Gordon/Verona blood drive set

R-H Staff

GORDON — The Village of Gordon Council and the Verona Fire Department will partner with Community Blood Center in commemorating the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a community blood drive Thursday, Sept. 15, from 3-6:30 p.m.

The CBC Bloodmobile will be at Gordon United Methodist Church, 311 East Main St. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the limited edition “9/11 Never Forget – 15 Years Later and Growing Stronger” t-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.

On Sept. 11, 2001, donors filled the Dayton CBC Donor Center and waited in lines that stretched into the parking lot. It was scene repeated at blood centers across the country. For a nation in shock, donating blood was a united act of compassion in response to a national tragedy.

Fifteen years later, CBC remains committed to its mission of providing a life-saving blood supply to all in need. CBC donors and supporters are forever linked to the heroism and sacrifice the world witnessed that day. The navy blue “9/11 Never Forget – 15 Years Later and Growing Stronger” t-shirt is free to everyone who registers to donate now through Oct. 1 at a CBC Donor Center and most CBC mobile blood drives.

R-H Staff