Arcadia blood drive to be held July 16


The next opportunity to give blood in Arcadia in 2020 will be on Thursday, July 16, at a new location, the Wanek Center.  

The drive will be from 1-to-6 p.m with the whole members of  VERSITI (Blood Center of Wisconsin/La Crosse on hand be here to help you give the “gift of life”.

The goal is to see 50-55 donors.  Anyone 17 or older in good health can donate blood.  Anyone who donated blood on or before May 14, is eligible to donate on July 16.  Donating blood takes only an hour and those wishing to participate are asked to bring a photo ID. 

“To encourage a strong show of donors, the women’s organization at Holy Family Parish will hold a drawing for a $25 gift card to Riverview Lanes.  We appreciate this local support,” stated Toni Johnson, Arcadia drive coordinator.

Versiti encourages appointments for giving blood, but walk-ins are welcome.  To schedule an appointment to donate on July 16th, go online to or call Juanita Konkel (608-323-7212). There is virtually no wait time after about 3 p.m.  

Versiti supplies all the blood needs for Franciscan/Skemp and Gundersen hospitals in our area. All blood types are needed. 

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