March is Red Cross month and the American Red Cross is encouraging eligible donors to step up and give blood.
Locally, blood drives are planned:
- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, First Christian Church, 531 Fifth St., Columbus.
- 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, 240 Poplar St., North Vernon.
- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 24, La Quinta Inn & Suites, 101 Carrie Lane, Columbus.
- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3, La Quinta, 101 Carrie Lane.
- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10, La Quinta, 101 Carrie Lane.
For more information, including eligibility requirements, visit redcrossblood.org.