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Blood drive to be held at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

A blood drive will be held Monday, Aug. 5, at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel.

Walk-ins are welcome. Blood drive participants will receive a parking validation for the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, formerly Embassy Suites Hotel Lake Tahoe, parking lot at the blood drive check in. The blood drive is sponsored by the Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. BloodSource provides blood to Barton Memorial Hospital.

Donating blood takes about an hour. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed BloodSource Parental consent form) and be generally healthy, according to a press release. There is no upper age limit for blood donations. Donors must bring a photo ID and should drink plenty of fluids before donating.

The drive will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on the first floor ballroom of the hotel, 4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd. For more information, visit of contact Dan Kerr at 775-781-5343.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Aug 1, 2013 03:56PM Published Aug 13, 2013 08:34PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.