RRVBC holds area blood drives

The Rock River Valley Blood Center of Rockford, which is in desperate need of type B blood, will conduct the following four blood drives in the coming days:

• Wednesday, March 17, noon to 6 p.m., at First Federal Capital Bank, 2514 S. Alpine Rd., Rockford;

• Thursday, March 18, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at West Middle School, 1900 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford;

• Thursday, March 18, 2 to 7 p.m., at Electrical Workers Union Hall, 6820 Mill Rd., Rockford;

• Tuesday, March 23, 2 to 6 p.m., community blood drive at the Jane Addams Community Center, 430 Washington St., Cedarville, Ill.

RRVBC is the sole supplier of blood and related services to OSF Saint Anthony, Rockford Memorial, SwedishAmerican, Beloit Memorial, Edgerton Memorial Community, Freeport Health Network, Harvard Memorial, Northwest Suburban Community and Rochelle Community hospitals.

Information: RRVBC, 419 N. Sixth St., Rockford, 961-2343 or online at www.nibb.org.

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