Blood drive Thursday at VFW post

By The Examiner staff

In response to a declared blood emergency in Jackson County, the Community Blood Center has scheduled a blood drive for 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Sugar Creek VFW, 12810 E. Kentucky Road, Independence. 

Donors are asked to make an appointment by visiting www. and using the group code “EH3D.” 

One in three people will need blood at some point in their lives. Local hospitals need nearly 600 blood donations daily.  

Call 816-352 2342 or 877-468-6844 for more information.