The American Red Cross and Mesquite’s Department of Athletics will host a blood drive on Friday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mesquite Rec Center, 100 W. Old Mill Rd.

To schedule an appointment or for more information log onto and enter the Sponsor Code: “City of Mesquite” or contact the Mesquite Recreation Center.

If you have questions regarding your eligibility to donate blood, please call the Red Cross at 866-236-3276.