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Blood drive planned March 13 in Harvard

HARVARD – The Harvard Rotary will host a community blood drive from noon to 6:30 p.m. March 13 at First United Methodist Church of Harvard, 1100 N. Division 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.

The Rock River Valley Blood Center, a National Marrow Donor Program Center, is the sole supplier of blood and related services to OSF St. 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.

For information or to schedule an appointment to donate, call Wanda at 815-560-2111.

– Northwest Herald

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