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The American Red Cross calls on unique blood donors

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The American Red Cross is calling for blood donors as unique as the patients they help.

In honor of Black History Month and Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross, eligible donors are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply.

To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit their website or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

There will be blood donation centers and blood drives open February 1-15 in Georgetown, Williamsburg, and Horry County.

Georgetown County

Andrews

2/9/2015: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Andrews, 6 North Rosemary St.

Georgetown

2/4/2015: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., St. Mary Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church, 317 Broad St.

2/6/2015: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Georgetown Memorial Hospital, 606 Black River Road


Horry County

Conway

2/3/2015: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m., Horry County Solid Waste Authority, 1886 Highway 90

2/4/2015: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Horry Georgetown Technical College, 2050 Highway 501 East

2/11/2015: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., E Craig Wall Building, Highway 501 West

2/11/2015: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Horry County Complex, 1301 Second Ave.

2/12/2015: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Horry County Public Safety, 2560 Main St., Suite #4

2/14/2015: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Walmart of Conway, 2709-A Church St.

Garden City

2/7/2015: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church, 2637 Highway 17 South

Little River

2/5/2015: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., McLeod Seacoast Medical Center, 4000 Highway 9 East

Loris

2/12/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., McLeod Loris, 3655 Mitchell St.

Myrtle Beach

2/3/2015: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Santee Cooper - Grand Strand, 305A Gardner Lacy Road

2/5/2015: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Myrtle Beach Intermediate, 3301 Oak St.

2/10/2015: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Horry Georgetown Technical College - Grand Strand Campus, 743 Hemlock Ave.

2/13/2015: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors, 951 Shine Ave.

North Myrtle Beach

2/2/2015: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, 410 6th Ave. South

2/10/2015: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., King of Glory Lutheran Church, 805 11th Ave. North, and Jordan Road


Williamsburg County

Kingstree

2/12/2015: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Santee Electric Cooperative, 424 Sumter Highway

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