American Red Cross encourages blood donations
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed.
Upcoming Red Cross blood drives are as follows:
Aug. 18 from noon to 6 p.m. at Blessed Mary Angela Roman Catholic Parish, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk
Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Portland Fire Department, 6481 W. Main Road, Portland
Aug. 21 from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Chapter, 325 E. 4th St., Jamestown
Aug. 27 from noon to 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 409, 100 Legion Drive, Gowanda
Aug. 28 from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Chapter, 325 E. 4th St., Jamestown
Aug. 28 from noon to 5 p.m. at Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville
Empire State College info session Monday
The Empire State College will be holding an informational session on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at 112 W. Main St. Suite 1, Fredonia. Call 673-1200 for reservation and/or information.