American Red Cross schedules blood drives for month of August

First Posted: 8/9/2009

The American Red Cross will conduct four blood drives in the Back Mountain Area during the month of August.

The first drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Aug. 9, at Our Lady of Victory Church, corner of Second Road and Route 415, Harveys Lake. from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

A drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug, 10, at the Dallas United Methodist Church, Parsonage

Street, Dallas.

A third drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Meadows Nursing Center, 55 W. Center Hill Rd., Dallas.

The last drive of the month will be held from 12:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, at the Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Rd., Dallas.

The Red Cross requests that all donors bring Identification and their Red Cross Blood card. First-time donors will receive a card after their first donation.

Anyone 17 years of age, weighing a minimum of 110 pounds and in good health is eligible to donate. Youths 16 years of age may also donate if accompanied by a parent.

A pre-scheduled appointment can be made to reduce the time needed for donating. To schedule an appointment, call 823-7164, extension 2150.

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