Memorial Blood Centers invites all eligible members of the community to participate in one of the following blood drives this month in the area. The blood donation process takes about 45 minutes. To give blood, 16-year-old donors must weigh at least 130 pounds and be at least 5 feet tall (and have written parental consent), while donors 17 and older must be in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds.
While walk-in donors are always welcome, appointments can be made in advance to ensure a particular time slot. To register for the blood drive, go online at www.memorialbloodcenters.org to make an appointment or call the number listed to schedule an appointment.11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Knights of Columbus at St. Lawrence Church, 2410 Morris Thomas Road, Duluth. Call Steve Gilbert at (218)
727-6206.11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Proctor Lions Club, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor. Call Jake Benson at (218) 624-3344.Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Federal Correctional Institution, 2300 County Road 29, Sandstone. Call (320) 245-2262.8-11 a.m. Wednesday, Midwest Medical, 4418 Haines Road, Duluth. Call Brenda Johnson at (218) 279-8192.3-6 p.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway, Duluth. Call Linda Wiig at (218) 727-5021.9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Woodlands National Bank, 122 E. Main St., Hinckley. Call Sara Benson at (877) 406-9234.11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Edison Schools, 201 W. St. Andrews, Duluth. Call Ellie Potter at (218) 728-9556.10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Curtis Oil, 4985 Miller Trunk Highway, Hermantown. Call Tim Gross at (218) 729-5500.3-6:30 p.m. Friday, Our Savior’s Lutheran and Wesley United, 303 E. 23rd St., Hibbing. Call Barbara Farrell at (218) 263-3828.3-6:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Elim Lutheran Church, 2077 County Road 6, Barnum. Call Gerry Paulson at (218) 389-6961.
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