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Written by Dave Blanks   
Monday, 09 April 2007 01:49

You could win a Trip to New York City simply by giving blood or platelets during the month of April. All month long anyone who donates blood or platelets at an American Red Cross blood drive or donor center will be entered into a regional drawing for a

"New York Get Away" prize package.

It includes two round-trip domestic tickets on Delta Air Lines, a two-night weekend stay at the New York Palace Hotel and two tickets to a Blue Man Group performance.
Upcoming blood drives in Ashe County include:

-Today at Wal-Mart, from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
-Next Thursday the 19
th at the National Guard Armory from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Carolinas Blood Services, which supplies blood to approximately 103 hospitals, needs 1,600 blood and platelet donors a day to meet the needs of patients in the region. To give…you must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or go online to to make an appointment to donate blood or platelets.

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