The annual Beatrice holiday blood drive is taking place today at the Holiday Inn Express. The one day drive started at seven this morning and will close at 6 tonight. Communications Manager for the American Red Cross Samantha Pollard says the Beatrice drive is one of several holiday drives scheduled across the state….
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The goal for the day is 1-hundred-69 units. Pollard says blood that is donated today will be available in about a week….
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Pollard says the entire process of giving blood lasts about an hour. She says the blood donated today will help many people facing different health issues…
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Those donating blood today will receive a free Red Cross t-shirt while supplies last. Today’s drive is sponsored by KWBE Radio and the American Red Cross.