GOOSE LAKE — Northeast Elementary School will host a community blood drive next month.

The drive will be from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at the school. The blood drive is open to the public and will be held in the Northeast Elementary cafeteria. Donations at this blood drive also help Northeast Elementary to earn a monetary grant through the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center’s Life$avings grant program.

To donate, contact Desiree Driscoll or Ashley Kreinbrink at (563) 577-2249 or visit and use code 2932 to locate the drive.

Potential donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental permission form available through and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before Dec. 7 are eligible to give at this drive.

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