May blood drives in Back Mtn.

First Posted: 5/18/2008

The American Red Cross will conduct two blood drives in the Back Mountain during the month of May.

The first drive will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday May 18, at Our Lady of Victory Church in Harveys Lake. The second drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, at the Trucksville United Methodist Church, Church Road.

The double red unit will be at both drives. The ladies of both churches will serve homemade goodies to all who donate.

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.

A pre-scheduled appointment can be made by calling 823-7164, extension 2150.

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