Red Cross Urges Blood Donations

NORFOLK - The American Red Cross is asking that you add one more thing to your “to do” list this week – donate blood.  Red Cross spokesman April Oppliger says there is an emergency need right now for all types of blood. Oppliger says all presenting donors through July 15th will be entered in a drawing to win one of five $3,000 American Express gift cards. For more information about becoming a donor or finding a Red Cross Bloodmobile near you – call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit the web site redcrossblood.org. The Norfolk Blood Station, located at 2612 West Norfolk Avenue, is open today until 5:30 p.m.