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Upcoming blood drive opportunities set

Several blood donation opportunities are upcoming in the lakes area.

The following are opportunities:

• Noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 19, Crosslake Lutheran Church, 35960 County Highway 66;

• Noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 19 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Elks Lodge, 647 Jefferson St. N., Wadena;

• Noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 20, Deerwood Auditorium, 27 E. Forest Road, Deerwood;

• 2-7 p.m. Nov. 27 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 28, American Legion, 25807 Main St., Nisswa;

• 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 29, Verndale High School, 411 SW Brown St., Verndale; and

• Noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 30, St. Mathias Catholic Church, 4529 County Road 121.

By giving blood, donors may give patients more time—and more holidays—with loved ones. Make an appointment to donate blood or platelets by downloading the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 800-733-2767.