Area residents can donate blood Thursday, July 24 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Tomah Memorial Hospital, 321 Butts Avenue and get a free admission ticket to the Monroe County Fair. To donate blood, a person must be in good health, at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and have photo identification. Sixteen-year-olds may donate with parental consent. Forms are available at Tomah Memorial, and online with the Blood Center of Wisconsin at www.bcw.edu. All attempting donors will receive an admission ticket to the Monroe County Fair scheduled July 23 - 27 at Recreation Park in Tomah. Call Tomah Memorial Hospital at (608) 374-6605 to schedule an appointment or go online to www.tomahhospital.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.