Red Cross holds blood drives in May


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Posted Online: April 18, 2013, 2:09 pm
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Press release submitted by the American Red Cross.

The American Red Cross will hold blood drives at the following locations in May.
Henry County
May 2 -- noon-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church South Campus Building, 302 N. State St., Geneseo.
May 8 -- 1:15-5:15 p.m., First Christian Church, 105 Dwight St. in Kewanee.
May 9 -- 2-6 p.m., St. John's Vianney Church, 313 S. West St., Cambridge.
Mercer County
May 2 -- 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sherrard High School, 4701 176th, Sherrard.
Whiteside County
May 1 -- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fulton High School, 1207 12th St., Fulton.
May 1 -- 2-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls.
May 4 -- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Army National Guard, 716 Sixth Ave., Rock Falls.
May 6 -- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prophetstown High School, 310 Riverside, Prophetstown.
May 7 -- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Erie High School, 435 Sixth Ave., Erie.
May 7 -- 8-11 a.m., River Bend Senior Center, 912 Fourth St., Fulton.
May 8 -- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Red Cross, 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls.
May 9 -- 3-8 p.m., Tampico United Methodist Church, 202 Lincoln Ave., Tampico.
May 13 -- 4:30-7:30 p.m., Montmorency School, 9415 Hoover Road, Rock Falls.
May 14 -- 1-5:15 p.m., River Bend Senior Center, 912 Fourth St., Fulton.
May 15 -- 2-6 p.m., American Red Cross, 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls.

To donate, call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.



















 



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