625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-549-5858 FAX: 970-549-5810
HEROES BEHIND THE BADGES : COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
For Immediate Release
Contact: Shawn Montgomery (PIO) 970-260-3708
Fire agencies and law enforcement across the county have come together to host a MAJOR blood drive with the St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center starting March 16-28. Here’s the catch…it’s a competition. The winner, either all FIRE agencies or all law agencies will win $250 dollars to give to the charity of their choice and a trophy for bragging rights.
Heroes Behind the Badges – Blood Mobile Location and Dates:
March 16– Blood Mobile at GJPD/GJFD @ 4-7pm
March 20– Blood Mobile at Sheriff’s Office (215 Rice Street) @ 7-9am, MCSO Substation @ 4-7pm.
March 24– Blood Mobile at GJ Fire Station #5 @ 11am-1pm, and Clifton Fire @ 2:30-4:30
March 25– Lower Valley Fire @ 12:30-2:30pm, Fruita Police Department/Colorado State Patrol @ 4-7pm.
March 26– GJ Fire Station #3 @ 9-11am, Palisade Fire @ 12:30-2:30pm
March 28– GJPD/GJFD @ 11am-1pm
What you need to do:
1. Donate Blood 2. Tell your family, your friends, your neighbors, etc. to Donate Blood 3. When going to Donate Blood, check FIRE to give your donation to all fire agencies or police to give your donation for all law enforcement agencies. 4. Bring your ID, drink lots of water and try to eat something before you Donate Blood.
There is a flyer attached that you can print off and hand out as well.