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September is National Preparedness Month. A strong blood supply is key to preparedness for disasters and medical emergencies. Donors are needed now to help ensure blood is on the shelves the moment it’s needed. The next blood drive is Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Village Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Schedule your Red Cross blood donation by calling the school at 636-2252 or visit