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Perham Rotary blood drive set for Oct. 21

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The Perham Rotary Club, along with the American Red Cross, will be holding a blood drive next week at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham.

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Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, and as blood cannot be manufactured, it must come from donors.

-A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood.

-Although an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate, less than 10 percent actually do each year.

-One pint of blood can save up to three lives.

The blood drive will be held Monday, Oct. 21, from noon to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Bring a photo ID or donor card.

For appointments, contact Jean at 218-758-2714.

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