The American Red Cross Blood Services, Northeast Pennsylvania Region will

hold several open to the public blood drives during the month of February:

Ÿ Friday, Feb. 7, noon to 4:30 p.m., Palmerton Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave., Palmerton

Ÿ Wednesday, Feb, 19, 1 to 6 p.m., Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall, 101 East 10th St., Jim Thorpe

Ÿ Friday, Feb. 28, 3 to 7 p.m., Lansford American Legion, 3 West Ridge Street, Lansford

To donate, people must be 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in PA), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their

height) and are in generally good health. Bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID.

To make an appointment to donate blood please call 1-800-RED CROSS or log onto redcrossblood.org.