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By Max Erikson

Blood drive coming to church


January 17, 2018

The Red Cross is having their first blood drive of the year Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Community Grace Brethren Church—1180 S Roosevelt Ave—from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Donated blood goes to people all over the United States and is used for transfusions, surgeries, and helping people who have been involved in a life threatening accident.

Blood drive coordinator Nadine Brack says this blood drive is particular important because many blood drives in the eastern United States have been cancelled in recent weeks due to severe weather in that part of the country, leaving a shortage of available blood.

“This is a critical time for the Red Cross and its blood banks,” Brack says. “The weather h...

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