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A Better Region 8: Give the 'Gift of Life'

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It's that time of the year when we come on your TV and ask for your blood donations.

Our annual “Drive for Life Blood Drive” is this weekend at the St. Bernards Auditorium in downtown Jonesboro. 

You've heard it before: "Give the gift of life."

Think about it – when you give blood, that's exactly what you're doing. Blood supplies are typically low in January. Having the right blood on hand can mean the difference between life and death. 

So, join us this weekend along with our sponsors--Medic One, Farm Bureau of Craighead County and Central Ford--to help the American Red Cross by giving the gift of life in the “Drive For Life Blood Drive.”

As part of this year's “Drive for Life,” we're unveiling the new Central Ford Storm Tracker. And, because giving back is a way of life in Region 8, one lucky school can receive the retired Central Ford Storm Tracker.

We hope to see you at St. Bernards Auditorium downtown Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

You can schedule a time to give this weekend or any time in the future.

Be a lifesaver. You can make a difference and make this A Better Region 8.

- Chris Conroy, KAIT VP & General Manager

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