The Town of Kure Beach will hold an American Red Cross blood drive Friday, Aug. 19.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kure Beach Community Center.
Those wishing to schedule a donation, can do so by clicking here. Walk-in donations also are encouraged.
Town officials have set a goal of 40 units of blood.
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