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June 25, 2013




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Red Cross will be at MnDOT’s Baxter office July 2

MnDOT invites Brainerd Lakes area to celebrate Independence Day by donating blood


BAXTER, Minn. – Brainerd Lakes area residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Independence Day early by donating blood at the Red, White and You Blood Drive hosted at the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s office in Baxter.


The American Red Cross blood drive is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at MnDOT’s District 3 headquarters, 7694 Industrial Park Road, located on the east side of Highway 371 between South College Road and Highway 210 in Baxter.


All of the day’s blood donors will be entered into a drawing for prizes valued up to $3,000. All prized are donated through the American Red Cross.


Donors should be healthy, at least 17 years old (or 16 years old with parental consent) and weigh at least 110 pounds.

To make an appointment, call Ellie at 218-828-5700.


The Red, White and You Blood Drive is a non-profit event of the American Red Cross. More information on the Red Cross, visit


For directions to MnDOT’s District Headquarters in Baxter, visit


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MnDOT Baxter Office

Tuesday, July 2

8 am to 12:45 pm