Local blood donation opportunities coming up include:
¦ Jan. 15: Carney Evangelical Free Church, 52 Church St., Carney from noon to 5 p.m.
¦ Jan. 19: Bay Area Medical Center, 3100 Shore Drive, Marinette, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
¦ Jan. 22: New Life Church, 810 Frontage Road, Peshtigo, from noon to 5 p.m.
¦ Jan. 29: Beecher Town Hall, W 7971 County Road Z, Pembine, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
¦ Feb. 1: Bark River High School, U.S. 41, Harris, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
¦ Feb. 5: UW-Marinette Union, 750 W Bay Shore St., Marinette, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Eligible donors can schedule an appointment to donate by using the free Blood Donor App; visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass (redcrossblood.org/rapidpass), which allows donors to complete the pre-donation reading and answer the health history questionnaire online, are encouraged to help speed up the donation process. For more information, persons may visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org or visit Twitter at @RedCross.