The American Red Cross encourages the community to give blood during April, which is National Volunteer Month this April.


Donors of all blood types are needed to help meet patient needs this spring.


Two blood drives are scheduled in Hardin County this month.


The first is in Forest on April 18 from 2- 7 pm at the McVitty Memorial VFW Post 1182, 204 West Lima Street.


And in Kenton April 23 from noon until 6 at the First Baptist Church on County Road 175 in Kenton.