Harrison blood drive set for next week

The Town of Harrison hosts a blood drive Thursday, Dec. 21, from 1 to 7 p.m., at the Harrison Recreation Center, 401 Warren St. Donors will receive a pair of Christmas socks. Walks-ins will be welcome if capacity permits, but appointments are recommended and may be made at donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/310506. Remember to eat and drink before donating and bring a photo ID.

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