NSB library hosts blood drive Feb. 16

By HENRY FREDERICK
HEADLINE SURFER

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be available for blood donations from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in the parking lot of the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged. Appointments can be made by visiting www.oneblood.org and clicking on “where to donate.”

OneBlood is a not-for-profit organization responsible for providing blood to 213 hospital partners and their patients in most of central and south Florida and the panhandle.

For more information, please call the library at 386-424-2910, option 4.
 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories narly eveenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in Wst Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.