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7th Annual Thanks-4-Giving blood drive
7th Annual Thanks-4-Giving blood drive

Bradenton, FL -- Bright House Networks have teamed up with Florida Blood Services and Chili’s restaurants to host their 7th Annual "Thanks-4-Giving" blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 22 to build our community's blood supply before the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend. 

Florida Blood Services bloodmobiles will be on site from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at these participating Chili’s restaurants:

  • 6125 Exchange Way, Bradenton
  • 3715 1st St., Bradenton

In addition, all Florida Blood Services and Blood Net USA Donor Centers in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk counties, will be participating in this vital drive blood drive during the hours listed at the addresses below:

  • 216 Manatee Avenue E. at 2nd Avenue E., Bradenton  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 11161 East St. Road at Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All lifesaving donors will receive a $5 FREE Chili’s Gift Card, a "limited edition" Thanks4Giving t-shirt and a wellness checkup, including a cholesterol screening, plus entry into a drawing for a $250 gift certificate towards your Bright House Networks account! 

In addition one lucky winner each week, among all donors from Nov. 1 to Feb. 29, (seventeen in all) will receive a key and have a chance to win a 2012 KIA Soul from Friendly KIA! (For more information and official rules visit www.fbsblood.org)

Generally, healthy people, age 16 or older, who weigh at least 110 pounds can be blood donors.  Identification is required prior to donation. 

For further information, please call 1‑800‑68‑BLOOD (25663) or visit www.fbsblood.org.

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