Boy Scout Troop 25 to sponsor blood drive

Boy Scout Troop 25 will sponsor a blood drive from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the cafeteria at Truman Middle School,12225 Eddie & Park Road.

A chronic need for blood exists across the region, according to a news release.

To make an appointment, contact Sharon Long at sharonlong2000@att.net or (314) 471-2910.

Walk-ins also are welcome. Photo identification is required to donate blood, the release stated.