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Area Blood Drives

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS INVITES YOU TO ROCK AND ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES THIS SUMMER TO GIVE BLOOD OR PLATELETS.  SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL INTO A RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE MAY 22 – JULY 31 AND YOU’LL BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN A GIBSON GUITAR, COURTESY OF THE GIBSON FOUNDATION.  THE RED CROSS WILL AWARD MULTIPLE GUITARS AND 50,000 GUITAR PICKS DURING THIS CAMPAIGN.  IN ADDITION, YOU’LL RECEIVE A ROCK AND ROLL THEMED T-SHIRT. AS A SPECIAL INCENTIVE FOR OUR YOUNG DONORS, ANYONE AGED 16-21 CAN ENTER TO WIN A $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP.  UPCOMING BLOOD DRIVES WILL BE NEXT TUESDAY FROM AT THE 4-H BUILDING IN HOXIE, JUNE 20TH AT THE 4-H BUILDING IN NORTON AND THEN JUNE 21ST AT THE CATHOLIC PARISH CENTER IN HILL CITY, ALL RUNNING FROM NOON TILL SIX.   PLEASE CONTACT 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) OR GO ONLINE AT REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG TO MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENTS.  EVERYDAY THE RED CROSS MUST COLLECT OVER 500 UNITS OF BLOOD TO KEEP UP WITH THE HOSPITALS IN OUR AREAS.  THE NEED IS CONSTANT, THE GRATIFICATION IS INSTANT.  GIVE BLOOD, SAVE A LIFE!