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$SUBT_ON$Several blood drives planned in the area$SUBT_OFF$

Posted on Jan. 22, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:19 p.m.

Upcoming American Red Cross blood drives in the area will include the following:

Ÿ 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Parkside Elementary, 1202 S. Seventh St., Goshen. Donors will enjoy Girl Scout cookies in the refreshment area at this “Give Blood. Get a Cookie.” blood drive.

Ÿ 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall, 1900 S. Main St., Goshen. Donors will be entered into a drawing for a $25 shopping spree.

Ÿ 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Knights of Columbus, 112 E. Lexington Ave., Elkhart.

Ÿ 2:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at Faith United Methodist Church, 22045 C.R. 18, Goshen.

Ÿ 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at Concord Mall, 3701 S. Main St., Elkhart.

Ÿ Noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at First Baptist Church, 1011 S. Indiana Ave., Goshen.

ŸNoon to 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, 63846 C.R. 35, Goshen.

Those who donate blood or platelets in February will be entered into a regional drawing to win two VIP tickets to the NCAA Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Midwest Regional games in Indianapolis (VIP tickets include early admission to the stadium, food, drink tickets and the chance to meet an NCAA legend), a deluxe corner room at J.W. Marriott in Indianapolis for two nights and a $250 Visa gift card to be used for other expenses.

To schedule a donation appointment call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit for more information.