CRYSTAL LAKE – The First Institute in Crystal Lake will host a blood drive from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
The drive will be held in the upstairs classroom of the building on 790 McHenry Ave. The event is open to the public and walk-ins are welcomed. Organizers encourage those interested to make an appointment beforehand by calling 815-459-3500 ext. 303 or visiting www.heartlandbc.org
Organizers also encourage participants to eat a good meal and drink plenty of liquids before making their blood donation.