Blood drive March 8 at former city fire station

TAYLOR – The Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8 at the former main fire station at 11101 Pine Street, just south of City Hall.

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

The department has received platinum sponsor recognition from the Red Cross for its extensive efforts in organizing blood drives.

Officials say the police blood drive has been recognized as one of Downriver’s best in terms of participants and quantity of blood donated.