The CBCO will host a blood drive Wednesday, August 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hillcrest Home located at 1111 Maplewood Road.

CBCO is the sole local provider of blood for patients at more than 40 area hospitals in southwest

Missouri and Northwest Arkansas and southeast Kansas. Sick and injured hospital patients depend on CBCO donorsto provide the lifesaving blood they need.

Each donation will be awarded LifePoints as a part of CBCO’s donor rewards program. LifePoints may be

redeemed online for a variety of gift cards, or points may be assigned to other meaningful causes or

charities. More information on the LifePoints donor rewards program may be found at

To be eligible to give blood, you must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health, and present a valid

photo ID. For more information about sharing your good health with others, please visit our website at, or call toll-free 1-800-280-5337. Thank you for giving life to your community.

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