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Alpha Phi Omega and Red Cross To Sponsor
Valentine's Day Blood Drive at UW-Eau Claire

MAILED: Feb. 4, 2003

         EAU CLAIRE  Take the time to share the love this Valentine's Day by donating the gift of blood.
         The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's chapter of Alpha Phi Omega and the American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive to help collect the 900 to 1,000 units of blood the Red Cross estimates are needed each day to meet the needs of regional hospital patients.
         
UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students, as well as Eau Claire community members, are invited to donate blood in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, and Thursday, Feb. 13.
         To donate blood, individuals may make appointments from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Feb. 4 through Feb. 6, There also will be a registration booth located in the Hilltop Center Wednesday, Feb. 5, and Thursday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. Donors without appointments will be accepted as time allows.
         Donors should bring photo identification and their social security number. Donations take approximately one hour.
         Eau Claire area businesses will donate food and prizes, which will be available for all donors.
         Contact APO's Michelle Thomas at (715) 855-4386, or by email at thomasm@uwec.edu, for more information.
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Updated: February 4, 2003