Stone Bank sponsoring blood drive next Wednesday

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Stone Bank is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arkansas Blood Institute’s mobile unit which will be parked at the bank at 802 E. Main St. in Mountain View.

The drive is being conducted to supply needed blood supplies to area health care providers.

Donors may schedule their appointment by signing up online at www.arki.org, click on “Find a Blood Drive” and entering the Mountain View zip code 72560.

They may also contact Melissa Sutton at Stone Bank by calling (870) 819-4743. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Donors will receive a free COVID-19 antibody test and a free “Gone Savin’ Lives” t-shirt.

To donate blood, 16-year-olds must weigh at least 125 pounds and provide signed parental permission; 17-year-olds must weigh at least 125 pounds; 18+ year-olds must weigh at least 110 pounds. Masks are required for all donors and will be provided is necessary.

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