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American Red Cross Blood Drive at JCC Mar. 24

Did you know that it takes less than one hour to donate enough blood to save three lives? Imagine the big difference you can make in such little time! OnThursday, March 24the American Red Cross will hold ablood drive at Jefferson Community College(JCC) in theMcVean Center Gymnasium from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.The event is sponsored by JCC student government and is open to the public.

The American Red Cross Blood Services reports the need for all blood types, especially O negative blood. A 5–7 day supply of blood is essential to meet routine hospital needs and to be prepared for emergencies.

Appointments are recommended, but not required. Contributors should bring identification such as a driver’s license or another photo ID and allow 45–60 minutes to complete the donor form, give blood, and rest with a refreshment.

Schedule an appointment today! Call the JCC student activities center at 315-786-2431 or stop in Room 4-100 of the McVean Student Center.

SUNY Jefferson: Celebrating 50 Years of Learning ~ Changing Lives

Established on November 7, 1961, Jefferson Community College was the area’s first institution of higher education. Supervised by the State University of New York (SUNY), Jefferson offers 30+ associate degrees and certificates for career preparation or transfer; local access to bachelor’s and advanced degrees through partner institutions; lifelong learning through workshops and seminars; business and industry training; and cultural enrichment opportunities for the entire Watertown/Fort Drum region. Jefferson is accredited by the Middle States Association and currently serves approximately 3,800 students from Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties, including a significant number of service members and their families. more information about 50th anniversary events taking place from January through November of 2011.