The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

March 4, 2013

Red Cross announces blood drives


Monday, March 4, 2013 — American Red Cross announces the following blood drives:

St. Martin Lutheran Church and Pine Grove UMC at St. Martin Lutheran, 16592 St. Martin Road, Albemarle, March 13, 3-7 p.m.

Stanly Community Coll-ege, Albemarle Campus, 141 College Drive, Albe-marle, March 19, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

American Red Cross, Stanly County Chapter, 243 W. Main St., Albemarle, March 27, 1-5:30 p.m.

Blood can be safely donated every 56 days. Most healthy people age 17 and older, or 16 with parental consent, who weigh at least 110 pounds, are eligible to donate blood and platelets. Donors who are 18 and younger must also meet specific height and weight requirements.