Miller-Keystone Blood Center has announced the upcoming blood drives:

Saturday, Jan. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Church Alive, 84 E. 27th Street, Hazle Township; call (570) 956-8152.

Saturday, Jan. 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club, 676 Stewart Rd, Lehighton; contact Stacy Rascavage, (570) 645-8404

Thursday, Jan. 14 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at M&T Bank, 100 E. Broad Street, Tamaqua; call (570) 668-0640.

Monday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hazleton General Hospital, 700 E. Broad Street, Hazleton; contact Janet Witkowski, (570) 501-6204

Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Miners Memorial, 360 W. Ruddle Street, Coaldale; contact Bill Paslawsky, (570) 645-8222 Individuals registering to donate at any MKBC Donor Center, including the Airport Road / Beltway Commons location in Hazle Township, or on any MKBC blood drive during the month of January, can also enter a raffle for the opportunity to have their (residential) electric bill paid for one month. For more information on this, or other upcoming promotions, visit the Blood Center's web site at