VANDALIA – Vandalia United Methodist Church will host a community blood drive Monday, August 3 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a splashy water bottle as the donor gift, plus a chance to win a deluxe Hawaii vacation for two. The Community Blood Center (CBC) Bloodmobile will be at 200 South Dixie Drive.
Everyone who registers to donate will receive a free “Catch the Wave – Donate Blood” screw top water bottle with straw; everyone age 18 and older will also be entered in the CBC “Get on Board – Give Blood” summer blood drive drawing to win an all-expense-paid Hawaii vacation for two. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.
The grand prize includes air travel and deluxe accommodations for eight nights at two island locations. All taxes, fees and meals are included. The vacation package also includes pre-paid activities and sight-seeing excursions, plus all ground transportation.
Everyone age 18 and older who registers to donate with CBC from May 4 through Aug. 28 will be automatically entered in the Get on Board – Give Blood Summer Blood Drive drawing. REACH magazine is the media sponsor and The Flowerman is the fresh flower sponsor. Eligible donors can enter the drawing a second time when they register for a second donation during the blood drive period. Official rules are available at www.givingblood.org.
Reach Community Blood Center at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.