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Blood drive planned 
at Algonquin library

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library and the American Red Cross are working together to save lives with an annual blood drive.

It will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Harnish Main Library, 2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin.

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood; more than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day. One car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood.

To make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood or contact Theresa Therens at 847-458-6060, ext. 100, or ttherens@aapld.org.


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