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February 23, 2014

Red Cross schedules blood drives in county

NEW CASTLE — Extreme weather this winter has forced the cancellation of various Red Cross blood drives in western Pennsylvania.

As a result, thousands of units of blood were not collected.

The Red Cross has announced the following drives in Lawrence County:

•First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Jefferson St., noon to 6 p.m. March 12 and 26 and April 9.

•New Wilmington Presbyterian Church, 229 S. Market St., New Wilmington, 1 to 7 p.m. March 10.

•Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Ave., Ellwood City, noon to 6 p.m. April 15.

To make an appointment, visit or call (800) RED CROSS.

Any school, business, church or club that would like to schedule a drive can contact the Red Cross at (724) 775-9700.

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