Published on July 30, 2010
Blood drives set for August
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544
Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505
MONTEREY, Calif. — Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula has scheduled six blood drives in August and those who donate by August 7 will get a coupon for a pint of Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
The drives are:
Friday, August 6, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
20 Ryan Ranch Road, Monterey, CA 93940
Contact: Brandi Brisco, (831) 393-7089
Del Monte Center, Back to School Festival
Saturday, August 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Near Century Theatres, Del Monte Center, Monterey, CA 93940
Contact: Terri Neece, (831) 373-2705, extension 107
Monterey Farmer's Market*
Tuesday, August 10, 4 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Franklin Street, at corner of Alvarado
Contact: Blood Center, (831) 625-4814
*NOTE: The bloodmobile is at the Farmer's Market the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
American Red Cross-Carmel
Thursday, August 12, 11 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
SE corner of 8th & Dolores, Carmel, CA 93921
Contact: Daniella Estrella-Salgado, (831) 624-6921
Central Coast Federal Credit Union
Friday, August 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
4242 Gigling Road, Seaside, CA 93955
Contact: Suzzie Dorn, 1-800-562-0312 ext 203
Thursday, August 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
228 Reservation Rd., Marina, CA 93933
Contact: Samantha Slorance (831) 384-6900
Donations may also be made at the Blood Center, 576 Hartnell St., Suite 100, across from the post office in Monterey. Appointments are encouraged and may be made by calling 625-4814. Hours are Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, founded in 1934 and located at 23625 Holman Highway in Monterey, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 205 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at www.chomp.org