Donate to winter clothing drive

The Loretto Hospital is collecting boots, coats, hats, gloves, shirts, pants, shoes and other clothing for its patients. There are drop boxes at the hospital, 645 S. Central Ave., and at 5120 W. Jackson Blvd.

Austin seniors invited to Friday feast

The pre-Thanksgiving event – hosted by Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, Ald. Chris Taliaferro and Lillian Drummond – will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Nov. 16th at the Austin Senior Satellite Center, 5071 W. Congress Parkway.