During February, Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, is holding several blood drives here in Valencia County, eliminating the need to drive to Albuquerque to donate.
•10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, Isleta Resort and Casino, Ballroom C, 11000 Broadway SE, Albuquerque; donors receive t-shirts
•9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus, Learning Resource Center, 280 La Entrada Road, Los Lunas
•2-5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, Belen City Hall parking lot, 100 S. Main St., Belen
•12:30-2:45 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, Smith’s Grocery, 2580 Main St. NE, Los Lunas
•1-4:45 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, Starlight Cinema, 2226 Sun Ranch Village Road, Los Lunas; donors receive a movie ticket