Upcoming blood drives

The American Red Cross will host blood drives in the following towns:

• Peru — March 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Illinois Valley Community Hospital office building, 1305 Sixth St.

• Spring Valley — March 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. Margaret's Hospital, 600 E. First St.

• Neponset — March 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Neponset Community Building.

To make an appointment to donate blood, or for more information about other ways to get involved with the Red Cross, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767).