St. Margaret’s Hospital hosts blood drive

SPRING VALLEY - St. Margaret’s is hosting a blood drive with ImpactLife on Tuesday, July 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The blood drive will be held in the Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.

To be a blood donor, one must be in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent form). Bloodmobiles are scheduled approximately eight weeks apart – the recommended time span between individual donations. Please also remember your donor card or photo ID. Donors will get their choice of a performance zip up pullover or a gift card.

Walk-ins are welcome, or make an appointment by calling St. Margaret’s Volunteer Services at 815-664-1130 or online at

Kevin Hieronymus

Kevin has been sports editor of the BCR since 1986 and previously was sports editor of the St. Louis Daily News, Tazewell News and ISU Daily Vidette. He is a 2021 inductee into the IBCA Hall of Fame as a media member and was awarded as 2021 IPA Best Sports Section and Best Sports Column