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Harvard church to host community blood drive

HARVARD – St. Joseph Catholic Church will host a community blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the St. Joseph Ministry Center, 101 Church St.

Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health.

For information or to schedule an appointment to donate, call Susan at 815-943-6406.

The Rock River Valley Blood Center, a National Marrow Donor Program Center, is the sole supplier of blood and related services to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, SwedishAmerican Medical Center-Belvidere, Rockford Memorial Hospital, Swedish American Hospital, Beloit Memorial Hospital, Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, FHN, Mercy Harvard Hospital and Rochelle Community Hospitals.

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