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Sheriff Schrader and Tax Commissioner Hampton at the last Blood Assurance Blood Drive at the sheriff’s office. 

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Blood Assurance blood drive on Wednesday, March 14 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The Sheriff’s office is located at 35 West Washington Street in Summerville. To schedule your blood donation appointment for next Wednesday’s drive go online to www.bloodassurance.org or text BAGIVE to 444999

The community is welcome to come and donate at Wednesday’s drive. It is a terrific way to not only show your support for our law enforcement and their daily efforts, but to also to join with them in serving our community.”

To be eligible to donate blood, you must be at least 18 years old (16 and 17 years old with parental consent), weigh 110 pounds or more and be in good health. Donors are asked to drink plenty of fluids — avoiding caffeine — and eat a meal that is rich in iron prior to donating.

All donors will receive a complimentary “Spring Blood Donor” t-shirt and donors 18 years and older will be entered to win four tickets to Dollywood.