American Red Cross offers blood drives

2013-02-24T00:00:00Z American Red Cross offers blood drivesTimes Staff Report nwitimes.com
February 24, 2013 12:00 am  • 

PORTER COUNTY | The American Red Cross offers blood drives in Porter County.

Donors will be entered into a regionwide drawing in February to win the following package: Two VIP tickets to the NCAA Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Midwest Regional games March 29 and 31 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. VIP tickets include early admission to the stadium, food, drink tickets and the chance to meet an NCAA legend, a deluxe corner room at the new J.W. Marriott in Indianapolis for two nights, March 29 and 30, and a $250 Visa gift card to be used for other expenses such as meals, gas, parking and souvenirs.

Area blood drives:

• 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. today at Family Video, 2502 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso. Donate and receive a coupon good for one pint of Culver’s Frozen Custard courtesy of Culver’s. Call (219) 464-4142 to schedule appointment. This blood drive is co-sponsored by Brown Tire, Little Caesars and Anthony’s Salon.

• 9 to 11:30 a.m. today at Real Life Community Church, 3134 Swanson Road, Portage.

• 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Taco Bell, 1808 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso. Donate and receive a coupon for one free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall at First Christian Church, 1507 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso.

• 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 E. U.S. 6, Liberty Township. Come to donate and receive an American Red Cross pin and a Taco Bell coupon good for one free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• 3 to 7 p.m. Friday in the community room at South Haven Fire Department, 398 W. County Road 700 North. Come to donate and receive an American Red Cross pin.

• 8:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at City Hall, 166 Lincolnway, Valparaiso. Come to donate and receive an American Red Cross pin.

• 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Culver’s, 2101 LaPorte Ave., Valparaiso. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin and a Culver's Frozen Custard coupon good for one pint of frozen custard.

• Noon to 6 p.m. March 4 in the gymnasium at the First Presbyterian Church, 3401 N. Valparaiso St., Valparaiso. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin and a coupon for a free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• 2 to 6 p.m. March 6 at the YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive, Valparaiso. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin and a coupon for a free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• Noon to 6 p.m. March 7 in the meeting hall at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 106 E. County Road 1100 North, Chesterton. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin and a coupon for a free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 9 in the small gymnasium at the Boys & Girls Club of Porter County – South Haven, 723 Long Run Road. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin.

• 3:15 to 7:15 p.m. March 11 in the purpose room/cafe at Willowcreek Middle School, 5962 Central Ave., Portage. Come to donate at this Pint Size Heroes blood drive and receive a Red Cross pin.

• 3 to 7 p.m. March 11 at Taco Bell, 2110 Morthland Drive, Valparaiso. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin and a coupon for a free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• 2 to 8 p.m. March 12 in the fitness center at Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness, 810 Michael Drive, Chesterton. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin and a coupon for a free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12 in the elementary gymnasium at Washington Township High School, 383 E. Ind. 2, Valparaiso. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross silicone wristband, a Red Cross pin and a coupon for a free taco courtesy of Taco Bell.

• 10 to 6 p.m. March 13 at Arnell Motors, 241 Melton Road in Burns Harbor. Come to donate and receive a Red Cross pin. Please email rvenhuizen@arnellmotors.com to schedule your blood donation appointment.

• 3 to 7 p.m. March 14 in the auditorium at Benjamin Franklin Middle School, 605 Campbell St., in Valparaiso. Come to donate at this Pint Size Heroes blood drive and receive a Red Cross pin.

Also, the Merrillville Donor Center, 791 E. 83rd Ave., is open from 12:30 to 5 p.m. every Monday and from 8 a.m. until noon the first and third Saturdays of each month.

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