Red Cross looking for blood donors

The American Red Cross is urgently seeking donors to avoid a blood shortage this winter.

The following blood drives are planned in February and March:

» 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 17: Developmental Services Inc., 2920 10th St.

» 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 17: LaQuinta, 101 Carrie Lane

» Noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 22: First Christian Church, 531 Fifth St.

» 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 22: First United Methodist Church, North Vernon

» 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 24: LaQuinta, 101 Carrie Lane

» 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3: LaQuinta, 101 Carrie Lane

To learn the requirements to be a blood donor or to make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.