Today – The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Marlin Hutterian Brethren, Community Center, 21344 Road 18 N.E., Marlin, Wash., 8-10:45 a.m.
Wednesday – No blood drives today. Merry Christmas!
Thursday – Chewelah Civic Center, 301 E. Clay Ave., Chewelah, Wash., noon-5:30 p.m.
Friday – Lincoln County Public Hospital, 10 Nichols St., Davenport, Wash., 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m.; Spokane Teachers Credit Union, 2718 First St., Cheney, 1:15-5 p.m.; Encoder Products Co., 464276 Highway 95 S., Sagle, Idaho, 1:30-4 p.m.
Saturday – No blood drives.
Sunday – No blood drives.
Monday – Eagles Lodge, 127 E. Larch St., Othello, Wash., 12:30-6 p.m.
The largest donor for the week of Dec. 13-19 was held at Coeur d’Alene High School with 101 units donated.
The Inland Northwest Blood Center, 210 W. Cataldo, is open for donors Monday, Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The blood center provides an average of 150 units of blood and blood components per day to patients in more than 30 area hospitals. For more information, call (509) 624-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.