The American Red Cross Challenges Downtown Bangor Restaurants on December 10th, 2019

November 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

The American Red Cross Challenges

 Downtown Bangor Restaurants on December 10th, 2019

Bangor, ME - The American Red Cross will host a blood drive competition on Tuesday December 10th, 2019 from 11am until 4pm at the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, 2 Hammond Street, Suite 1, Bangor.  

The American Red Cross has challenged restaurants in Downtown Bangor to a blood donation competition, with the winner receiving bragging rights and a handsome trophy to display in their business for the year.  

“This is a great way for area restaurants and community members to raise vital blood donations while having a little fun!” said Beverly Austin, Donor Recruitment Associate for the American Red Cross.  “We also encourage anyone working or living in the area to come down to the Chamber and donate.  Just let us know your favorite restaurant when you do and we’ll attribute your donation towards their goal.” advised Austin. 

Appointments are not required, but are recommended and can be made online at www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).  

The American Red Cross says blood donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and must not have given blood within the past 56 days. Blood donors should also be in good health and feeling well on the day of the donation.

For more information contact:

Beverly Austin

Donor Recruitment Associate

Northern New England Region

(207) 317-2670

 

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Contact:
Beverly Austin, Donor Recruitment
(207) 941-2903

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