Assemblyman McKevitt To Sponsor Blood Drive

June 10, 2011

Assemblyman Thomas McKevitt (R,C,I- East Meadow), in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services, will be sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, June 27 from 2:15 to 8:15 p.m. at the North Bellmore American Legion Post 1749, located at 1298 Newbridge Road in North Bellmore.

Donors must have a valid ID, weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 16 years of age (16-year-olds need parental consent, and those 76 years of age and older need a doctor’s note), eat well and be well hydrated prior to appointment, and not have gotten a tattoo within the past 12 months. Please call 1-800-688-0900 for further questions regarding medical eligibility.

“Blood is a precious resource that can save lives, and I encourage all community members to donate,” said McKevitt.

Those who wish to donate blood are asked to call Assemblyman McKevitt’s office at 516-739-5119 to schedule an appointment. There will be great raffle prizes from local vendors such as Café Baci, Jim Dandy Cleaners, Iavarone Brothers, King Kullen, Lotsa Bagels, Massage Envy, Moolala Frozen Yogurt, Nails & Relaxation Spa, Olga's Hair Design, Piccolo Ristorante, Red Door Spas, Elizabeth Arden, Texicana Grill, and Umberto's of Wantagh.