Two chances to donate blood in Norcross

NORCROSS - The American Red Cross is giving Norcross residents two chances to donate blood next week.

Donations will be accepted from 2:30 to

7:30 p.m. Monday at the Robert Fowler YMCA located at 5600 W. Jones Bridge Road.

Donors can also give from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Peachtree Corners Presbyterian Church, located at 5918 Spalding Drive.

All donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and show photo ID at donation time.

For more information, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Red Cross to hold Duluth blood drives

DULUTH - The American Red Cross will be in Duluth this week and next looking for people to give blood.

From noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, the Red Cross staff will be at Choicepoint's 2885 Breckinridge Blvd. location. Donors can also give blood from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Carter Associates of Duluth, located at 3235 Satellite Place.

All donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and show photo ID at donation time.

For more information, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Osteoporosis, stroke screenings to be offered

DULUTH - Life Line Screening will offer stroke and osteoporosis screenings next week.

Beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 16, both screenings will be offered for $129 at Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth.

Registration is required. For more information and to sign up, call 1-800-697-9721 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com.

- From staff reports