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Blue Ridge Bank to Host Community Blood Drive

Oct. 29, 2015

Blue Ridge Bank will host a blood drive through The Blood Connection on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Bank’s Seneca office located at 118 Bountyland Road from 1pm to 6pm.

The Blood Connection, headquartered in Piedmont, South Carolina, supplies blood to over twenty five hospitals, including Oconee Memorial. According to The Blood Connection, more than 4.5 million lives are saved each year by a single, selfless act of donating blood. Someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds.

Blood donation requirements include a minimum weight of 110 pounds and minimum age of 17 years old. A 16 year old is eligible to donate with written parental consent. A whole blood donation can be made every 56 days. For more detailed donor information visit http://thebloodconnection.org/important-donor-information/

Contact Holleigh Evans at (864) 364-6016 or h.evans@brbwal.com to reserve your time or stop by anytime between 1pm-6pm. Sign-up sheets are also located at each branch.