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Scout's Blood Drive is Monday

Michael Turner organized the event for his Eagle Scout community service project.

A blood drive organized by Eagle Scout candidate Michael Turner is Monday at from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Turner is a Life Scout at Troop 130 at the Wayne Police Athletic League. He organized the event for his Eagle Scout community serice project.

The Red Cross will collect the donated blood.

Doners must be in good health, be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds; 16-year-olds can donate with parental consent.

To register to donate blood, click here.

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Scondo August 10, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Good job, the local churches also have gotten together to sponsor Blood Drives this month. There is one at Immaculate Heart of Mary this Sunday at 9 AM. Years back I learned that one of the primary use of blood and blood products was to treat cancer patients , I learned that when my brother was ill with cancer. I had donated before, but withou much attention to it. I continued to donate after his death, with the hope and purpose in mind that I could possibly help someone else. I got the member for life t shirt after donating a while. I will be there on Sunday giving a pint, maybe we can all give. August is a crucial month of shortages for blood doantions.

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