Published: Feb. 18, 1998

University of Colorado at Boulder staff and student groups will sponsor a blood drive on campus Feb. 24, 25 and 26.

Volunteers may donate blood between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. each day at the University Memorial Center's west ballroom. The UMC is located at Broadway and Euclid Avenue.

Donors should be in good health, weigh 110 pounds and not be in a high-risk behavior group. Donors should eat within four hours of donating and drink lots of fluids before and after.

The process takes about 45 to 50 minutes. Each donation can help from one to three patients in area hospitals who need blood.

Appointments are encouraged but not required. To make an appointment call 492-5473 before 3 p.m. on Feb. 23. Walk-in donations also will be accepted.

The blood drive is sponsored by Boulder Staff Council, Alpha Phi Omega, Arnold Air Society, Panhellenic, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Golden Key Honor Society, Interfraternity Council and the Belle Bonfils Community Blood Center.