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Admiral Windwagon Smith Takes Time to Donate Blood - May 6

Central Plains Blood Services Region

May 5, 2010
 

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Media Contact:Jennifer L. Keller - (316) 268-0853 / Cell: (316) 558-2428

E-Contact Info: kellerje@usa.redcross.org - Twitter: @JenniferLKeller & @RedCrossBloodKS          

Websites:www.redcrossblood.organd http://www.redcrossracing.com                                                                              

 

Admiral Windwagon Smith Devin Hansen to Donate Blood May 6, 2010

 

WHO:

37th Admiral Windwagon Smith Devin Hansen, this year’s face of the Wichita River Festival.

 

WHAT:       

Windwagon Smith will donate blood.

 

WHERE: 

Wichita Blood Donor Center, 707 N. Main, Wichita, Kan. 67203 - 316-265-6601

 

WHEN:       

Thursday, May 6, 2010

2 to 3 p.m.

 

WHY:         

The American Red Cross Blood Services – Central Plains Region is thrilled to have Admiral Windwagon Smith donate blood tomorrow.                        

It demonstrates Devin Hansen’s commitment to improving our community, and will bring attention to the ongoing need for blood donation. His donation may help save up to three lives. We’re also planning to talk him into joining Red Cross Racingwhile he’s here.

 

How to Donate Blood:

Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.orgto make an appointment today. Walk-ins are also welcome at this drive. All blood types are needed to ensure the Red Cross maintains an adequate blood supply. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 in Kansas with completed Parental Consent Form). New height and weight restrictions apply to donors younger than 19. Visit redcrossblood.orgto learn more.

 

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Crossshelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides nearly half of the nation’s blood supply; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charity, not a government agency and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission.

 

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