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FairPoint and WCSH 6/WLBZ 2 partnering for blood drive

Posted Dec. 11, 2013, at 8:05 a.m.

BANGOR and PORTLAND, Maine — FairPoint Communications is encouraging Maine residents to bundle up their family and friends and give blood this holiday season.

FairPoint is again partnering with WCSH 6 and WLBZ 2, the American Red Cross and other community partners for a holiday blood drive, scheduled for 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at locations in Bangor and Portland. Eligible donors may visit the Holiday Inn by the Bay, located at 88 Spring St. in Portland, or the Bangor Elks Lodge at 108 Odlin Road in Bangor to give blood.

All presenting donors will receive a goodie bag filled with treats, including an American Red Cross T-shirt. Visitors also may enter to win amazing raffle prizes such as tablets, a laptop, eReaders and digital cameras.  To make an appointment, or for more information about giving blood, call 1-800 RED CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

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