January blood drives will take place in region

United Blood Services will hold several area mobile blood drives in January. On Thursday, Jan. 17, the blood drive will be at First Methodist Church's hall, 515 N. Park St. from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. On Friday, Jan. 18, the Ute Mountain Casino will host the blood drive in their Bingo Hall, 3 Weeminuche Dr., Towaoc, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mancos will be the location for the blood drive on Monday, Jan. 28 at the Mancos Community Center, 130 Grand Ave., from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Finally, Keesee Motors in Cortez will host the final blood drive in Cortez on Thursday, Jan. 31, at their location at 115 S. Broadway from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. To set up an appointment or for more information, call 385-4601 or sign up online at www.bloodhero.com.