Press
Release
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
31315 Chaney St
Lake Elsinore, CA 92531

9/26/2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #092611
Subject :

EVMWD to Host Blood Drive
Contact :Bonnie Woodrome, Public Affairs Representative, Public Affairs    (951) 674-3146 x8274
    bwoodrome@evmwd.net
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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