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First United Methodist Church Blood Drive

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, 9 a.m. to noon


First United Methodist Church Blood Drive to Benefit Local Patients



Kansas City, Mo.--Community Blood Center (CBC) is the primary supplier of provider of blood and blood components to 70 plus hospitals and medical centers in the Kansas City region. CBC will conduct a life-saving blood drive on Saturrday, January 24, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


“When individuals normally think of essential community services, they think about the fire and police departments.” said Jay Menitove, M.D., former President/CEO and Medical Director with Community Blood Center. “Community Blood Center and its donors are very similar to police officers and fire fighters. We make up a life-saving team that is here to meet the needs of local patients. Our volunteer donors to roll up their sleeves and do so without hesitation.”


Lawrence, KS individuals can help by donating blood at this Community Blood Center blood drive on Saturrday, January 24, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The drive will be held at 867 HWY 40, Lawrence, KS at the First United Methodist Church’s West Campus Celebration Center in the Great Room.


To make an appointment online, visit, click the “Schedule an Appointment” icon and enter Sponsor Code 1stunitedmethodist3. For additional details, contact Christine Colbert at 785.764.3371.


Community Blood Center is the local non-profit supplier of blood services for 70 hospitals throughout Kansas City, Jefferson City, St. Joseph, Lawrence and Topeka. Community Blood Center is a member of America’s Blood Centers, a national network of independent blood centers that provides over half of the nation’s blood supply; the AABB, and the Blood Centers of America. To learn more about CBC, visit



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