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March 25, 2019

Oswego County Hosts Blood Drive in Honor of Former Legislator John 'Jack' Proud

OSWEGO - Oswego County will partner with the American Red Cross to host a community blood drive in honor of former County Legislator John "Jack" Proud from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 15, in the Legislative Chambers of the County Office Building, 46 E. Bridge St., Oswego.

"Jack Proud served as legislator from the town of Mexico for more than two decades. He gave countless hours of service to the Legislature, its Health Committee, and to community organizations in Mexico and across Oswego County," said County Legislature Chairman Jim Weatherup, District 9, Central Square. "Blood donations can help save people's lives, and this is a way of showing how much we appreciate the lifelong contributions that Jack made to our county."

The American Red Cross offers these tips for people before they donate blood:

To make an appointment for the April 15 blood drive, visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive or call Chris Jones, Clerk of the Legislature, weekdays at 315-349-8247. For more information about the American Red Cross, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcross.org.

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