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      Free Movie Tickets By Giving Blood

      LifeSouth Community Blood Centers will be hosting a series of blood drives beginning Friday. The blood center will offer free movie ticket to blood donors.

      "This is a fun way to thank those who come out to help," said LifeSouth Central Alabama District Director Ashley Smith. "The giving also has a direct local impact, since many of our local hospitals receive blood components from LifeSouth and its donors."

      {}{}{}{} The tickets will be available as long as they last on LifeSouth bloodmobiles and at donor center.

      {} Scheduled Blood Drives are as follows:{}{}{}{} Friday, July 5, include: Wal-Mart, 5919 Trussville Crossing Parkway, Trussville, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Jasper Mall, 300 Highway 78, Jasper, noon to 6 p.m.; and Wal-Mart, 2181 Pelham Parkway, Pelham, 2 - 8 p.m.{}{}{}{} Saturday, July 6, blood drives include: Bama Flea Mall and Antique Center, 1605 Ashville Road, Leeds, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wal-Mart, 5335 Highway 280, Hoover, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Piggly Wiggly, 4750 Eastern Valley Road, McCalla, noon to 6 p.m.{}{}{}{}{} Sunday, July 7, LifeSouth will be at: Wal-Mart, 1007 Red Farmer Drive, Hueytown, noon to 4 p.m.; Wal-Mart, 890 Odum Road, Gardendale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Harley Davidson Heart of Dixie, 333 Cahaba Valley Parkway, Pelham, noon to 4 p.m.

      {}Donors must be 17 years or older, or 16 with parental permission, must weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. A photo ID is also required. For more information, call 888-795-27407 or visit{}