Senior Center to host blood drive

SIDNEY — The Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County will host a community blood drive, Wednesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 304 S. West Ave., Sidney. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “My Courage Defines Me – I Donate Blood” t-shirt and a chance to win a YETI cooler and gear. Make an appointment online at or call 1-800-388-GIVE.

Everyone who registers to donate with Community Blood Center from April 29 through Nov. 2 will be automatically entered in the grand prize drawing to win a custom YETI Adventure Package. It features a YETI Tundra Cooler, plus 27 genuine YETI accessories including a pair of Base Camp chairs.

The campaign features the “Courage, Commitment and Compassion” t-shirt designs and donors are challenged to collect all three. The “My Courage Defines Me” t-shirt is free to everyone who registers to donate with CBC now through June. 29.

New platelet and plasma donors are in high demand, especially those with blood types A, AB, or B positive. These blood components are vital for the treatment of cancer, trauma, organ transplant, and burn patients. The Senior Center location now offers the opportunity to donate platelets and plasma with extended hours. Find out more at or talk to an apheresis specialist at 937-461-3220.