On Tuesday, August 15th, the Rotary Club of Rockford East-Cherry Valley to host blood drive at the Rock River Valley Blood Center location at 3065 N. Perryville Road in Rockford. The drive will take place in conjunction with the group’s monthly meeting. “Rotary’s motto of ‘Service Above Self’ explains why we feel as members of Rotary that it is important to support RRVBC as they continue to experience low levels of life saving blood this summer,” said Bob McConnell, Club President.
The Rock River Valley Blood Center serves as a centralized, community blood center and is the sole provider of blood products and services to Beloit Health System, Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, FHN, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rochelle Community Hospital, Mercyhealth Hospital—Rockton Avenue, SwedishAmerican Health System and SwedishAmerican Medical Center—Belvidere. For more information or to make an appointment to donate blood, please call toll free 877-RRVBC-99 or find RRVBC on the web at www.rrvbc.org.