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Tuesday, 19 March 2013 21:13

BloodSource to hold local blood drives on April 8th and 9th

BloodSource will hold two blood drives in April to meet the Community’s need for blood and blood products. First is the Veterans Community blood drive, Monday, April 8, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. At the American Legion Hall, 11041 American Legion Drive, Sutter Creek, at the Corner of Airport & Hwy 49 followed the Next day by an Ione Community blood drive on Tuesday, April 9 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at Evalynn Bishop Hall, 600 South Church Street/Highway 124, Ione, CA All walk-ins are welcome. The drive is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ione.

Donating blood is safe, easy and takes about an hour. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed BloodSource Parental consent form) and be generally healthy. There is no upper age limit for blood donations. Donors must bring a photo ID and should drink plenty of fluids before donating. Potential marrow donors can register for “Be the Match” through BloodSource. For more information about the Ione Community blood drive contact: Kristi Roots or April Gasaway call 274-4543

Participate in the Veterans or Iones Community blood drive and earn MyBloodSource rewards and redeem your rewards online for great items!

Story from press release, edited by Tom Slivick, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.