarroHospital.com/HealthyWoman. For more information or table sponsorships, please call Anna Paul at (903) 654-6871.
Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with apopintments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.
Community National Bank and Trust will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 312 N. 15th St. in the parking lot. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Brenda Stubbs at (903) 654-4514.
The Navarro College Police Academy will be hosting a Firefighter Shift Police Academy Feb. 1 through December for firefighters who need to attain their TECLEOSE certification. Classes will be held on the Corsicana Fire Department’s C-shift. Most weeks will have two class sessions. A few weeks will have three classes. Instruction will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on class days. All classes will be held at Navarro College’s Police Academy, 3200 W. 7th Ave. Cost will be $1,875. For more information, please contact Rachel W. Waters, administrative assistant of continuing education/police academy, at (903) 874-6217, (800) NAVARRO or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.