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February 27, 2014

EBF blood drive set for March 14

EDDYVILLE — Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont High School will be hosting a community blood drive 7 a.m. to noon March 14 at the high school gym, 1301 Berdan St.

Donors who last gave blood on or before Jan.17 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, contact Joy Greenlee or a member of Jr. Red Cross.

Donors must be at least 16 years old, be in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds. A blood donor card or other photo ID is required to donate. Sixteen-year-old donors must present a signed parental consent form each time they donate until reaching 17 years of age. Consent forms are available at www.bloodcenter.org.

Donors with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure are eligible to donate.

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