OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — If you don’t already have your calendars marked for Monday, put a bright red X for Media Blood Donor Day. 

Local girl battling bone cancer during nationwide blood shortage crisis

This year, especially, there is a critical blood shortage and Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is rolling up its sleeves to get to work. 

I know they could really use the help, so we’re happy to provide this venue and give them this opportunity. 

Kim Florence, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack

The casino will be hosting Blood Donor Day by the American Red Cross in its conference rooms.