The following American Red Cross blood drives are open to the public:


1 to 6 p.m., Bardwell Chiropractic, Yarmouth


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chewonki Foundation, Wiscasset


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Elks Lodge, Sanford

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Vinalhaven Community School, Vinalhaven


1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Saco


10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dunkin Donuts, Wells

Noon to 6 p.m., YMCA, Bath

April 14

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Andover College, South Portland


The Portland Donor Center, 524 Forest Ave., is open noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month,

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, except holidays; and noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Blood donated through the American Red Cross can be sent to patients at medical centers throughout New England. Platelet donors also are needed, with donations by appointment.

For information, call 775-2367 or (800) 482-0743.



These blood drives will be held by the Maine Blood Center in Scarborough. Call 883-4990 for more information.


11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sysco, Westbrook


11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Olympia Sports, Westbrook

April 14

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., University of New England, Portland