Big Bear, Ca, October 28, 2010, 12:00pm – Lifestream helps save lives by connecting donors and patients through the gift of blood.  Lifestream will hold a community blood and marrow drive in the Stater Brothers shopping center on Friday November 5th, 2010, from 11:00am to 4:00pm.  Healthy individuals at least 15 years of age may donate blood.  (Those 15 and 16 years of age must provide LifeStream with written parental consent.  Parent consent forms are available at any donor center, community blood drive or at  All prospective donors should be free of infections or illness, weigh at least 110 pounds, and not be at risk for AIDS or hepatitis.  Donors receive a free mini-physical as part of the donation process. Donating blood takes about an hour, yet gives someone a lifetime. For more information, please call 1-800-TRY GIVING.