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April 23, 2013

H-E-B, First Baptist Church to host blood drive Thursday

Corsicana — H-E-B and First Baptist Church are teaming up with Carter BloodCare by hosting a blood drive on Thursday, April 25, from noon to 7 p.m. at 510 W. Collin Street in the parking lot.

For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Christina Clary at H-E-B by calling (903) 874-4778, or Pastor Danny Reeves of First Baptist Church at (903) 872-7473.

Potential blood donors can volunteer beginning at age 16 with a parent’s consent, and 17-year-olds can give independently. There is no upper age limit for giving.

All donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good general health and present a photo ID each time they donate. It’s also a good idea to eat a nutritious meal and drink plenty of water before giving blood.

For more information about donor eligibility, call Carter BloodCare at 1-800-366-2834 or visit carterbloodcare.org.

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