Story last updated at 7/15/2009 - 11:33 am
JUNEAU - The U.S. Coast Guard's annual Buoy Tender Roundup will take place Monday-Friday, July 20-24 at Juneau's Centennial Hall. Appointments to donate blood will be available July 20-23 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and July 24 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.
The blood donated during this blood drive will be held in a blood bank that supports American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. During the blood drive last year, the event received over 300 units of blood from Juneau residents.
For more information, contact Kelly Hansen at (907) 463-2265 or Michelle Lele at (808) 433-6148.
Donors must be at least 18 years old unless an active duty soldier and weigh at least 110 lbs.