American Red Cross sponsors event from noon to 5:45 p.m.


IMLAY CITY — You can celebrate life and make a difference in other’s lives by giving blood at the Imlay City Fraternal Order of Eagles 4082 on Friday, March 31.

The blood drive will take place from noon to 5:45 p.m. and be conducted by staff from the American Red Cross.

Imlay City Eagles are hosting the event in honor of member Craig Mason and all other cancer survivors.

To schedule an appointment, visit (sponsor code imlaycityeagles) or call 1-800-773-2767.

Or you can streamline your donation and save time by visiting to complete yourpredonation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

Donations needed

The American Red Cross reminds that there is always a need for blood donations.

Whether it be a young child with a rare blood disorder, a family member fighting cancer, or a friend involved in a car accident.

You’ll feel good knowing you’ve helped change the lives of people in need.

For further information, contact the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767.

Tom Wearing started at the Tri-City Times in 1989, covering the Village of Capac as a beat reporter. He later served stints as assistant editor and editor. Today, he covers Imlay City and Almont as a staff writer. He enjoys music and plays drums and sings with various musical groups in the Detroit Metropolitan area.