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Our Lady of the Elms to host blood drive Sept. 22

Published: September 12, 2016 11:52 AM

Akron  – The Social Action Club at Our Lady of the Elms is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a Blood Drive on Thursday, Sept. 22.  Members of the community can donate blood from 1 to 6 p.m. in the school’s Ann Amer Brennan Theater located at 1375 West Exchange Street in in Akron.

Appointments will take priority, but walk-ins are welcome.  Appointments can be made online at www.redcrossblood.org.  Enter the sponsor code:  akron.  In addition to having a valid ID, blood donors must be healthy, be at least 17 years old, and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds.

In addition to replenishing our community’s blood supply, the blood drive will help Elms students earn scholarship money.  For more information, contact Marcie Bircher at mbircher@theelms.org.

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