Partnership brings blood drives to DeKalb

Published: Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 11:35 a.m.CDT

The DeKalb County Forty and Eight along with Heartland Blood Centers have joined forces with the DeKalb County Veterans Assistance Commission and the DeKalb Masonic Lodge 144 to schedule several blood drives locally.

Blood drives are scheduled for the following from 3 to 6 p.m.:

• Feb. 28, May 9 and July 25 at 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road. (DCVAC)

• April 4 and June 13 at the Masonic Lodge, Fairview Drive and South Fourth Street (Masonic)

To pre-register for donating blood, call Frank Beierlotzer at 815-758-5788 or email ffb66@juno.com.

Reserved time slots are 3 p.m., 3:20 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 4 p.m., etc., up to 5:40 p.m.

Individuals who are 17 years of age, weighing at least 110 pounds and generally in good health may be eligible to donate blood.

Walk-ins are welcome. Bring a blood donor card, driver’s license or a photo ID or two other forms of identification.

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