Lemont church hosting blood drive Thursday

LEMONT – Heartland Blood Centers will hold a blood drive from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Community Church of Lemont, 13400 Bell Road.

Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call Deb Pruim at 708-371-3480.

To be a blood donor, individuals must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with written parental permission; weigh at least 110 pounds; be symptom free of cold, flu and allergies; and be in general good health. Donors who have traveled outside the United States within the past 12 months should contact Heartland at 1-800-7TO-GIVE to determine eligibility.