Macomb Local News

Western Illinois University's 6th Annual Pay if Forward Blood Drive is coming up on February 3rd on the WIU Macomb campus. The Red Cross has recently issued an emergency need for blood due to the cancelation of more than 300 blood drives throughout the country on account of bad weather. If you're interested and able to donate blood, the Pay it Forward Blood Drive will open at 10am on Wednesday, February 3rd, in the Heritage Room of the University Union. Contact Gretchen Steil-Weiss ( or Shannon Reed ( to register. Walk in sessions will open up at 11am.