Thursday, June 8, 2017

Give Blood In Dorchester June 19 And You Could Win Royals Tickets


The Friend newspaper reports:  "Now is the time to be a hero in your community. Help give back to communities outside the greater Lincoln and Omaha city limits who join in the mission to help save lives."

The upcoming Hometown Heroes blood drive will be held June 19 at the Dorchester Fire Department in Dorchester, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., according to information provided to us.

The Dorchester Fire Dept. is partnering with the Nebraska Community Blood Bank for its Hometown Heroes Blood Drive. If the fire department reaches its goal, the fire department will be awarded monetary funds to help modernize DVFD equipment.  If you are interested in donating blood at the Dorchester blood drive on June 19, call Tim Stehlik at 402-641-8544 as soon as possible.  He will call back later for exact times closer to the donation date.

As the newspaper story points out, "through the month of June, Nebraska Community Blood Bank is offering all presenting donors the chance to win one of eight pairs of Kansas City Royals baseball tickets. Winners will be drawn weekly.

"Donate blood at an upcoming Hometown Heroes blood drive or join the Hometown Heroes blood drive campaign by sponsoring a blood drive. The summer program, which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, awards communities that pull together for the cause of blood donation with monetary funds for a community or organizational project. 

"For more information about the Hometown Heroes program visit www.NCBB.org/heroes."

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