Donated blood

Local residents soon will have a couple of opportunities to give the gift of life by donating blood.

Tri-Ko, Inc. will be hosting a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, inside the training room at 301 First St., in Osawatomie.

The drive will collect blood for the American Red Cross, and community members can schedule an appointment by calling 800-733-2767 or visiting and typing in TriKo.

The Community Blood Center also will be conducting a blood drive at Louisburg Rehab Center on Friday, Aug. 23.

The donor bus will be set up at 1200 S. Broadway St. from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, go to and enter Group Code: EG65.

For additional details, contact Brianna Penn at 913-837-2916 or

Editor and Publisher Brian McCauley can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or

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