‘Heroes Blood Drive’ Kicks Off

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Officials at Miller-Keystone Blood Center have announced that the second annual “Boots, Badges & Bandages” Heroes Blood Drive competition between firefighters, law enforcement and emergency medical service personnel kicks off on Memorial Day, May 25, and will run through Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2015. “Blood donations traditionally decline in the summer months, due to high school breaks and family vacations,” said Sean Tinney, Director of Marketing and Business Development for Miller-Keystone. “However, we still need to collect approximately 450 units per day, 365 days per year, to meet the transfusion needs of our regional hospitals. The Boots vs.