BENNINGTON >> Southern Vermont College (SVC) will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive Monday, April 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Everett Mansion's Burgdorff Gallery. Donors are required to be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. The College invites and encourages community members to participate in the Blood Drive. According to the American Red Cross, one blood donation can save up to three lives.

For more information or to volunteer at the Blood Drive, contact SVC's Civic Engagement Coordinator Shannon Schmutz at 802-447-4667 or Individuals may also contact the American Red Cross directly at 800-RED-CROSS or to sign up to donate blood. Walk-ins are also welcome.

About SVC

Founded in 1926, Southern Vermont College offers a career-enhancing liberal arts education with 17 academic degree programs for approximately 460 students. SVC recognizes the importance of educating students for the workplace of the twenty-first century and as successful leaders in their communities. SVC's athletic teams are part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC). The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a Community-Engagement Classification institution. For more information about SVC, visit the Web site,