The New Boston Fire Department Auxiliary is sponsoring the Red Cross to host a winter blood drive. The Red Cross will be at the New Boston Central School gym on Monday, January 17th from 2 to 7 p.m. Please join us to donate and enjoy an assortment of homemade soups and chili as well as fabulous homemade desserts made by Auxiliary members. if you have never donated this will make a terrific New Years resolution- and you will feel great when you have achieved this one! The Red Cross reminds you: Hydrate, think iron and bring a postive ID. The basic requirements to donate are a minimum age of 17 (no maximum age), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health the day of your donation. You can donate every 56 days. If you have medical questions regarding donating, feel free to call the Red Cross at 1-800-462-9400. Minimize your wait by making a appointment. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and click on the "make a blood donation appointment" button, enter zip code 03070. For questions about the drive, contact Lisa Plourde at 487-3273.