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Upcoming blood drives

Following are the upcoming blood drives in the area:

• Monday, January 23, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, January 24, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic Church, 411 Hawthorne in Alexandria.

• Thursday, January 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Armory, 311 Broadway Street in Alexandria.

• Monday, January 30, 1 to 7 p.m., Brandon Auditorium, 105 Holmes Avenue in Brandon.

Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit to make an appointment or for information. A blood donor's card or driver's license, or two other forms of identification are required.

Individuals who are 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible.