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Red Cross in need of blood

| August 4, 2014

COSHOCTON – The Red Cross has issued a urgent call for blood donors to avoid a looming blood shortage.

Area residents are encouraged to donate at one of four upcoming community blood drives.

–       Mill Creek Amish Drive, 33393 TR 126 Millersburg, Thursday, Aug. 7, from 3 to 8 pm

–       Coshocton Community at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1500 Pleasant Valley Dr., on Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 12 to 6 p.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

–       River View High School Athletic Boosters, 26496 State Route 60 North, Warsaw, on Friday Aug. 15, from 1 to 6 p.m.

–       New Bedford Community, 33350 State Route 643, Fresno, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 2 to 7 p.m.

As an extra incentive to give blood with the Red Cross in Central Ohio this summer – those who come to give will receive a number of gifts, including: Columbus Zoo coupon for buy-one-get-one free entry; Cedar Point coupon for $10 off admission; chance to win a $500 Marathon gas card.

To schedule an appointment to donate, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).


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