Rockford, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2013
The Rock River Valley Blood Center, 104.9 WXRX, Park Lanes and Jersey Mike’s are joining forces to host the Thirteenth Annual Rock & Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood and Marrow Drive. The event will take place Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 9:00am-4:00pm at Park Lanes Bowling Center, 5318 North 2nd Street, Loves Park, IL 61111.
The Thirteenth Annual Blood Drive hopes to register more than 200 donors at the event. The event will feature WXRX’s Stone and Double-T broadcasting live from the event which will feature food from the Jersey Mike’s, prizes and give-a-ways. The first 104 donors will receive a special edition, souvenir t-shirt provided by Guerilla Graffix.
As part of National Blood Donor Month, WXRX and the Rock River Valley Blood Center have established this annual event in hopes of generating new donors and increasing public awareness of the necessity of blood and marrow donations.
The Rock River Valley Blood Center serves as a centralized, community blood center and is the only provider of blood products and services to Beloit Memorial Hospital, Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, FHN, Mercy Harvard Hospital, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rochelle Community Hospital, Rockford Health System, SwedishAmerican Health System and SwedishAmerican Medical Center—Belvidere. For more information or to make an appointment to donate blood, please call toll free 877-RRVBC-99 or find RRVBC on the web at http://www.rrvbc.org.
Media Contact: Jennifer Bowman
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