First annual B.J. Luxmore Blood Drive is Feb. 18

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Sherrard High School's All School Sentate will host a community blood drive in honor of Corporal Bryant J. Luxmore

First annual B.J. Luxmore Blood Drive is Feb. 18

Sherrard High School's All School Sentate will host a community blood drive in honor of Corporal Bryant J. Luxmore from 8 a..m until 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 inGym 2 at the high school.

Appointments: To donate, please contact Mrs. Crippen at (309) 593-2175 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

Donor Eligibility Criteria: Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. or MVRBC Donor Card is required to donate. To schedule an appointment for donation, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before 12/24/13 are eligible to give at this drive.

About Blood Donations: Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.

ABOUT MVRBC: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 87 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. In your area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to http://www.bloodcenter.org/about-us/service-hospitals.aspx.