Pair of blood drives March 25 in Harriman

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Medic Regional Blood Center has a need for all blood types, particularly O-negative.

Roane Countians can help out during a couple of blood drives on March 25.

A Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman blood drive will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the school’s lower-building conference room.

A Medic mobile unit will be at Harriman Food City from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“It’s a tremendous gift to the community because blood donated to Medic stays right here in the greater East Tennessee area to help family, friends and co-workers,” said Christi Fightmaster of Medic public rela-tions.

Donors must be 17 years of age and weigh 110 pounds or more.

Anyone age 16 can be a donor with parental consent. They must weigh at least 120 pounds.

All donors will be asked to present identification.