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Published on June 02, 2014

Two churches, Ryan Ranch business sponsoring blood drives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505 

MONTEREY, Calif. — Shoreline Community Church, Pacific Coast Church, and Pro*Act are sponsoring blood drives for Community Hospital in June, helping ensure a blood supply during the summer months, when donations typically decline.

The mobile blood drive schedule is: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, June 5 at Pro*Act, 24560 Silver Cloud Court, Monterey; 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, June 8, Shoreline Community Church, 2500 Garden Road, Monterey, and 11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Sunday, June 29 at Pacific Coast Church, 522 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove.

Blood may also be donated at Community Hospital’s Blood Center, 576 Hartnell Dr., Monterey. Appointments are recommended; call 625-4814. Donors must be 17 or older, (16 with parental permission), and weigh at least 110 pounds. More information on donating blood may be found on Community Hospital’s web site, at www.chomp.org/blood-center. Blood donated to Community Hospital stays in our community, so by donating, you may be helping a friend, neighbor, or even a member of your own family.

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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 220 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/