The Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank will be at Autumn Day in Elizabethtown, Sept. 23, to conduct a blood drive for the benefit of the residents at the Masonic Homes. Contributions of blood will be taken at the blood bank from 9 to 11:15 a.m. and from 1 to 3:15 p.m.

Anyone 17 years of age and older who is in good health and weighs 110 pounds or more is eligible to donate blood. The Blood Bank asks that donors be sure to eat within four hours prior to donating blood. Also, it is requested that persons desiring to donate blood make an appointment by calling 1-800-771-0059 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and ask for Kathleen.

Saying that the greatest gift a person can give is the "Gift of Life," the Blood Bank reminds everyone that every three seconds someone is in need of blood. It could be a member of your family, a friend, or a co-worker. While you're at Autumn Day, why not join the ranks of the "Quiet Heroes?"

CALL THE BLOOD BANK IN ADVANCE AT 1-800-771-0059. (Please do not call the Masonic Homes for these appointments).

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