American Red Cross blood drives are scheduled in Flag Pond and Erwin during May. Presenting donors at Red Cross drives or donation centers between April 1 and June 30 will be entered in a Spring into Giving drawing for a chance to win one of three $1,000 gift cards. The Sweetwater Church of God Blood Drive will be held Sunday, May 6, from noon-4 p.m. at 100 Sweetwater Loop, Flag Pond. Call Myra Harris at 743-0458 for more information or to schedule an appointment. The Erwin Community Blood Drive at the First Christian Church will be held on Friday, May 11, from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the church, 312 South Main Ave. This blood drive is a tribute to the memory of Penny Keesecker. Call the American Red Cross at (423) 202-5619 or go to www.redcrossblood.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.