Owens Surgical Technology students to host Community Blood
Drive, Jan. 15
Area residents can help in saving the lives of their neighbors
as Owens Community College
and the American Red Cross host a community Blood Drive
on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
The Blood Drive will occur from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the
College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the
Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in
Perrysburg Township. The Blood Drive will be staffed by Owens
surgical technology and sterile processing student classes.
Qualified donors must be at least 17 years of age and weigh a
minimum of 110 pounds. In addition, individuals should feel well
the day of the Blood Drive, be in general good health and have a
picture ID (preferably a driver’s license). The Blood Drive is
open to Owens employees and students, as well as area residents.
Walk-ins are welcome.
The American Red Cross Western Lake Erie Region provides service
to 11 counties in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.
Donors will be provided snacks and drinks before and after their
donation. For more information, contact the College’s School of
Health Sciences at (567) 661-7206 or
1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7206. Interested parties are encouraged to
make an appointment by registering on the website at
www.redcrosssblood.org and entering the
sponsor code OWENSCCPERRYSBURG or calling the above number.