Story Medical and LifeServe Blood Center are partnering to save lives. The Story County Medical Center blood drive will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Outpatient Clinic at 640 South 19th St., Nevada.

To donate blood a donor must: weigh at least 120 pounds, be at least 16 years old (16- and 17-year-old donors must have a signed parental/guardian permission form), be in general good health, eat a good meal prior to donating blood, drink plenty of fluids before and after donating blood, and bring a photo ID.

Schedule your appointment today by calling Dena Bailey at 515-382-2111, or online at