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Red Cross announces March blood drives


Feb. 20, 2013
GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The American Red Cross will hold several community blood drives during the month of March. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors are needed everyday to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need.

In celebration of Red Cross Month, all presenting donors in March will receive a coupon for a free hand-crafted Griddle Melt from IHOP. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767) or log onto redcrossblood.org.

The following is a list of local blood drives.

• March 2 – FL Roberts Gas Station, 2788 Boston Road, Wilbraham, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Agawam Public Library, 750 Cooper St., Agawam, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• March 8 – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church Hall, 134 Springfield St., Chicopee, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Monson High School, 55 Margaret St., Monson, from noon to 6 p.m.

• March 10 – Daily Grind, 568 College Highway, Southwick, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• March 12 – Wingate Healthcare, 32 Chestnut St., East Longmeadow, from 2 to 7 p.m.; Eastfield Mall, 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, from 1 to 6 p.m.

• March 13 – Attain Therapy & Fitness, 80 Denslow Road, East Longmeadow, from noon to 5 p.m.

• March 14 – Chicopee High School, 820 Front St., Chicopee, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tower Square, 1500 Main St., Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• March 15 – Chicopee Comprehensive High School, 617 Montgomery Ave., Chicopee, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• March 18 – Indian Orchard Citizens Council, 117 Main St., Indian Orchard, from noon to 6 p.m.; Holyoke War Memorial, 310 Appleton St., Holyoke, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• March 19 – Moose Family Center, 244 Fuller Road, Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.; John's Lutheran Church, 60 Broad St., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.

• March 20 – St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 1023 Parker St., Springfield, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Agawam Senior Center, 954 Main St., Agawam, from 1 to 7 p.m.

• March 21 – Anytime Fitness, 415 East Main St., Westfield, from 1 to 6 p.m.

• March 23 – St. Thomas the Apostle School, 75 Pine St., West Springfield, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• March 25 – Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 319 Granby Road, South Hadley, from noon to 6 p.m.

• March 26 – Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main St., Holyoke, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• March 28 – Pride Travel Center, 363 Burnett Road, Chicopee, from 1 to 7 p.m.

• March 29 – Wilbraham United Church, 500 Main St., Wilbraham, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Goodwill Industries, 621 East Main St., Westfield, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• March 30 – Chez Josef, 176 Showmaker Lane, Agawam, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; South Hadley Fire Department, 20 Woodbridge St., South Hadley, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.



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