Health Briefs: Donate blood, help save Earth
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Donate blood, help save Earth
Blood donors who team up with the American Red Cross this month can help save lives and help the planet too.
Those donate blood or platelets will receive a special Earth Month T-shirt on select days.
A tree will be planted for every 10 Red Cross donors during April — with a goal of 2,500 trees planted in honor of Carolinas Region blood donors.
Upcoming blood drives:
u 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Carolina Village, 600 Carolina Village Road, Hendersonville. Info: 692-6275.
u 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday, Valley Hill Fire Department, 1675 Willow Road, Hendersonville. Info: 692-3196.
u 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 26, Printpack, 3510 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville. Info: 693-1723.
u 11a.m.-3 p.m. April 27, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2101 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville. Info: 693-8651.
Commuting event set for cyclists
A Two-Wheel Commuting event for cyclists will start at 7:45 a.m. Friday, leaving Patton Park in Hendersonville.
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