Lisbon, Lewiston blood drives set for Aug. 16, 19

American Red Cross blood drives have been scheduled for August in Lisbon and Lewiston.
The Lisbon United Methodist Church will host a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the church, 14 School St.
LA Metro Chamber hosts Aug. 19 blood drive
The LA Metro Chamber of Commerce will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at the chamber office, 415 Lisbon St.
In light of recent national disasters, including hurricanes and forst fires, on top of day-to-day emergencies, the need for donors to help save lives by donating blood and platelets is accute, the Redo Cross said in a news release. The Red Cross relies on communities to help ensure sufficient blood supplies for patients.
Those who would like to donate may schedule an appointment online at or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Specifiy that it’s at Lisbon United Methodist Church or LAMETRO were indicated.
Contact Gwen Rioux, 207-353-6814 for more information or to volunteer in Lisbon.
For more information on the Lewiston drive, call the LA Metro Chamber at 207-783-2249 or visit