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Columbia Blood Drive Offers Prizes

February 07, 2011 | Other

The Columbia Community Blood Drive, held under the auspices of the American Red Cross, will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 15, from 1:30-6:30 p.m., at Turner Hall, 211 E. Cherry St., in Columbia.

Those donating blood through Monday, Feb. 28, will receive a specially designed Elvis Presley-themed rock and roll T-shirt and will be eligible to win a prize during the "Ultimate Elvis Sweepstakes." Prizes include an expense-paid trip for two to Las Vegas, featuring tickets to Cirque du Soleil's Viva Elvis and accommodations at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter; and an expense-paid trip for two to Memphis, Tenn., featuring exclusive Graceland access and accommodations at The Peabody Hotel.

To make an appointment, call 618-281-6941 or go online to redcrossblood.org, sponsor code Turner Hall. 

ElvisCriticsSuck wrote on February 08, 2011
Somewhere, I have a picture of Elvis donating blood while in The Army. I know when he was in Baptist Hospital in Memphis they had to safe guard his Blood Samples as they would be stolen! Never saw that on Ebay (yet)!