Memorial Blood Center to visit Cook County July 16 - 18

Memorial Blood Centers will have a number of blood drives in Cook County July 16-18.

The first blood drive is for the Tofte, Lutsen and Schroeder communities at the Zoar Lutheran Church on Tuesday, July 16 from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Contact Polly Erickson at (218) 663-7398 to set up an appointment.

The following day, Wednesday, July 17, a blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Senior Center in Grand Marais. Contact Rosemary Lamson at (218) 387-1758 to schedule an appointment.

And finally on Thursday, July 18, Grand Portage Health Services will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to noon. Contact Vivian Carlson at (218) 475-2235 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Memorial Blood Centers is the sole supplier of blood products to the Cook County North Shore Hospital. Donors help families, friends and community.