Give the gift of life Vermillion citizens will have the opportunity to give the gift of life next month. The Siouxland Community Blood Bank is scheduled to be at the Coyote Student Center at The University of South Dakota from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10-11. The mobile blood bank will also be at the community center in Gayville from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18. The Siouxland Community Blood Bank's mobile blood drive program is vital to the 27 area hospitals it serves in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.
It must collect over 950 units of blood each week to maintain an ample blood supply to meet the continuous needs of area hospitals.
For more information, contact Pam Masching at 712-252-4208, ext. 221 or Steve Harrington, ext. 208.