COSHOCTON -- The Roscoe Village Foundation will host an American Red Cross blood drive in Roscoe Village on Monday, June 14 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Visitor Center in the Exhibit Hall.

Education Manager Rolanda Hunt said, "We are pleased and honored to offer the facility again for such a rewarding community service."

In the unique setting at the Visitor Center , donors will be able to enjoy the dioramas and other canal-related items, plus a special guest appearance by the 1800s doctor, Dr. Maro Johnson. He will enlighten the donors on the medical practices of the 1800s; however, they assure the actual blood collection will be performed by a trained staff member of the Red Cross.

According to Brad Fuller of the Coshocton Chapter for the American Red Cross, "Few summer activities feel as good as helping to save lives by donating blood. Just one hour of your time could mean a lifetime for someone."

This year, young adults that are at least 16 years of age and meet certain height and weight requirements can donate blood with parental permission. The consent forms will be available at the blood drive.

Help them celebrate Flag Day by donating blood to the Coshocton Red Cross. Donors will receive a patriotic mug rug made by our Roscoe Village weavers and a small United States stick flag courtesy of Annin & Company.

To schedule an appointment, call Hunt at (740) 622-7644.