Two blood drives next week

Residents are being asked to donate blood this month in memory of Jeremy Brown, a 27 year-old resident who died from injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Dec. 28, 2012.   Brown received blood transfusions before passing away less than a month later.
The American Red Cross Community Blood Drives will be from 11:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30, and from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, both at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 430 Eunice in El Dorado.
To make an appointment, you can visit:, using sponsor code: ELDORADO KS, or call 1-800-733-2767.
Be sure to bring your photo I.D., drink plenty of water and eat prior to your appointment.