American Legion hosts blood drive


American Legion Post #66 will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 in the Brookshire’s parking lot, 809 Gilmer St. in Sulphur Springs, with Carter BloodCare mobile donation center.

COVID-19 antibody testing will be available for all donors. A special thank-you will be provided from McDonald’s.

To honor social distancing, Carter BloodCare requests donors make an appointment, complete a donor questionnaire online using QuickScreen and plan on bringing/wearing a mask.

For more information, call or text Carter BloodCare at 800-366-2834 or visit their website at