The American Red Cross has scheduled three blood drives in Lawrence County during October.

A promotion, dubbed “Fuel Your Community,” will run during the month. All presenters at Red Cross blood drives in western Pennsylvania will be eligible for a chance to win a $5,000 gift card, provided by Suburban Propane.

Scheduled drives include:

•Oct. 8 — First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Jefferson St., noon to 5:30 p.m.

•Oct. 14 — Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Ave., Ellwood City, 12:30 to 6 p.m.

•Oct. 27 — New Wilmington Presbyterian Church, 229 S. Market St., 1:30 to 7 p.m.

Attendees are requested to make an appointment by calling (800) RED CROSS or going online at

Churches, organizations or businesses that would like to sponsor a blood drive or support an existing one can contact

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