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Red Cross announces holiday season blood drives


Nov. 28, 2012
GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The American Red Cross will have several community blood drives during the month of December. 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.

All presenting donors in December will receive a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert from Chili's Grill & Bar. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

The following is the list of local blood drives:

• Dec. 3 – Mt. Holyoke College Mary Wooley Hall, 50 College St., South Hadley, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Dec. 4 – Mont Marie Health Care Center, Senior Residence Building, 36 Lower Westfield Road, Holyoke, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Dec. 5 – Solutia Gate House 1, 730 Worcester St., Indian Orchard, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

• Dec. 6 – Springfield College Judd Gymnasia, 263 Alden St., Springfield, from noon to 6 p.m.; Wilbraham Town Hall, 240 Springfield St., Wilbraham, from noon to 3 p.m.; Holyoke Community College Bartley Center, 303 Homestead Ave., Holyoke, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Dec. 7 – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church Hall, 134 Springfield St., Chicopee, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Dece. 8 – Chili's Bar & Grill, 302 Cooley St., Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Dec. 9 – Eastfield Mall, 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Dec. 11 – Pioneer Valley School of Performing Arts, 15 Mulligan Drive, South Hadley, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Stop & Shop, 470 North Main St., East Longmeadow, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Dec. 12 – American International College, 999 State St., Springfield, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Dec. 14 – Monson Senior Center, 106 Main St., Monson, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.

• Dec. 15 – St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 1023 Parker St., Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Heritage Baptist Church, 640 Plumtree Road, Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Dec. 17 – South Hadley Public Library, 27 Bardwell St., South Hadley, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Dec. 18 – Moose Family Center, 244 Fuller Road, Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.; St. John's Lutheran Church, 60 Broad St., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Dec. 20 – Gold's Gym, 1501 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Dec. 21 – Grace Lutheran Church, 1552 Westfield St., West Springfield, from noon to 6 p.m.;

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

• Dec. 24 – Eastfield Mall, 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Dec. 27 – Holy Trinity Church, 335 Elm St., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Dec. 28 – Agawam Fire Department, 800 Main St., Agawam, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Dec. 29 – Luso Federal Credit Union, 599 East St., Ludlow, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; First Church of Monson, 5 High St., Monson, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Dec. 31 – Ludlow Elks Lodge, 69 Chapin St., Ludlow, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; West Springfield Town Hall, 26 Central St., West Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.



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