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Red Cross announces October blood drives


Oct. 9, 2012
GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The American Red Cross will have several community blood drives during the month of October. 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.

The schedule of blood drives is as follows:

• Oct. 9 – University of Massachusetts (UMass) Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Oct. 11 – Hampshire Mall, 367 Russell St., Hadley, from 1 to 6 p.m.; Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust St., Northampton, from noon to 5 p.m.

• Oct. 12 – Wilbraham United Church, 500 Main St., Wilbraham, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• October 13 – Eastfield Mall, 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Oct. 15 – South Hadley Public Library, 27 Bardwell St., South Hadley, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Oct. 16 – St. John's Lutheran Church, 60 Broad St., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Oct. 18 – UMass Patterson Dorm, 204 Sunset Ave., Amherst, from 1 to 6 p.m.

• Oct. 19 – Thornes Market, 150 Main St., Northampton, from 1 to 7 p.m.; Monson Senior Center, 106 Main St., Monson, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Westfield High School, 177 Montgomery Road, Westfield, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Oct. 20 – Pacific Lodge of Masons, 99 Main St., Amherst, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thomas the Apostle School, 75 Pine St., West Springfield, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Oct. 22 – UMass Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Oct. 23 – Moose Family Center, 244 Fuller Road, Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.; Stop & Shop, 935 Riverdale St., West Springfield, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; UMass Mullins Center, 200 Commonwealth Ave., Amherst, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Oct. 24 – Doverbrook Estates Clubhouse, 50 Doverbrook Road, Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Oct. 25 – Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust St., Northampton, from noon to 5 p.m.; South Congregational Church, 1066 South East St., Amherst, from 2 to 7 p.m.

• Oct. 26 – West Springfield Middle School, 31 Middle School Drive, West Springfield, from noon to 6 p.m.; Agawam Fire Department, 800 Main St., Agawam, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Oct. 27 – Dunkin' Donuts, 820 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Oct. 30 – Ludlow Elks Lodge, 69 Chapin St., Ludlow, from 1 to 7 p.m.; Williams Distributing Corporation, 880 Burnett Road, Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Oct. 31 – Burger King, 344 King St., Northampton, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; UMass Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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