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Posted July 30, 2012 | comments Leave a comment

Donate blood, get chance to win ice cream

Daily Staff Report

The American Red Cross Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region is sweetening its appeal for blood donors by having an ice cream raffle.

Donors will be entered into daily drawings for a year's supply of ice cream or an ice cream party pack, according to news release from the region, which is partnering with Galliker Dairy Company.

The region is still experiencing a donor blood emergency, with O negative, O positive, A negative and B negative especially needed, the release states.

The following drives are scheduled:

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the American Red Cross, 561 Fortress Drive, Winchester. Double red cells will also be collected.

• 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Mt. Jackson Moose Lodge, 244 Dutch Lane. Double red cells will be collected.

• noon to 6 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 308 N. Braddock St., Winchester. Double red cell collection.

• 1 to 7 p.m. American Red Cross, Winchester.

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