Blood drive Dec. 22 at former fire station

TAYLOR — The Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 22 at the former main fire station at 11101 Pine, just south of City Hall.

Appointments can be made by calling Marge Maladecki at (734) 374-1445, although walk-ins are accepted.

The department has received platinum sponsor recognition from the Red Cross for its extensive efforts in organizing blood drives. The police blood drive has been recognized as a top Downriver drive in 2006, 2007 and 2008 in terms of participants and quantity of blood donated.