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Published on August 28, 2013

Prizes, KRML broadcast part of end-of-summer blood drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505

MONTEREY, Calif. — Mark the end of summer by doing a good deed for your community and donate blood during a drive sponsored by Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, through Thursday, September 5.

 

Donors have chances to win gift cards, movie passes, and more during the drive. Stop by on Tuesday (September 5) for a live broadcast by KRML radio, 102.1 FM and 1410 AM, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Blood Center, 576 Hartnell Street, Monterey. Donate then or anytime during regular hours: Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Note that the center will be closed on Friday, September 6 for an off-site blood drive.

 

 Appointments are available by calling 625-4814 or email bloodcenter@chomp.org.

 

“Donors really are helping our community because blood donated through Community Hospital stays in our community,” says Sharon Paddock, Blood Center supervisor.

 

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ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

CommunityHospital of the MontereyPeninsula, established in 1934, 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 MontereyPeninsula 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 CentralCoast, Peninsula Wellness Center, and business offices. Find more information about CommunityHospital of the MontereyPeninsula at http://www.chomp.org/