|Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District|
31315 Chaney St
Lake Elsinore, CA 92531
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||PRESS RELEASE #092611|
|Subject :||EVMWD to Host Blood Drive|
|Contact :||Bonnie Woodrome, Public Affairs Representative, Public Affairs (951) 674-3146 x8274|
|LAKE ELSINORE, CA – Community members interested in making a blood donation will have the opportunity to do so at the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District next week. |
The EVMWD blood drive is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, at district headquarters located at 31315 Chaney Street in Lake Elsinore.
Lifestream officials say that blood is needed daily for people being treated for a range of serious ailments including cancer, sickle cell, anemia, severe burns, traumatic injuries and those undergoing surgeries.
EVMWD partners with Lifestream blood bank to host several drives a year and donors must be at least 15 years old (with parent/guardian consent if they are 15 or 16 years old). Donors must also weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health, be free of high-risk behavior/infectious disease. Participants are also required to bring a photo ID.
For more information about Lifestream and blood donations, visit www.lstream.org.
EVMWD provides service to more than 140,000 water, wastewater and agricultural customers in a 96-square mile service area in Western Riverside County. The District is a sub-agency of the Western Municipal Water District and a member agency of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Visit the EVMWD website at www.evmwd.com for additional information.
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