Retirement communities host blood drives

Two retirement communities in east Pierce County will host blood drives in December for Cascade Regional Blood Services.  Here’s the schedule:

  • Dec. 5, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Cedar Ridge, 9515 198th Ave. E. in Bonney Lake.
  • Dec. 21, from 12 to 4 p.m. at Silver Creek, 17607 91st Ave. E. in the South Hill area of Puyallup.

Cascade Regional Blood Services supplies Franciscan Health System and MultiCare Health System hospitals and clinics in Pierce County and south King County. Information for blood donors is available at