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9-11 Memorial Blood Drive next week

By BECKY CRISSMAN

becky.crissman@cordeledispatch.com

CORDELE — September 11, 2016 marks the 15th Anniversary of the Nation’s most horrible terrorist attack. In memory of the thousands of Americans that lost their lives on that tragic day Country Financial of Cordele and Oneblood will be sponsoring a 9-11 Memorial Blood Drive.

The event will be held at Country Financial, located at 915 South Greer Street in Cordele on Thursday September 8, 2016. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. All lifesaving donors will receive a FREE limited edition T-shirt and a wellness check-up including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screening.

Walk-ins are more than welcome but donors can also make an appointment by contacting Melody Godfrey at (229) 273-0083 or by email at melody.godfrey@countryfinancial.com. Appointments can also be made at www.oneblooddonor.org with the sponsor code #28553.