Local blood drive happening today

The Russell County Community Blood Drive is taking place today from 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the South Kentucky RECC Community Room.

Donors will be entered to win a $100 gift card sponsored by Realtor Brooke Bunch with Southern Nest Realty.

All donors will also receive a Kentucky Blood Center t-shirt, while supplies last.

The blood center needs approximately 400 blood donors daily to supply more than 70 hospitals in Kentucky.