Conway Regional to host blood drive

Conway Regional and the Arkansas Blood Institute are giving Faulkner County the opportunity to pay it forward by asking them to donate during a two-day blood drive.

The event is planned 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Conway Regional Auditorium at 2302 College Ave.

The Arkansas Blood Institute is the new provider for blood services at Conway Regional Medical Center. The Oklahoma-based organization supplies blood to 25 other Arkansas hospitals and is the ninth largest non-profit blood center in the country. The blood collected in in this area stays here to benefit the community.

If possible, donors are asked to make appointments online at

For additional information, contact the Arkansas Blood Institute’s blood drive coordinator Vince Maniace at [email protected].

Donors can enter a drawing for a $50 Walmart gift card each day of the drive.