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Published on March 06, 2012

Ice cream giveaway in pint-for-a-pint blood drive

 

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544
Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         

MONTEREY, Calif. — Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula’s “pint-for-a-pint” blood drive, when everyone who donates blood receives a coupon for a free pint of Baskin-Robbins® ice cream.

 The pint-for-a-pint giveaway is from Monday, March 12 through Friday, March 16, while coupons last. Donors may give at Community Hospital’s Blood Center, open from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Fridays. Appointments are recommended by calling 625-4814 or e-mailing bloodcenter@chomp.org.

 

More information about blood donation is available at www.chomp.org or find us on Facebook.

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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 207 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