Blood drive scheduled Sept. 14 The Community Blood Bank bloodmobile will be holding a community blood drive on Sunday, Sept. 14 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Blood donations are in immediate need. This blood drive will benefit the local blood supply. Community members are encouraged to donate blood and help save local lives. We welcome first time donors as well as those that have donated multiple times. It only takes 20-25 minutes to dante with Community Blood Bank and your donation will make the difference in the local blood supply. Donors need to be at least 17 years of age, be in general good health and weigh at least 110 pounds. It is recommended that a person eat and drink plenty of fluids prior to donating blood. Please bring an ID with you. Community Blood Bank is the sole supplier of blood and blood products for the patients of Sanford Vermillion Hospital, Sanford Medical Center, Sioux Falls, Avera Hospital, VA Medical Center, Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota and 24 other area hospitals. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 624-8706. Walk-ins are welcome.