The American Red Cross and the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Residence Life Office are teaming up to pull off the University’s seventh “Super” Blood Drive this summer, the time of year when the need for blood increases.

The Super Blood Drive will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 30 in the Gentile Hall Gymnasium.

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Everyone is encouraged to help save lives at one of the largest American Red Cross blood drives in Aroostook County.

Call 1-800-GIVE LIFE (1-800-448-3543) or log onto and type 04769 in the zip code field to make your appointment today.

The goal of the Super Blood Drive is to collect at least 300 pints of life-saving blood.

For more information about this event, call 768-9601.