Blood drives planned in area


During National Blood Donor Month throughout January, the American Red Cross is asking donors to resolve to give blood or platelets to keep blood products stocked all season long.

In partnership with the National Football League, those who come to give blood, platelets or plasma through Jan. 31, 2023, will be automatically entered to win a trip for two to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona.

Upcoming area drives include:

– Swanton, Jan. 24, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Swanton High School, 601 N. Main St.

– Metamora, Jan. 25, 3-8 p.m., Evergreen Elementary School, 14844 County Road 6.

– Waterville, Jan. 25, 12-5 p.m., Waterville Community Church, 8217 Dutch Road.

– Maumee – Jan. 27, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., McLaren St. Luke’s, 5901 Monclova Road.