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M-P 4-H Federation will sponsor blood drive during 4-H Show

HENRY — The Marshall-Putnam 4-H Federation will sponsor a blood drive during the 4-H Show this July.

The blood drive will be from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the M-P Fairgrounds, Annex Building, Henry. For an appointment, call the M-P Extension office at 309-364-2356.

The blood drive is just one of the special events held during the Marshall-Putnam 4-H Show. For complete show details, contact the University of Illinois Extension office, Marshall-Putnam Unit, at 309-364-2356.

All blood types are needed. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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