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October 25, 2013

Drakesville UMC blood drive set

DRAKESVILLE — The Drakesville United Methodist Church will be hosting a community blood drive from 3-7 p.m. Nov. 11 inside the fellowship hall at 201 N. Madison.

Donors who last gave blood on or before Sept. 16 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, call call Eileen Bolin at 641-722-3761.

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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