Press Release

Red Cross schedules blood drives for February

 The American Red Cross will hold several community blood drives during the month of February. Blood donors are needed every day to ensure an adequate supply for patients in need. In February, all presenting donors will receive a coupon for a Buy One Get One Free adult lift ticket to a participating mountain for downhill skiing, snowboarding, alpine or nordic skiing.  Come in to give blood in February and you’ll also receive a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert from Chili’s Grill & Bar. Prizes are non-transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash. To make an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or log onto

Blood drives will be as follows:

  • Caribou: noon-6 p.m. Feb. 4, Caribou Inn and Conference Center.
  • Presque Isle: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 5, The Aroostook Medical Center, AR Gould Division.
  • Ellsworth: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 6, Hancock County Higher Education; noon-5 p.m. Feb. 19, VFW Post 109.
  • Van Buren: 12:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Knights of Columbus.
  • Blue Hill: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 7, Camden National Bank Blue Hill; 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Feb. 8, Blue Hill Memorial Hospital.
  • Madison: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9, Madison Congregational Church; 1-6 p.m. Feb. 26, Madison Junior High School.
  • East Machias: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 11, East Machias Municipal Building.
  • Orono: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13, Orono Recreation Center.
  • Fairfield: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 13, Kennebec Valley Community College Center Hall.
  • Winslow: 1-6 p.m. Feb. 14, Winslow VFW.
  • Skowhegan: 1-6 p.m. Feb. 14, Skowhegan Elks Lodge.
  • Morrill: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 16, Crossroads to Calvary.
  • Waterville: noon-5 p.m. Feb. 19 and 20, Colby College.
  • Pittsfield: 1-6 p.m. Feb. 20, Sebasticook Valley Elks Lodge.
  • Lincoln: noon-5 p.m. Feb. 21, Knights of Columbus.
  • Old Town: 1-6 p.m. Feb. 21, Knights of Columbus.
  • Bangor: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 23, Spectacular Event Center.
  • Millinocket: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 25, Millinocket Middle School.
  • Baileyville: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Woodland High School; 12:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Woodland Pulp LLC Administration Building.
  • Unity: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 27, Unity College.
  • Perry: noon-5 p.m. Feb. 28, Pleasant Point Public Safety Building.
  • Thorndike: 2-7 p.m. Feb. 28, Community Market.



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