AUGUSTA — The Day of Remembrance Blood Drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center.

The 8th annual drive held on Sept. 11 is an effort to collect nearly 300 pints of blood. Donors must be at least 17 (16 with parental consent on a Red Cross form), weigh at least 110 pounds, and not have donated in the last 56 days. There is no upper age limit.