Blood drives set

CLINTON — 1st Gateway Credit Union in Camanche will host a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 21 at 2603 Camanche Industrial Park, inside the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Bus. To donate, contact Kelsay McCausland at 243-4121 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 3521 to locate the drive. Donors who last gave blood on or before March 26 are eligible to give at this drive.

Also, a community blood drive will be from 8 to 11 a.m. May 20 at the Ericksen Community Center, 1401 11th Ave. North, Clinton, inside Meeting Room 3 or 4. To donate, contact Kayli Becker at (309) 502-9367 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 2909 to locate the drive. Donors who last gave blood on or before March 25 are eligible to give at this drive.

Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with a parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. Photo identification is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 1-800-747-5401.

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 90 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. In this area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Genesis Health System, MercyOne in Clinton and Morrison Community Hospital in Morrison, Illinois.