(OLNEY/NEWTON) With a statewide Emergency Appeal for Blood in place, the American Red Cross as asking all donors to get out and give blood at their next earliest opportunity. In upcoming area blood drives : today at Good Samaritan Occupational Health & Acute Care in Robinson from 11:00 to 3:00 : today at the Community of Christ Church in Fairfield from 11:30 to 5:30 : today at the Apostolic Church of Salem from 1:00 to 5:00 : Thursday at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel from 11:00 to 5:00 : Thursday at the Blood Donation Center in Effingham from 11:30 to 7:30 : Friday at the Flora High School from 8:30 to 2:00 : Friday at the Cornerstone Church in Effingham from 1:30 to 5:30 : Saturday at the Blood Donation Center in Effingham from 7:00 to 3:00 : Monday at the Olney Public Library from 1:00 to 5:00 : Monday at the Robinson Community Center from 1:00 to 5:00 : for an appointment to donate blood, call the American Red Cross’ Blood Donation Center in Effingham, toll-free, at 800-733-2767 or go online to the official redcrossblood.org website.