Area residents have the chance to roll up their sleeves and save a life in their community by donating blood at any Miller-Keystone Blood Center blood drive this August.

Blood drives during the month of August are as follows:

* Tuesday, Aug. 2, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Phoenix Rehabilitation & Health Services, 1022 Blakeslee Blvd., Lehighton; chairwoman: Stephanie Hill - (610) 377-5845.

* Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Bear Creek Lakes, Stewart Hall, Jim Thorpe; chairwoman: Pat Crane - (570) 325-4789.

* Sunday, Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m., Salem St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Trachsville Drive and Route 209, Kresgeville; contact the church at (610) 681-5191.

* Sunday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Zion Church Lewistown Valley, 489 Valley Rd., Tamaqua, chairwoman, Barbara Koch Hill - (570) 952-5809.

* Wednesday, Aug. 10, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., McCann School of Business, 370 Maplewood Dr., Hazle Twp., contact the school at (570) 454-6172.

* Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Woodforest National Bank, 500 Route 940, Mt. Pocono, chairwoman, Ciji Baksh at (570) 839-4080.

* Saturday, Aug. 13, noon to 8 p.m., Lehighton Bike Night, Lehighton Borough Park, 101 N. First St., Lehighton, call (570) 455-2018.

* Monday, Aug. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., First United Church of Christ, 457 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, chairwoman, George Ashman, (610) 826-2097.

* Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2 to 7 p.m., St. Joseph Roman Catholic church, 462 Ludlow St., Summit Hill, chairwoman, Joe O'Gurek, (570) 645-2664.

* Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Co., 4188 Lehigh Dr., Cherryville, chairwoman, Roger Spadt, (610) 554-1227.

* Tuesday, Aug. 30, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Jim Thorpe Market, 1 River Rd., Jim Thorpe, call 570 455-2018.

* Wednesday, Aug. 31, 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. Nesquehoning VFW, 300 Center St., Nesquehoning, chairwoman Theodore Dacey, (570) 669-9201.