The American Red Cross is holding a series of blood drives in the coming weeks in Bureau County. Community members can donate from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Lions Club, 308 Howard, LaMoille; from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Buda Community Building, Main Street, Buda; from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at St. Margaret’s Hospital, 600 E. First, Spring Valley; and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at Browning Chrysler, 730 W. Peru St., Princeton.
To donate call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed. A blood donor card of driver’s license or tow other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.